Montana Legal Services Association offers brochures on a number of common civil legal issues, including family law, housing needs, public benefits, and more. These brochures are intended to provide a basic overview of certain legal issues and may not cover your specific legal problem. You can find additional legal information and legal forms at MontanaLawHelp.org.

If you are a service organization interested in offering these brochures to your clients, you are welcome to download and print as many brochures as you need. You can also request that MLSA send you printed copies of the brochures free of charge by emailing us through our contact form.

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Parenting Plans

Learn what a Parenting Plan is, how to ask the court for one, and how the court will decide parenting time and responsibilities.

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Evictions

A landlord who wants to evict you can only evict you with a court order signed by a judge. Learn about the court process and your rights during an eviction.

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Landlord/Tenant Repairs

The law says your landlord must make repairs that affect the health and safety of your rental. Learn what you can do to get your landlord to make repairs.

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Fair Debt Collection

The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act is a federal law that makes it illegal for debt collectors to harass or threaten you, and other behavior. Learn about your rights when dealing with a debt collector.

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Bankruptcy

Learn about bankruptcy, how it may help, and what to consider when thinking about a bankruptcy.

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Divorce and Taxes

Learn about how divorce or separation affects your tax filing status and eligibility for tax credits, and what you may do if you owe money for your ex-spouse’s taxes.

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Innocent Spouse Relief

Innocent spouse relief is when the IRS removes your responsibility for all or part of your former spouse’s tax debts, interest, and penalties. Learn what options are available and how the IRS decides if someone qualifies.

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Tax Q&As for American Indians

While tribal membership does not exempt American Indians from federal taxation, some tribal income sources are not taxable. Learn what kinds of tribal income sources are not taxable.

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Medicaid

Learn how to apply for Medicaid, who may qualify, and what you can do if you have a problem with Medicaid.

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Elder Abuse

Elder abuse can take several forms. Learn about the warning signs, the help available, and how to get help for elder abuse.

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Victim Legal Assistance Network (VLAN)

The Montana Victim Legal Assistance Network (VLAN) is a statewide civil legal assistance newtork that provides, coordinated, comprehensive, and holistic wrap around services to crime victims around the state of Montana.

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School Bullying

Bullying can include many kinds of behavior. Learn what you can do if you or a loved one is being bullied at school.

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H-2A Worker Rights

The H-2A Visa allows people born in another country to work in the U.S. H-2A Visa workers have rights to a minimum wage, safe working conditions, and more.

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Descripción de Servicios

La Asociación de Servicios Legales de Montana brinda ayuda legal gratuita para asuntos civiles a clientes elegibles. Aprenda qué tipo de ayuda está disponible y cómo solicitarla.

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El divorcio

El término legal para un divorcio en Montana es “Disolución del matrimonio”. Conozca la ley y el proceso judicial para un divorcio en Montana.

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Planes de Crianza

Aprenda qué es un Plan de Crianza para los padres, cómo solicitar uno a la corte y cómo la corte decidirá las responsabilidades de los padres.

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H-2A Derechos de los Trabajadores

La visa H-2A permite que las personas nacidas en otro país trabajen en los Estados Unidos. Los trabajadores de la visa H-2A tienen derecho a un salario mínimo, condiciones de trabajo seguras y más.