Law Help MN helps low income people with a broad range of civil (non-criminal) legal matters. The website provides information and resources on a variety of legal topics and can help connect individuals to legal aid and assistance. Live online chat also available.
Scott County Legal ClinicSouthern Minnesota Regional Legal Services provides volunteer attorneys in Scott county for occasional clinics held at the Public Library, 235 Lewis Street South in Shakopee. Attorneys will meet with clients with legal issues related to: debt collection, probate, guardianship, nursing home issues, landlord/tenant issues and employment law. Call 651-222-4731 for more information about upcoming clinic dates and to make an appointment.
Scott County Law LibraryProvides free clinics for low income individuals (those who fall 300% below the 2011 Federal Poverty Guidelines) on legal matters such as divorce and civil issues. The clinic provides workshops at the Scott County Law Library which is located at the Scott County Government Center. Call the law library for more information at 952-496-8713.
Free Law Clinics
Family Law Clinic and Legal Advice Clinic
Minnesota Immigrant and Refugee Rights Helpline
The Minnesota Immigrant and Refugee RightsHelpline is a free resource for immigrants and refugees living in Minnesota whose household income is below 250% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines. An income screening will be completed over the phone. Community members can call the helpline to be connected with an immigration attorney for a free legal consultation to any of the following:
*Know your rights to legal guidance
*Questions about President Trump's Immigration Executive Oders
*Travel Ban questions
*Immigration Court and Detention Information
*Emergency Planning for families
HELPLINE HOURS: Tuesdays from 1 to 3 p.m. and Thursdays from 6 to 8 p.m.
Free divorce paperwork clinic
Scott County Law Library provides a free divorce paperwork clinic for anyone who falls below 300% of the 2011 Federal Poverty Guidelines. The clinic is held from 9 a.m. to noon the 4th Saturday of the month at the Scott County Government Center. Preregistration is required by calling 952-496-8713.