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"Our mission is to improve access to justice in civil matters through quality client legal representation."

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Client Success Stories

 

Monica and her children are free from their abuser — they had Legal Aid on their side.

 

Monica and her husband, Art, had three children together. During their marriage, Art severely abused Monica by such acts as pulling her by her ankles off a couch, trying to push her out of a moving car while she was pregnant with their middle child, throwing a phone book at her face the night before she went into labor with that child, dragging her by her hair, pointing a gun at her, and pinning her against the kitchen sink while holding a knife.

 

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Domestic Violence Safety Plan

 

LSSM has published a "Safety" Plan checklist for victims of domestic violence.  The plan provides safety tips during an explosive incident, when preparing to leave, with a protection order and at home, work or in public.  Click on the following link to view the LSSM's "Safety Plan" brochure.

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Everyone Benefits from Legal Aid

"Without Missouri’s legal aid programs, thousands of low- income Missourians each year would not have access to the courts. The programs handle Protective Order cases and Medicaid and SSI appeals in which the clients desperately need representation, when no other lawyers will take those cases. The legal aid attorneys not only give their clients access to the justice system, they make the system work more effectively."   

Honorable William Ray Price, Jr., Retired Chief Justice, The Supreme Court of Missouri

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