Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid

Legal Assistance

Legal help for low-income individuals


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

Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid provides free civil legal services to people with low incomes in central Minnesota. Staff assist clients with a variety of legal issues. Services range from educating clients about their rights, to advocating on their behalf and representing clients in court.

Free civil legal aid for:

  • Debt collection and garnishment issues
  • Denial or termination of public benefits
  • Disability-related cases
  • Divorce and child custody
  • Domestic violence
  • Elder abuse
  • Health Care Directive
  • Housing discrimination and evictions
  • Immigration and citizenship
  • Internal Revenue Service (IRS) tax issues
  • Nursing home problems
  • Power of Attorney


  • Area Served by County
    • Big Stone County
    • Chippewa County
    • Kandiyohi County
    • Lac qui Parle County
    • Lincoln County
    • Lyon County
    • Meeker County
    • Renville County
    • Swift County
    • Yellow Medicine County
  • Payment
    • Free / no cost to eligible clients
    • Private pay
  • Specialization
    • Family
    • People with low income


Low-income or elderly Minnesota residents.

Criminal and personal injury (or any case where there would be damages awarded) cases are not eligible.

Application Instructions

Online application


415 7th St SW, Willmar, MN, 56201

Area Served

Big Stone, Chippewa, Kandiyohi, Lac Qui Parle, Lincoln, Lyon, Meeker, Renville, Swift and Yellow Medicine counties

Phone Numbers

  • Primary Contact for this program: 320-235-9600
  • Toll Free - Disability: 800-292-4150
  • Toll Free: 888-360-3666


Other Locations

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