JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Free legal assistance is available to eligible Missourians, who need help with disaster relief issues.

The toll free disaster hotline is a partnership between the Missouri Bar Association, American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division and FEMA. Missouri residents can call 1-800-829-4128 and leave a message about legal issues arising from damage sustained between April 29 and July 5 from severe storms, flooding and tornadoes. When ask your question, be sure to include your name, telephone number and county of residence.

Calls will be returned during the week of July 29.