Consumer and Foreclosure Law
MLSA advocates provide free legal aid to Montanans across the state on issues such as illegal foreclosures or foreclosure practices, abusive mortgage loan servicing practices and wrongful conduct by loan servicers, and more.
MLSA advocates provide free legal aid to Montanans across the state on issues such as issuance and continuation of Food Stamps (SNAP), TANF (Welfare), Medicaid, Medicare, Unemployment Insurance, Social Security (SSDI, SSI), Veterans Benefits, and more.
MLSA advocates provide free legal aid to Montanans across the state on issues such as evictions, repairs, security deposits, Section 8 housing, tenants rights, and more.
Low Income Taxpayer Clinic
The Low Income Taxpayer Clinic (LITC) gives low income taxpayers free legal assistance on federal tax disputes year round. The LITC helps with negotiations or settlements of tax debt, innocent spouse relief requests, Earned Income Tax Credit appeals, audits or examinations, liens and levies, and more.
MLSA’s advocates provide legal aid to Native Americans on and off reservations, in both tribal and state courts.
Our advocates assist with civil legal services for issues such as housing, consumer, domestic violence, public benefits, and more. We also provide public defender services at the Crow and Northern Cheyenne reservations.
MLSA’s advocates provide free legal aid to Montanans across the state on issues such as Orders of Protection, dissolution, parenting plans, support, and more.
Montana Legal Services Association’s Farmworker Unit provides legal services for eligible agricultural workers.
HelpLine and Intake
The MLSA HelpLine is gateway to MLSA’s services including legal information and resources, advice, clinics, and representation. Because the need for legal representation and assistance far outweighs the resources available at MLSA, MLSA’s Intake Specialists and JFM members are trained to help callers navigate the Internet and connect them with lots of free information, interactive forms, community resources, court information, pro se (self help) packets, and more.