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Free legal help offered around Alaska for MLK Day

Sunshine graces the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial at the Delaney Park Strip in Anchorage on Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020, that honors the slain civil rights leader. (Bill Roth / ADN)

Attorneys across Alaska will answer legal questions for free Monday in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, according to the Alaska Bar Association.

The clinics are for low-income people with civil legal needs ranging from family, landlord-tenant and public benefits questions, the bar association wrote.

During the last 11 years, the annual event has helped 3,560 clients, the association said. The 1,365 volunteers donated more than 6,000 hours.

Clinics are offered at:

  • Anchorage: Mountain View Boys and Girls Club, 315 Price St., from noon to 4 p.m.
  • Fairbanks: JP Jones Community Development Center, 2400 Rickert St., from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Juneau: Dimond Courthouse, 123 Fourth St., from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. and the Alaska Legal Services Jordan Creek Center, 8800 Glacier Highway, from 9 a.m. to noon.
  • Wasilla: 777 N. Crusey St. from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.
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