South Dakota (SD) Civil Legal Aid

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Civil Legal Aid Providers Related to This Geographic Area

Access to Justice (SD) -- The State Bar of South Dakota formed Access to Justice ("A2J"), which provides free and reduced fee legal services to the poor, elderly, veterans, disabled and survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault. -- Website with law information for the public. Partnership of various providers in the state.

South Dakota Advocacy Services -- The designated protection and advocacy (P&A) system. Srovides legal representation and other advocacy services to all eligible persons with disabilities.

Other Information Sources

Access to Justice Initiative: None (as of April 2015)

LSC state grantee profile: LSC-Funded Programs in South Dakota

National Coalition for a Civil Right to Counsel: South Dakota

American Bar Association: Resources for people without a lawyer in South Dakota

Press Clips Covering This Geographic Area

Budget cuts under Trump could hit South Dakota hard
March 25, 2017 | Sioux City Journal | John Hult , Patrick Anderson | News Story

South Dakota Wrongly Puts Thousands in Nursing Homes, Government Says
May 2, 2016 | New York Times (NYT) | Matt Apuzzo | News Story

Endless Debt: Native Americans Plagued by High-Interest Loans
October 31, 2014 | NBC News | Seth Freed Wessler | Feature

No Lawyer for Miles, So One Rural State Offers Pay
April 8, 2013 | New York Times (NYT) | Ethan Bronner | News Story