Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid

Areas of Practice
  • Aging
  • HIV
Provider Service Categories
  • Disability Services
  • Health Insurance Coverage, Premium, & Cost-Sharing Assistance
  • Legal Services
  • Outreach/Advocacy
Multiple Counties
Summary of Services Provided

We provide free civil legal services to people with low incomes in central Minnesota through offices in Minneapolis, St. Cloud, and Willmar. Our experienced lawyers offer a range of services including: educating clients about their rights, advocating on their behalf to government agencies, and representing clients in court on a variety of legal issues. Our services are individualized according to each person’s unique situation and need.

Where We Serve

• 20 central Minnesota counties — for low-income individuals
• 26 Minnesota counties — for seniors 60+
• Statewide — for disability- and tax-related cases

Who We Serve

Anyone living in our service area who:
• has a low income,
• is at least 60 years of age,
• has a disability

What We Handle

Free civil legal aid for:
• Debt collection and unfair loans
• Disability-related cases
• Divorce and child custody
• Domestic violence
• Elder abuse
• Housing discrimination and evictions
• Immigration and citizenship
• IRS tax issues
And more…

Exception: We do not offer legal help for criminal cases. If you are charged with a crime, you should ask for a public defender.

Provider Statement

Diversity, inclusion, and equity are core values for Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid, and it is critical that we incorporate these values into all aspects of our work.

Appointment Formats
In-Person, Virtual/Phone
Business Hours
Weekday Availability

Hours vary by location. More information: https://mylegalaid.org/about-us/our-locations

Payment Options
No Fee, Reduced Fee