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Montana Online Child Support Calculator

Do You Need to Calculate Child Support for Your Parenting Plan or Dissolution? Are you representing yourself in a court case involving a marital dissolution or parenting plan? Do you need to calculate child support for your case? Use the

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Legal Information at Project Homeless Connect / Kalispell

Are you homeless or at risk of becoming homeless? Do you need general legal information and resources? Montana Legal Services Association (MLSA) will be attending the 2015 Kalispell Project Homeless Connect event on Wednesday, June 17. Come find answers to

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MLSA to Attend Bozeman Veteran Stand Down June 13

  MLSA is pleased to attend the Veteran Stand Down in Bozeman on June 13. The event will take place at the Gallatin County Fairgrounds from 7:45am – 12:30pm. 'MLSA AmeriCorps members and/or staff will provide general legal information, self-help

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MLSA to Attend Veteran Stand Down in Kalispell May 30

MLSA is pleased to attend the Veteran Stand Down in Kalispell on May 30. The Stand Down will take place at the Evergreen Fire Hall (2236 Highway 2 East, Evergreen MT) from 9am – 2pm. MLSA AmeriCorps members and/or staff

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MLSA Guest Blog Post for Legal Aid Ontario: An Evolution for Quality Service Delivery

MLSA was recently glad to accomodate Legal Aid Ontario's request for an article for its blog on how MLSA's delivery of services to clients has changed over the years. Having done the hard work of changing with the times to

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May 1 is Law Day!

Today we reflect on and honor law. Law gives us rights. It gives us a process to protect our rights. Law is important to us as individuals and as a country. Law is important whether or not we have legal

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MLSA to Attend Homeless Connect Events in Missoula, Billings

MLSA will attend two events targeted to address the needs of the homeless in Missoula and Billings. MLSA will attend the Missoula Project Homeless Connect on January 30th from 10am -3pm at the First United Methodist Church (300 E. Main).

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MT Court Help Program Seeks State Funding

MLSA partner, the Montana Supreme Court – Court Help Program, is seeking permanent state funding to continue its service to self-represented litigants across the state.  The Court Help Program, like MLSA, provides legal information and referrals to self-represented litigants with

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MLSA Receives Funding from the Sample Foundation

The Sample Foundation, a private family foundation located in Billings, has granted $10,000 to Montana Legal Services Association  to help purchase a reliable, safe vehicle for legal aid advocates to reach rural, remote, and Native American clients. MLSA attorneys serving

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MLSA to Create Updated Interactive Family Law Forms for Self-Represented Litigants

The Legal Services Corporation (LSC) has granted $52,946 to enable Montana Legal Services Association to create new interactive family law forms for self-represented litigants. Interactive forms allow a computer user to answer questions in an online interview. The answers populate

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