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Legal Aid

In Medical/Legal Partnership with Legal Aid of Western Missouri, patients of the Kansas City CARE Clinic can access consultations and assistance related to legal needs such as:

  • Public Benefits (Medicaid denials or spenddown changes; Disability/SSI denials; Food stamps; TANF)
  • Domestic Violence (Custody and visitation issues; Pro Se Divorce Clinic)
  • Housing (Landlord grievances; Lockouts; Evictions; Utility Shutoffs; Foreclosures)
  • AIDS Legal Assistance (Durable power of attorney; Simple wills; Healthcare directives; Discrimination)
  • Consumer Issues (Deceptive business practices; Disputes with creditors; Bankruptcy)
  • Immigration Law (Problems gaining legal status; Work permits; Deportation)
  • Municipal Court Defense Unit (Representation for jailable offenses in KCMO’s municipal courts)

If you are a current Kansas City CARE Clinic patient who needs help for one of the issues above, please contact Madison Wesselman with Legal Aid of Western Missouri at 816-474-1413 x5229.