Who is LSND and what do we do?
Legal Services of North Dakota is a non-profit organization, providing legal assistance in a variety of matters to low income and elderly North Dakotans.
Legal Services of North Dakota is a grantee of the Legal Services Corporation and provides free legal assistance to low-income or elderly individuals. Legal Services of North Dakota does NOT charge clients for legal services. If you have received a request to pay for legal services or a notice to remit payment, please contact Legal Services of North Dakota directly and do NOT send payment.
Legal Services of North Dakota does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability or age in the delivery of services.
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