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Dakota Plains Legal Services offers free legal help to those who qualify

Mission Statement


The Mission of Dakota Plains Legal Services is to promote equal access to justice and improve the lives of our low income clients through quality legal assistance.  We provide legal representation, advocacy, conflict resolution, and community education options to meet the legal needs of our Native American and non-Native clients and our community.  This includes Indian law, family law, health law, housing law, and income maintenance law.  All DPLS offices are located on or near Indian reservations in South Dakota and North Dakota, And DPLS has an especially proud history of effective advocacy addressing the unique needs of our Native American clients.



Areas of Practice
*when applying online, please provide MAILING ADDRESS
  • Consumer/Finance Law              

  • Education

  • Family Law

  • Health

  • Housing

  • Income Maintenance

  • Indian Law

  • Individual Rights

  • Wills/Estates

  • Economic Development Assistance and Incorporation


Contact Us

Mission office          Rapid City office

605-856-4444         605-342-7171        

Toll Free                 Toll Free       

800-658-2297         800-742-8602


Pine Ridge office     Sisseton office

605-867-1020         605-698-3971


Eagle Butte office    Ft. Yates office

605-964-2175         701-854-7204


Ft. Thompson office


Sioux Falls office