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This article was updated to reflect changes in the law, which took effect Aug. 28, 2021.
Supreme Court of Missouri en banc October 5, 2021 Effective October 5, 2021 In re:  Adult and Child Protection Forms ORDER
  BY JENNIFER A. DAVIS[1]  
Servicemen and women oftentimes face unique challenges when leaving active duty and readjusting to civilian life.  As explained by U.S. Veterans Magazine, these challenges include:
Everyone needs a lawyer at some point in their lives — whether you’re dealing with a divorce or need a will drawn up, professional legal assistance can make your life much easier. Unfortunately that assistance can quickly become unaffordable. And that’s the problem that Mid-Missouri Legal Services wants to solve.
WILLS AND ESTATES IN MISSOURI The Missouri Probate Code, or RSMo Chapters 472-475, governs the payment of debts and distributions of the deceased individual’s assets. This body of law is highly statutory and Chapters 472-475 is the best resource for any questions you may have.
Legal Services Corporation (LSC) Honors Missouri Attorneys for Pro Bono Service  
In 2011, there were five vacant lots at the corner of Wabash Avenue and East 29th Street in Kansas City, Missouri, that residents considered an eyesore. The intersection in the city’s Key Coalition neighborhood had faded in the last few decades as residents with money left. But thanks to Dre Taylor, a local social entrepreneur, those lots were transformed into a thriving urban farm by 2016.  
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Legal Services Corporation (LSC) - 2017 Justice Gap Report - Measuring the Civil Legal Needs of Low-income Americans The Justice Gap: Measuring the Unmet Civil Legal Needs of Low-income Americans report explores the “justice gap,” the difference between the civil legal needs of low-income Americans and the resources available to meet those needs in 2017.