Dakota Plains Legal Services provides
legal help for free

Clients who qualify for services may receive assistance with civil legal issues like:

About Us

Dakota Plains Legal Services is a non-profit legal services organization that provides free legal assistance to low-income individuals, older Americans, and veterans. DPLS has eight offices and serves communities across South Dakota and North Dakota, including nine tribal nations. DPLS is committed to increasing access to justice with quality legal assistance.

To get legal help, please fill out our online application or contact a DPLS office.

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Dakota Plains Legal Services offices are open at this time. If you visit any of our offices, a mask is required. Some offices also require proof of vaccination, so please call ahead to check with an office about their policy. Please do not come to any offices if you are feeling sick or in quarantine. You may apply for and receive legal help by phone or online if you can't come into an office.

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Office Locations
DPLS has 8 offices statewide. Click on the map below for directions to your local office

Dakota Plains Legal Services is hiring!

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