Minnesota Disability Law Center (MDLC)

Legal Assistance

Legal help for low-income individuals

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

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

Features

  • Area Served by County
    • Aitkin County
    • Anoka County
    • Becker County
    • Beltrami County
    • Benton County
    • Big Stone County
    • Blue Earth County
    • Brown County
    • Carlton County
    • Carver County
    • Cass County
    • Chippewa County
    • Chisago County
    • Clay County
    • Clearwater County
    • Cook County
    • Cottonwood County
    • Crow Wing County
    • Dakota County
    • Dodge County
    • Douglas County
    • Faribault County
    • Fillmore County
    • Freeborn County
    • Goodhue County
    • Grant County
    • Hennepin County
    • Houston County
    • Hubbard County
    • Isanti County
    • Itasca County
    • Jackson County
    • Kanabec County
    • Kandiyohi County
    • Kittson County
    • Koochiching County
    • Lac qui Parle County
    • Lake County
    • Lake of the Woods County
    • Le Sueur County
    • Lincoln County
    • Lyon County
    • Mahnomen County
    • Marshall County
    • Martin County
    • McLeod County
    • Meeker County
    • Mille Lacs County
    • Morrison County
    • Mower County
    • Murray County
    • Nicollet County
    • Nobles County
    • Norman County
    • Olmsted County
    • Otter Tail County
    • Pennington County
    • Pine County
    • Pipestone County
    • Polk County
    • Pope County
    • Ramsey County
    • Red Lake County
    • Redwood County
    • Renville County
    • Rice County
    • Rock County
    • Roseau County
    • Scott County
    • Sherburne County
    • Sibley County
    • St. Louis County
    • Statewide
    • Stearns County
    • Steele County
    • Stevens County
    • Swift County
    • Todd County
    • Traverse County
    • Wabasha County
    • Wadena County
    • Waseca County
    • Washington County
    • Watonwan County
    • Wilkin County
    • Winona County
    • Wright County
    • Yellow Medicine County
  • Payment
    • Free / no cost to eligible clients
  • Specialization
    • Adults with disabilities
    • Children and/or youth with disabilities
    • Disabilities
    • People with low income

Eligibility

Any individual who:

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

Location

11 Civic Center Plz, Ste 402, Mankato, MN, 56001

Area Served

Statewide

Phone Numbers

  • Primary Contact for this program: 218-722-5625

Email

mndlc@mylegalaid.org

Websites

Other Locations

Last Update

2/19/2024