Minnesota Disability Law Center (MDLC)

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

This agency provides free civil legal assistance to individuals with disabilities statewide, regardless of age or income, on legal issues related to their disabilities.

Free legal aid is also provided for:

  • Debt collection and unfair loans
  • Disability-related cases
  • Divorce and child custody
  • Domestic violence
  • Elder abuse
  • Housing discrimination and evictions
  • Immigration and citizenship
  • Internal Revenue Service (IRS) tax issues

Services include:

  • Education about services available and rights to services
  • Advocating on behalf of an individual
  • Representation in court and hearings


  • Payment
    • Free / no cost to eligible clients
  • Specialization
    • Adults with disabilities
    • Children and/or youth with disabilities
    • Disabilities
    • People with low income


Any individual who:

  • Has a low income
  • Is at least 60 years of age
  • Has a disability


111 N 5th St, Ste 100, Minneapolis, MN, 55403

Area Served


Phone Numbers

  • Primary Contact for this program: 218-722-5625
  • TTY: 612-332-4668
  • Main: 612-334-5970




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