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Legal Aid in Missouri

By Matt Hackworth, KCUR

Kansas City, MO –

The cost of filing a lawsuit in some Missouri courtrooms is going up this week. Associate circuit casese will climb by $8, circuit cases by $10 and appellate cases by $20.

The hikes won't cover rising court costs but instead will directly fun legal aid programs in Missouri

Matt Hackworth prepared this report on the state's legal assistance program.

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