Hennepin County Bar Association
Legal Assistance - Legal Access Point
Hennepin County Government Center
2nd Fl, Public Service Level, 300 S 6th St, Minneapolis, MN, 55487
Distance: 1062 Miles
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.
Legal Access Point provides volunteer attorneys who offer brief advice on a walk-in basis.
Members of the public with general legal questions are able to speak with attorneys and receive 15-20 minutes of brief advice.
Walk-in appointments are offered weekdays at the Self-Help Center of the Hennepin County Government Center (300 S. 6th Street, Minneapolis, MN 55419) and one Monday a month at the Brookdale courthouse.
- Advance medical directives
- Free / no cost to eligible clients
- People with low income
Income guidelines may apply. Call for information.
View the Legal Access Point calendar to see legal topics handled by volunteer attorneys each day.
Attorneys listed as "General" do not give family or criminal law advice.
No fees for brief advice.
Free brief consultations with attorneys:
9:00am - 11:00am, Monday - Friday
1:00pm - 3:00pm, Monday
This provider does not offer this service at other locations.
Other Services or resources
This provider does not offer other services or resources at this location.
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FT-3200General Legal Aid Definition
Programs that provide legal counseling and/or representation for low-income individuals who need assistance in routine legal matters, usually in the area of bankruptcy, housing, public benefits, family law, elder law or immigration/naturalization.
FV-1400Community Legal Clinics Definition
Community based law clinics that provide legal advice and representation to individual clients and other groups in areas of law that affect low income individuals and disadvantaged communities, self advocacy support, and referrals to legal and other services. Most are small organizations that deliver legal services to particular neighborhoods or geographically defined communities, but some are specialty clinics that focus on children and youth, older adults, people with disabilities, injured workers and other specific populations. Typical areas of practice include housing, social assistance, income maintenance, pensions, workers compensation, unemployment insurance, human rights, education and various types of government programs and benefits. Many community legal clinics also engage in system advocacy with the objective of reforming existing laws, programs and practices; and community development activities. Included may be social justice organizations and law school legal clinics.
YB-9000Young Adults Definition
Individuals who are generally between the ages of 18 and 25 depending on the ages that specific programs use for qualification.
YL-3300.4500Low Income Definition
Individuals or families whose annual income is between 150 and 200% of poverty level for their family size.