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Central Minnesota Legal Services provides free legal help to low-income individuals and families to assist with civil legal issues.

CMLS Minneapolis office has moved! Our new address is 111 North 5th Street, Suite 402, Minneapolis, MN 55403.

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What We Do

CMLS helps low-income individuals and families get the legal help they need within a 21-county service area throughout central Minnesota. CMLS serves its clients from offices in Minneapolis, St. Cloud, and Willmar.

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Volunteer

CMLS operates a robust Volunteer Attorney Program from its offices in St. Cloud and Willmar. We connect local attorneys with eligible clients to provide assistance on civil matters. If you’re a licensed attorney looking to get involved, contact us today!

Volunteer Attorney Program

Give Back

There are many ways to give back to CMLS. There are volunteer opportunities available for non-attorneys to help assist our clients and staff. You can also donate to CMLS to help support our work.

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Upcoming Events

Monday, January 27

Anoka Housing Clinic

9:30 am - 12:00 pm

Anoka, MN

Monday, January 27

Todd County Legal Advice Clinic – Staples

11:15 am - 12:45 pm

Staples, MN

Monday, January 27

Todd County Legal Advice Clinic – Long Prairie

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Long Prairie, MN

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CMLS News

It’s Tax Season!

You’ve made it through the holidays but now you have to prepare your taxes. Do you need help with taxes? CMLS sees tax issues arise in many of our cases. Learn more...

CMLS attended Project Connect

CMLS staff attorneys from our St. Cloud office informed the community about legal services for low-income residents at Project Connect, held October 29, 2019 at River’s Edge Convention Center in Learn more...

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