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Service:Law Help in Somali
Agency:LawHelpMN.org
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Service Description

The website http://www.lawhelpmn.org/languages/SO provides information and assistance in Somali language:

(1) Legal information and referral, and answers to legal questions in various forms, including fact sheets, links to various resources, booklets, pamphlets, and more on the following topics:
 * Taxes / Canshuurta
 * Consumer and Debt / Ganacsadaha iyo Deynta
 * Disability / Itaaldarrida (Naafonimada)
 * Family / Xeerka Qoyska
 * Farm / Beer
 * Health Care / Daryeelka Caafimaadka
 * Housing / Guriyaynta
 * Immigration / Socdaalka
 * Discrimination / Kala Sooca - including Criminal Expungement
 * Public Benefits / Waxtarka Guud (Cayrta)
 * Work / Shaqada
 * Seniors / Waayeellada
 * The American Legal System / Ilaha Kale
 * Youth Rights and Education / Dhalinyarada iyo Waxbarasho
 * Abuse, Violence, and Crime Victims / Xadgudub, rabsho iyo Xaqqa dhibanaha denbi

(2) Self-help forms for people to use when representing themselves in court (pro se)

(3) Contact information for the courts and links to courts web sites

(4) Lists of community organizations available by topic

(5) Directory of organizations providing legal services to low-income people in Minnesota, filtered by topic, sub topic and location

Features

Client Conveniences
  • Assistance accessing community resources
  • Ex-offenders accepted
Languages other than English
  • Somali
Legal Information
  • Advance medical directives
  • Benefits assistance
  • Education discrimination assistance
  • Employment discrimination assistance
  • Housing discrimination assistance
  • Insurance claims assistance
  • Public counsel service
Service Availability
  • 24 hours
  • Holidays
Type of Client Preferred
  • Family
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Older adults
  • People with disabilities
  • People with low income

Eligibility

Anyone with access to the Internet can use the web site.

Application Instructions

Use the website to find resources.

Area Served

Statewide

Websites

http:/​/​www.​lawhelpmn.​org
http:/​/​www.​lawhelpmn.​org/​languages/​SO

Last Update

8/28/2014

Statewide TTY Number

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