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Crime Victim’s RightsCrime victim’s rights and notification rights are provided on the Attorney General’s website.

General Legal Rights of Persons with Disabilities
The MO Protection and Advocacy discusses the Americans with Disabilities Act and the various rights granted under the Act.

Institutionalized Persons
The MO Protection and Advocacy offers information on the rights of institutionalized persons, including rights under state and federal laws and involuntary commitments.

Nursing Home Residents Rights
Residents of nursing homes and assisted living facilities have certain legal rights.  This website explains these rights and provides the opportunity to check deficiency reports on all Missouri facilities.

Voting Information
The Secretary of State offers information on eligibility, the Voter’s Bill of Rights, acceptable forms of required ID, absentee voting, and offers the ability to register online.

Tax Assistance

AARP Tax Aide
Offers free assistance with preparing basic tax forms.  The nearest Tax Aide site can be located from this website.  Assistance is offered over the phone, through the internet or at a local site.

Circuit Breaker(Property Tax Credit for Seniors and Adults with Disabilities)
The Missouri Department of Revenue provides information on real estate or rent tax credit that is given to seniors and adults that are 100% disabled, including qualifications and what documentation is needed.

Taxpayer Advocate
An independent organization within the Internal Revenue Service provides assistance to individual taxpayers with questions and helps them to resolve problems with the IRS.

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