What is Legal Aid?

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Connect with One of the Four Legal Aid Programs in Missouri

There are four legal separate legal aid programs in Missouri.  Click the following link to see which legal aid program serves your county.

Program Service Area Map

Click on a logo below to go to a legal aid program's official website. You will be able to find more information on available services. 

Legal Services of Southern MissouriMid-Missouri Legal Services (MMLS)Legal Aid of Western MissouriLegal Services of Easter Missouri

Know Your Rights as Students & Parents… Anywhere, Anytime.

The EdRights App from the Education Justice Program puts answers to your education rights questions at your fingertips.

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Detailed Installation Instructions

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How to Apply for Free Legal Aid

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Why I Give to Legal Aid

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Featured Article - "Hot Weather Rule" - Utility Disconnections

The "Hot Weather" Rule prohibits a utility company from disconnecting gas or electric utility service that is necessary to operate home heating equipment (such as an air conditioner) due to nonpayment of a utility bill during times of extreme heat. 

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Safety Planning for Domestic Violence

The Legal Services of Southern Missouri (LSSM) has developed a "Safety" Plan checklist and safety tips for victims of domestic violence during the COVID-19 Pandemic.  Click on the following link to view LSSM's "Safety Plan" brochure.

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"Talk Justice" - LSC Sponsored Podcasts

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The Legal Services Corporation has developed a series of podcasts concerning civil legal aid.  Each "Talk Justice" podcast will explore ways to expand access to justice and illustrate why it matters to the legal community, business, government and the general public.


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Covid-19 - Court and Resource Information Updates

To view the U.S. Government or the Missouri Department of Health Orders and News, or Oher Resource information links.

Understanding Missouri's Expungement Law

Individuals who committed certain crimes may have those offenses sealed under Missouri’s expungement law, lifting a huge stress off their shoulders and opening the door to potential opportunities. Click on image to read more.

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