LAOC staff will ask you to fill out an application in order to determine whether you qualify for services. You must meet all three of the following guidelines:

  • You must live in Olmsted County
  • You must meet certain financial guidelines
  • You must have a case type that LAOC handles and that case must be venued in Olmsted County

LAOC does not charge attorney's fees. However, there may be a one-time administrative fee. Depending on your income and the program your case is assigned to, this fee can range from $0 to $50. Please contact the LAOC office for more information regarding fees. Depending on your legal matter and your situation, you may also be responsible for some expenses, including publication fees, service fees, or trial costs. You will not be charged for these expenses without your prior consent.

Online forms require Adobe Reader to be installed on your computer. If you do not have the program you may download it for free by clicking here. To view the form, click on the appropriate link for your situation below.

  • Landlord-Tenant Form The Landlord-Tenant Eligibility Form should be used by persons with landlord-tenant issues.
  • Juvenile Form This form should be used by persons under the age of 18.
  • General Form The General Eligibility Form should be used by any other persons.
Legal Assistance of Olmsted County, 1812 2nd St. SW, Rochester, MN, 55902