Legal Assistance - HIV/AIDS
JustUs Behavioral Health
1000 University Ave W, Ste 20, St. Paul, MN, 55104-4747
Distance: 1035 Miles
Legal aid program that offers legal counseling and/or representation for low-income individuals, typically in the areas of disability law, elder law and family law
Free or low cost legal services help people who are unable to afford a lawyer get access to the court system.
Provides legal advice, brief services and direct representation for Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)-related legal matters.
They also provide referrals where appropriate.
Legal help related to HIV is available in the following areas:
* Disability planning services
* Permanency planning
* Debtor or creditor
* Social Security Disability services
* Stigma reduction services and individual rights
* Estate planning and probate
- Advance medical directives
- Benefits assistance
They provide free consultations to people in Minnesota with HIV.
Additionally, they offer direct representation by either staff or (where possible) volunteer attorneys to clients living with HIV who have incomes below 400% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines when the legal issue stems directly from an individual's HIV status.
They provide limited Social Security Disability services for a fee for clients who are living with HIV but who have incomes above 400% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines.
For matters not falling into either category, JustUs Health legal staff will discuss with you whether there is a fee or not.
For assistance or more information, call the Minnesota AIDSLine at (612) 373-2437.
9:00am - 6:00pm, Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
9:00am - 8:00pm, Wednesday
9:00am - 5:00pm, Friday
- JustUs Health - Duluth 400 E 3rd St, Duluth, MN, 55805-1951
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FT-1000Benefits Assistance Definition
Programs that provide assistance for people who are having difficulty understanding and/or obtaining grants, payments, services or other benefits for which they are eligible. The programs may help people understand the eligibility criteria for benefits, the benefits provided by the program, the payment process and the rights of beneficiaries; provide consultation and advice; help them complete benefits application forms; negotiate on their behalf with benefits administration staff; and/or represent them in administrative processes or judicial litigation. Included are benefits counseling organizations that offer a range of advocacy services and legal aid programs that offer more formalized legal assistance.
FT-1070Consumer Law Definition
Programs that provide assistance for people who have cases involving violations of federal and state statutes governing sales and credit practices involving consumer goods, in situations where appeals to consumer complaints organizations have not resolved the issue. Consumer law cases involve deceptive or unconscionable advertising and sales practices, product quality, credit financing and reporting, debt collection, leases, and other aspects of consumer transactions.
FT-1800Discrimination Assistance Definition
Programs that provide assistance for people who believe that they have been treated unfairly or denied normal privileges based on their age, gender, race or ethnic origin, nationality, religion, disability, sexual orientation or marital status.
FT-3200General Legal Aid Definition
Programs that provide legal counseling and/or representation for low-income individuals who need assistance in routine legal matters, usually in the area of bankruptcy, housing, public benefits, family law, elder law or immigration/naturalization.
FT-4150Labor and Employment Law Definition
Programs that provide legal assistance for people who want to establish employment practices that will minimize or eliminate problems in the employment area or who need to resolve a dispute or initiate or respond to litigation which relates to their role as employers or employees, their rights and obligations. Labor and employment law deals with a variety of issues including ADA compliance, wage and hour compliance, workplace health and safety, interview and hiring practices, employee contracts, employee benefits, maternity/paternity leaves, medical leaves, supervision and discipline, workplace privacy, workplace violence, sexual harassment and wrongful termination.
YB-9000Young Adults Definition
Individuals who are generally between the ages of 18 and 25 depending on the ages that specific programs use for qualification.
A group of symptoms (including certain infections and/or cancers) that collectively characterize the condition and are the result of a weakening of the immune system caused by infection with HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus).
YF-3000.0270-300HIV Infections Definition
Individuals who have tested positive on the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) antibody test but who have developed no symptoms of AIDS (asymptomatic HIV infections) or are beginning to develop symptoms but do not yet have full-blown AIDS (symptomatic HIV infections).
YL-3300.4500Low Income Definition
Individuals or families whose annual income is between 150 and 200% of poverty level for their family size.