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OUR PRIORITIESSERVING EASTERN SOUTH DAKOTA IN CIVIL LEGAL MATTERS

FAMILY LAW

FAMILY LAW

Going through a family legal issue is stressful for the entire family, even in the best of circumstances. When serious safety issues are involved, it makes things even more stressful. East River Legal Services is here to assist with divorce, custody, and protection orders.
HOUSING LAW

HOUSING LAW

Many tenants do not know their rights when dealing with landlords or court issues related to housing. Sometimes tenants must attend court without legal representation during eviction proceedings or administrative hearings. East River legal Services is here to assist with evictions, repairs, non-renewal of lease, and termination of lease.
CONSUMER LAW

CONSUMER LAW

Going through a financial struggle can be difficult, whether it is dealing with collection calls and notifications or an unexpected wage garnishment. Sometimes the loss in income can have significant impact on you or your family. East River Legal Services is here to assist with bankruptcy, collections and consumer protection.
PUBLIC BENEFITS

PUBLIC BENEFITS

If you or your family member have been denied eligibility for benefits or threatened with the loss of benefits from a needs-based public assistance program, we can help. East River Legal Services is here to assist with Social Security Income (SSI) benefits, Social Security Disability Income (SSDI) benefits, and public benefit appeals.
To qualify for services at ERLS you must be a resident of one of the following South Dakota counties: Aurora, Beadle, Bon Homme, Brookings, Brown, Clark, Clay, Codington, Davison, Day, Deuel, Douglas, Edmunds, Faulk, Hamlin, Hand, Hanson, Hutchinson, Jerauld, Kingsbury, Lake, Lincoln, Marshall, McCook, McPherson, Miner, Minnehaha, Moody, Sanborn, Spink, Turner, Union, and Yankton.
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“ I was confused while filing and they made it a lot easier.”

SHELBY (2024)

ERLS CLIENT

“I was very pleased with it all, thank you very much.”

MONICA (2024)

ERLS CLIENT

“I might have filed bankruptcy on my own until I learned ERLS may help.”

GAYLYN (2023)

ERLS CLIENT

“The staff at ERLS were awesome advocates for me and Ms. Marso made the whole process understandable and compassionate. Thank you for helping me provide a stable home for the baby girl.”

TERESA (2023)

ERLS CLIENT

“Thank you for everything. She and others were very helpful.”

ARLENE (2023)

ERLS CLIENT

“I loved working with Allison. She was wonderful in every way. She was especially patient great at listening to people who are very upset.”

CONNIE (2023)

ERLS CLIENT

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