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Privacy Policy Statement

This is the web site of Legal Services of Northwest Minnesota.

Our postal address is:
1015 7th Ave. North
P.O. Box 838
Moorhead, MN 56560-0838

We can be reached via e-mail at or you can reach us by telephone at (800) 450-8585.

This Policy is effective on April 1, 2009

While communications between attorneys and clients using this system are confidential, the Legal Information Online Network (LION) site maintains your questions and follow-up responses in a database for a period of time to review for content accuracy and to measure the effectiveness of the project.  Although steps will be taken to maintain the security of this database, and it will only be utilized by Legal Services of Northwest Minnesota, an absolute guarantee of security is not possible when dealing with the Internet and Internet-based systems.

We collect aggregate information on what pages consumers access or visit, as well as data entered by the visitor.

The information we collect is used to improve the content of our website and is not shared with other organizations for commercial purposes.  Information will only be disclosed when legally required to do so at the request of governmental authorities conducting an investigation, to verify or enforce compliance with the policies governing our website and applicable laws, including for purposes of Legal Services Corporation review and audit, or to protect against misuse or unauthorized use of our website.

With respect to cookies:  We only set two non-personal temporary cookies that are eliminated when you log out of our site.

With respect to Ad Servers:  We do not partner with or have special relationships with any ad server companies.

Legal Disclaimer

The advice and information given by this site is designed to help give brief and limited advice about your legal problem and is not intended to replace complete advice from an attorney.  If you qualify to use this site, our attorneys will only answer your question and will not provide extended legal services or representation in court in response to your use of this site.  We try to make the information accurate and up to date.  Sometimes the laws change.  We cannot promise that the information posted here is always current and correct.  When you have a legal problem, it is always best to talk to an attorney.

Limited Scope of Representation:  Using this site by posting a question and interacting with the attorneys, creates only a limited attorney-client relationship between Legal Services of Northwest Minnesota, Inc. or any of the participating attorneys and you. While we keep your identity confidential, the information you provide and the responses received are not protected by attorney-client privilege. Questions and responses may be viewed by the program administrator, from time to time, to assess the quality of services that you receive.

LSNM Client Grievance Procedure:  Click here and scroll to the bottom of the page to access the LSNM Client Grievance Procedure.

Note: This site is for residents of Northwest Minnesota only.

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