Legal Assistance

Free legal assistance is available to elegible Missourians

Free legal assistance is available to Missourians who need help with disaster-related issues such as home repair contracts and contractors; life, medical and property insurance claims; FEMA applications and appealing FEMA decisions. Missouri residents can call 800-829-4128 to leave a message about legal issues arising from recently sustained damage from severe storms, flooding, and tornadoes […]

MoDOT opens road to traffic

Route 10 now open west of Norborne

As one east/west route opens, two north/south routes look to remain closed for an extended period. Missouri Route 10 west of Norborne reopened to traffic today after water receded and crews from the Missouri Department of Transportation completed minor repairs and debris removal. Receding water doesn’t always mean a roadway can reopen, though. Travelers who […]

Unemployment Benefits Graphic

Disaster Declaration allows for unemployment benefits if job was lost due to disaster

When President Donald Trump granted a major disaster declaration in 20 Missouri counties, including Livingston, Carroll, and Chariton in the northern Missouri area, that decision allows residents whose jobs were lost or interrupted to apply for up to 36 weeks of disaster unemployment assistance. The declaration spans from severe storms and flooding from April 29 […]