Author: Krista Partridge

LawHelper: Find the legal info you need

Now featuring the LawHelper! The LawHelper is the new interactive tool on www.MontanaLawHelp.org designed to help users determine what options they have for representing themselves in court, finding a private attorney, or solving rental problems. Users start by telling the

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Health Care Coverage and You – What are your options?

As you may know November 2nd marked the beginning of Open Enrollment for healthcare coverage through the Marketplace. It’s crucial that you investigate your options and find coverage that is right for you and your family. Failure to have health

Posted in Access to Justice, Announcements, Families and Kids, Health Care, Public Benefits, Support

2014 Montana Pro Bono Report Released

The Montana Supreme Court and the State Bar of Montana recently released the State’s 2014 attorney pro bono report.  The report details the involvement of Montana attorneys in pro bono work across the state and provides detailed information on the

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Taking a Look at Food Stamps in Montana

Food Stamps in Montana… During the holiday season, when plates get piled high with family meals, this becomes the hallmark image of how people celebrate and eat around this time of year. However, thinking about how food gets to those

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Support MLSA with AmazonSmile

Montana Legal Services Association Just in time for the holiday season, Montana Legal Services Association is part of the AmazonSmile program. For each eligible purchase you make on Amazon.com, 0.5% of the sale is donated to MLSA through AmazonSmile. It’s

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Five Veteran Stand Downs span Montana this autumn

Five Veteran Stand Downs will take place in the months of September and October across Montana in Helena, Poplar, Hamilton, Great Falls and Libby. The concept of the Veteran Stand Down was created by two Vietnam veterans, Robert Van Keuren

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Text with Caution: Direct Express Scam

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A recent press release by the the Social Security Administration has warned consumers of a texting scam involving “Direct Express” cards. The Direct Express card is used by the U.S. Treasury as an alternative to direct deposit for those who

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Beth Hayes featured in The Missoulian

Montana Legal Services Association attorney Beth Hayes was recently featured in The Missoulian’s “20 Under 40”. Hayes has been with MLSA for 3 1/2 years. Thank you for all your hard work in helping low-income Montanans, Beth! (Article from The

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MLSA en Español

MLSA has recently constructed a new webpage dedicated to resources in Spanish. This makes connecting with Spanish speakers much easier. The webpage has a simple, obvious name: ‘En Español’. A link to the page is provided on the MLSA homepage,

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Online application returns, improved for efficiency

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After a five month hiatus, the online application for Montana Legal Services Association (MLSA) has returned. Since September, 2012, MLSA staff have been working to improve how the online application is received, its ease of use, and other implementations to

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