South Dakota Disaster Hotline Available
Free legal assistance available for South Dakota flood and tornado victims.
Partners making this hotline available include:
State Bar of South Dakota Young Lawyers Section
American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division
Federal Emergency Management Agency
Disaster Legal Aid
East River Legal Services
Dakota Plains Legal Services
Access to Justice, Inc.
The types of legal assistance available include:
◆ Assistance with securing FEMA and other government benefits available to disaster survivors;
◆ Assistance with life, medical and property insurance claims;
◆ Help with home repair contracts and contractors;
◆ Replacement of wills and other important legal documents destroyed in the disaster;
◆ Assistance in consumer protection matters, remedies and procedures; Counseling on mortgage-foreclosure problems; and
◆ Counseling on landlord-tenant problems.
See full press release here.