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Legal Assistance of Olmsted County

Legal Assistance

1700 Broadway Ave N, Ste 124, Rochester, MN, 55906-4144

Distance: 847 Miles

(507) 287-2036

Website

http://laocmn.org/services/legal-clinics

Service Details

Description

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.


Additional Information

Offers free law clinics to residents of Olmsted, Dodge and Fillmore counties


These sessions provide an opportunity to meet one-on-one with a volunteer attorney to ask questions, discuss options and get legal advice. The attorney does not become the attorney representing the case.


Legal clinic topics may include:
* Family law
* Financial cases
* Criminal expungement
* Bankruptcy


Cases may be referred to a private attorney through the Volunteer Attorney Program. Details at: http://laocmn.org/services/volunteer-attorney-program


A volunteer attorney may help with the following cases:
* Family
* Consumer or financial
* Guardianship or conservatorship
* Landlord-tenant or housing
* Property or real estate
* Bankruptcy
* Elder law, probate or wills
* Immigration
* Employment law


Eligibility

Legal clinics are available to residents of Olmsted, Dodge and Fillmore counties. There is no income requirement for a one-time only clinic session.


The Volunteer Attorney Program does have income eligibility requirements. Call or visit the website for more information.


Application Instructions

An application is required for most services: http://laocmn.org/services/eligibility-application


Olmsted County clinic appointments are by registration only. Pre-registration for Dodge County and Fillmore County clinics is encouraged, but walk-ins will be seen on a first come, first served basis.


Fees

Legal clinics are free.


A $50 administrative fee must be paid before a referral can be made to the Volunteer Attorney Program.


Area Served

Olmsted County


Websites

Phone Numbers

Type Number Hours
Main (507) 287-2036
FAX (507) 287-2035

Last Update

6/26/2019

Other Locations

This provider does not offer this service at other locations.

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