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Volunteer Lawyers Network, Ltd.

Legal Assistance

Call for location

(612) 752-6677

Website

https://www.vlnmn.org/contact

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

Matches people with low-income to volunteer attorneys for free advice, brief services or representation in court:
* Call the intake line to determine eligibility and if the agency can help
* Visit a legal clinic - 15 to 20 minutes of free legal advice
* Fill out the online intake form


Volunteer attorneys may be able to assist with the following issues:
* Family
* Civil
* Housing (landlord/tenant)
* Immigration
* Criminal expungement
* Bankruptcy
* Employment


Clinics are also available for:
* Youth
* LGBTQ+


They do not represent people in pending criminal matters, government benefits, personal injury, worker's compensation, legal or medical malpractice or any other fee-generating issue.


Can provide interpreters for most services.


Features

  • Legal Information
    • Benefits assistance 
  • Payment
    • Free / no cost to eligible clients 
  • Specialization
    • People with low income 

Eligibility

Income qualification apply. Call for more information.


Application Instructions

Must complete an initial intake:
* By phone at (612) 752-6677
- 9:00am - 1:00pm, Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
* In Person
- 9:00am - 12:00pm, Tuesday
* Or online


Fees

There is no fee for this service


Business Hours

9:00am - 1:00pm, Monday, Wednesday and Thursday by phone


9:00am - 12:00pm, Tuesday in person


Area Served

Primarily Hennepin County. For certain types of cases, such as bankruptcy and federal pro se cases, will work with individuals all across Minnesota


Websites

Phone Numbers

Type Number Hours
Main (612) 752-6677
FAX (612) 752-6656
TTY (800) 627-3529

Last Update

1/22/2020

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