Montana Legal Services Association (MLSA)
What is the Montana Legal Services Association?
The Montana Legal Services Association (MLSA) is a federally and privately funded program that provides free legal assistance in civil cases to low-income people.
What help can I find at MLSA?
- Legal information,
- Self-help materials,
- Legal advice,
- Legal representation by an MLSA attorney, and/or
- Referrals to pro bono attorneys and other legal providers.
To qualify for our services, applicants generally must have income of 125% or less of the federal poverty level and limited assets. You must also be a U.S. citizen or an eligible alien.
We never charge a fee for our services. However, you may have to pay court costs and filing fees.
What issues can I find information on?
- Money Problems,
- Public Benefits,
- Native American,
- Domestic/Sexual/Dating Abuse,
- Migrant workers' issues,
What does MLSA not handle?
MLSA does not handle auto accidents, personal injury, business-related matters and generally does not take criminal cases (including traffic citations).
How can I get more information about MLSA?
Check out our web site at www.mtlsa.org.
How can I get help from MLSA?
Look for application information on our web site at www.mtlsa.org.