Provides legal assistance for people who have had their civil rights
violated. Generally the ACLU does not accept the following types of
cases: family law, denial of government benefits, landlord-tenant
disputes, criminal defense, complaints about attorneys, or
CASA, Inc. (Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children)
Enforces child support orders, locates absent parents and their property, gets an order of paternity, gets an order for cash child support, gets and enforces an order for health insurance coverage for a child, and/or watching to make sure support payments come in regularly. CSE automatically serves families receiving Temporary Assistance to Families (TAF), foster care, medical assistance, food assistance, and child care assistance. CSE also serves any family, regardless of income or residency, who needs and applies for CSE services.
Legal assistance provided by third year law students; handles cases in
areas such as domestic relations, municipal court criminal cases, juvenile
cases as appoinetd by the court, landlord/tenant cases, consumer cases
and public assistance cases.
To assure that adults who are without family or financial resources and who are
identified by SRS as in need of a court appointed guardian and/or conservator
will have available a qualified, trained and caring volunteer to serve as their
legally appointed guardian and/or conservator.