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Community Mediation Minnesota

Mediation is an alternative to going to court. This program connects those seeking conflict resolution services to local mediation service providers. Services are provided on a sliding fee basis and no one is turned away for an inability to pay. Mediation can help resolve conflicts between neighbors, landlords and tenants, family relationships, parenting time, workplace issues, etc.



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  • 833-266-2663

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HOME Line

A non-profit Minnesota tenant advocacy organization. Confidential, free and lost-cost legal, educational, and advocacy service so tenants throughout Minnesota can solve their own rental housing problems.



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  • 612-728-5767
  • 866-866-3546

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Indian Legal Assistance

Non-profit corporation providing free or reduced cost legal assistance and referrals to all who meet financial guidelines, regardless of race.



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  • 218-727-2881
  • 888-249-3205

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  • 312 W Superior Street
    Duluth, MN 55802

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Lake County Court Administration



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  • 218-834-8330

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  • Lake County Courthouse 601 3rd Avenue Two Harbors, MN 55616

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Lake County Probation (Arrowhead Regional Corrections)



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  • 218-834-8366

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  • Lake County Courthouse 601 3rd Avenue Two Harbors, MN 55616

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Legal Aid Service of NE Minnesota

Provides free or reduced cost legal consultation and representation for civil matters to income eligible persons including divorce, orders of protection/harassment orders, evictions, public benefits, social security (not for application process), custody, DHS background study issues, consumer problems, contract disputes, home repair disputes and warranty enforcement. Also provides legal education for seniors, including advance directives for health care, consumer rip-offs, Medical Assistance rules for persons in nursing homes, and advanced legal planning. Does not service individuals with personal injury, bankruptcy, criminal or small business issues.

Senior Citizens’ Law Project is a service of Legal Aid Service of NE Minnesota. To view more information on this FREE program for individuals aged 60+, please scroll down to the bottom of this page.



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  • 218-623-8100
  • 800-933-1112

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  • 302 Ordean Building
    424 West Superior Street
    Duluth, MN 55802

Email
  • info@lasnem.org
Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans (MACV)

Offers transitional housing and permanent supportive housing for homeless Veterans. The program is designed to provide Veterans with holistic, housing-related assistance. Veteran employment and training services help Veterans prepare for their employment search, including resume building and job skill development, and connecting Veterans with full-time, living-wage jobs. The Vetlaw program offers free Veteran legal aid and resources for all Minnesota Veterans. Our legal services include representation, community legal clinics, referrals, and phone services regarding Minnesota law.



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  • 612-726-1327
  • 833-222-6228

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  • 5209 Ramsey Street
    Duluth, MN 55807

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Minnesota Attorney General’s Office



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  • 800-657-3787
  • 800-627-3529 TTY

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  • Suite 1400 445 Minnesota Street St. Paul, MN 55101

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Minnesota Public Defender’s Office



Phone
  • 218-733-1027

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  • Suite 1400 306 W Superior Street Duluth, MN 55802

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Northeast Office of the Ombudsman

Assists with questions about rights, concerns or complaints about services, access to appropriate services, grievances, reviewing guardian actions, general questions or the need for information concerning services for persons with mental or developmental disabilities, chemical dependence or emotional disturbance, medical review (death or serious injury reporting) and civil commitment training and resources.



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  • 800-657-3506

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Senior Citizens’ Law Project (Kiosk)

The Senior Citizens’ Law Project is the place for you to go to get FREE information and confidential advice about elder law issues. The Seniors’ Project is for individuals who are at least 60 years of age and live in Lake, Cook, Carlton, Itasca, Koochiching, Aitkin, Cass, Crow Wing and St. Louis counties. By getting legal advice when you need it, you can prevent and resolve legal issues, remain independent, avoid victimization, and make better planning decisions. The Senior’ Project cannot help you with criminal matters.

The Senior Citizens’ Law Project has a kiosk located within North Shore Area Partners (NSAP), Silver Bay. You will be able to research information and connect with an attorney or paralegal. The kiosk is available during NSAP’s normal business hours.

The Seniors’ Project can help you with:

  • age discrimination
  • contract disputes
  • creditor harassment
  • door-to-door sales people
  • energy assistance
  • family issues
  • health care, including Medicare, Medical Assistance, Medigap insurance & HMO policies
  • home repairs
  • housing, including public housing
  • landlord/tenant issues
  • living wills
  • nursing homes
  • patient rights
  • pensions
  • planning for incapacity
  • Power of Attorney
  • Social Security
  • social services
  • Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
  • unemployment compensation
  • Veterans’ benefits
  • warranty enforcement

***criminal matters advice is not available***



Phone
  • 218-623-8100

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  • Kiosk Located in North Shore Area Partners
    36 Shopping Center Road
    Silver Bay, MN 55614

Email
  • info@lasnem.org