KAMS and Kansas Legal Services, Inc.
KAMS has an agreement with Kansas Legal Services, Inc., (KLS) to provide direct legal representation to Kansas farmers and ranchers on a reduced-fee basis, depending on that person's level of income. KLS has regional offices throughout the state. Attorneys help clients understand the laws and regulations governing the issue involved in the mediation, as well as their rights and options.
KLS is a non-profit organization funded in large part by the federal Legal Services Corporation. The organization has partnered with KAMS since 1989 to provide direct legal assistance to Kansas agriculture producers. The KLS offices out of which our program operates are in Hays, Wichita, Topeka, Hutchinson, Emporia, Pittsburg, Kansas City, Manhattan, Madison, Dodge City, Seneca, Salina and Garden City.
Farm Mediation Legal Counseling Program
Kansas Agricultural Mediation Services (KAMS) has an agreement with Kansas Legal Services, Inc. (KLS) to provide direct legal representation to Kansas farmers and ranchers on a reduced fee basis. The program helps clients prepare for mediation to more effectively resolve disputes between ag producers and their creditors, as well as disputes involving adverse decisions of various USDA agencies (e.g. FSA, NRCS, Rural Housing, RMA). The agricultural law attorneys with KLS understand the farm situation and are experienced at helping producers.