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Central Minnesota Legal Services provides civil legal services to low-income persons in 21 counties in Central Minnesota. Its mission is "to advocate for access to the civil justice system for low income people by providing high quality legal services and to improve the lives of people living in poverty by empowering self-advocacy skills through legal education." Clients receive legal services at no cost, unless there are court fees that cannot be waived. CMLS helps eligible clients through direct representation, brief advice, and through participating in community legal education programs.

CMLS provides assistance in issues involving:
Family Law
Housing
Government Benefits
Consumer Law
Employment Law

Donations

Date: 
10/17/2016 - 3:45pm

In light of IRS regulations regarding charitable contributions, we are required to state that Central Minnesota Legal Services provides no goods or services in consideration of contributions. We are required to inform you that the funds you donate may not and will not be expended for any purpose prohibited by the Legal Services Corporation (LSC) Act, LSC appropriation acts and LSC regulations.

Anoka Criminal Expungement Clinic

Date: 
11/21/2016 - 1:30pm - 4:00pm

Expungement is the process of going to court to ask a judge to seal a court record.  People request an expungement when they have been denied a job, housing, or a professional license because of a criminal incident that shows up on a background check.

Attend an information session and meet individually with an attorney regarding whether this is a realistic option for your situation.  No pre-registration is necessary.

The Criminal Expungement Clinic will be held at the Rum River Library, 4201 Sixth Avenue, Anoka, MN 55303.

Anoka Criminal Expungement Clinic

Date: 
10/17/2016 - 1:30pm - 4:00pm

Expungement is the process of going to court to ask a judge to seal a court record.  People request an expungement when they have been denied a job, housing, or a professional license because of a criminal incident that shows up on a background check.

Attend an information session and meet individually with an attorney regarding whether this is a realistic option for your situation.  No pre-registration is necessary.

The Criminal Expungement Clinic will be held at the Rum River Library, 4201 Sixth Avenue, Anoka, MN 55303.

Anoka Criminal Expungement Clinic

Date: 
09/19/2016 - 1:30pm - 4:00pm

Expungement is the process of going to court to ask a judge to seal a court record.  People request an expungement when they have been denied a job, housing, or a professional license because of a criminal incident that shows up on a background check.

Attend an information session and meet individually with an attorney regarding whether this is a realistic option for your situation.  No pre-registration is necessary.

The Criminal Expungement Clinic will be held at the Rum River Library, 4201 Sixth Avenue, Anoka, MN 55303.