FAQS

FAQS or Frequently Asked Questions have been added to this website based on past questions submitted by private attorneys and the public in general.  If you have a question about this site, please email the question to swlackey@gmail.com.  If the question does not involve legal advice, the FAQ may be added to this page.  You may review the FAQs below to see if a past question and answer is posted to this page.

Does this site provide legal advice?

No, we do not provide legal advice through this site.  We only provide legal information.  For additional information, please read the Legal Disclaimer link located at the bottom of the "Home" page. You may also contact the legal aid program in your area and submit an application for assistance.  However, you will have to qualify by income and/or legal problem.

How do I obtain legal assistance from one of the legal aid programs in Missouri?

Go to the "Home" page of the website and click on the logo of the legal aid program in your area.  You will find information on how to apply for legal aid at that website.  Also, you may click on the “Our Offices” button on the "Home" page.  You will go to a page where you can the legal aid program in your area by the county you live in.  You will be able to apply for legal aid by telephone.

If I need any help with this site how can I request assistance?

If you need any help with this web site, please email us at swlackey@gmail.com.  We will respond to you as soon as possible.  Please note that we do not provide any legal advice by e-mail.

How do I make suggestions or comments about this website?

You may make suggestions or comments by submitting them to the following email address:  swlackey@gmail.com.  Also, there is a feedback form located on many of the website pages.

Who posts articles to this site?

Articles are posted from multiple sources.  Missouri legal aid staff and private attorney volunteers provide many of the articles.  Also, we accept articles from Missouri state and county offices, nonprofits, and only information that contains legal information.  This website provides links to other federal, state and nonprofit  organizations that provide legal information to the public.    If there is a good article of interest low-income people in Missouri, the committee will review and vote on the article. If any article or link directs the user to another website it will be noted in the article summary in front of the link.  If you go to a link outside of this website you may return to this website by simply pressing the back button in your Internet browser.  Please note that all articles and sites must be approved by the Missouri Legal Aid Statewide Web Committee before any article or site  can be posted to this website.

How do I get a legal informational article posted to the site?

If you would like a legal article posted to the site, please email the article you wish to add to swlackey@gmail.com.  We prefer the article to be written in Microsoft Word as Word can be read in multiple foreign languages.  We will accept an adobe document or a link to another site.  If you have a graphic you would like added to an article, please submit it in a .jpg format.  Please note, that we only accept articles or sites that provide legal information not just general information on a subject.

Any site or article must be approved before it can be posted by the Missouri Legal Aid Statewide Web Committee.