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Farmers' Legal Action Group, Inc. (FLAG)

Farmers' Legal Action Group, Inc. (FLAG)
St. Paul, MN 55101
Phone: 651-223-5400
Toll-Free: 877-860-4349
Email: lawyers@flaginc.org

FLAG is a law center dedicated to providing legal services to farmers, ranchers, and their rural communities in order to help keep family farmers on the land. FLAG provides legal information and referrals for farmers in all Minnesota counties. FLAG works with legal services offices throughout the State to provide a wide range of legal services. To the extent possible, FLAG also provides backup assistance to attorneys representing financially distressed Minnesota family farmers.

Legal Representation in the following areas: 

  • Farmer-Lender Mediation
  • USDA and FSA Appeals, including within the National Appeals Division (NAD)
  • Debtor-Creditor Issues
  • Repossession
  • Foreclosure
  • Bankruptcy
  • Access to Credit
  • Beginning Farmer
  • Disaster Assistance
  • Livestock Contracts
  • Environmental Compliance
  • Conservation Assistance
  • Fuel Assistance
  • Minnesota Care


If a farmer is not eligible for assistance we can make referrals to Minnesota attorneys who practice in the area of farm law. In some cases, the attorney may assist the farmer at a reduced rate or even at no charge.