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. 

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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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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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Featured Information - Cold Weather Rule - Utility Disconnections in Missouri

The Cold Weather Rule prohibits a utility company from disconnecting gas or electric utility service that is necessary to operate home heating equipment (such as a furnace) due to nonpayment of a utility bill during times of extreme cold. 


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Free Legal Aid Services

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Covid-19 - Court and Resource Information Updates

To view Missouri Court and Other Resource information, click on the links. 

To view the U.S. Government or the Missouri Department of Health Orders and News, click on the links.

"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.