Legal Help 

Mid-East Area Agency on Aging is part of the Missouri Seniors' Legal Helpline.  Through the Helpline, our Aging Resource Center offers free legal information for Missouri residents age 60 and older. When legal advice or representation is needed, referrals to a volunteer Helpline attorney or other legal resources are available. 

Visit the Missouri Seniors’ Legal Helpline website for information on Frequently Asked Questions, Common Legal Terms and Additional Resources.

Additional Legal Resources:

MO Bar Lawyer Referral Service

Legal Services of Eastern Missouri 

Call the ARC for information on many legal topics including:

  • Benefits (Social Security, Veterans, property tax credit, and more)
  • Health Insurance (Medicare, Medicaid, long term care insurance)
  • Estate Planning (durable power of attorney, wills, trusts, etc.)
  • Family (Guardianship, abuse/neglect, divorce, etc.)
  • Housing (landlord/tenant, nursing home resident's rights, reverse mortgages)
  • Individual rights (discrimination based on age, disability or other)
  • Consumer (credit, collections, fraud, etc.)

Visit the Missouri Seniors’ Legal Helpline website for information on Frequently Asked Questions, Common Legal Terms and Additional Resources.

Additional Legal Resources:

MO Bar Lawyer Referral Service

Legal Services of Eastern Missouri 


St. Louis County


Franklin County


Jefferson County


St. Charles County