There are numerous resources available to those needing free or low-cost legal services.
The below is a list of a few resources available in Northeastern Minnesota,
as well as other helpful legal and court links specific to Minnesota.
Local Legal Clinics
The Volunteer Attorney Program (VAP), in Duluth, MN, connects income eligible individuals with private attorneys who provide pro bono legal assistance.
The Indian Legal Assistance Program, in Duluth, MN, is a private non-profit corporation that provides legal services to low income individuals.
The Legal Aid Service of NorthEastern Minnesota, with multiple Northland offices, is a non profit law firm that provides legal services, at no charge, to eligible low-income residents of NorthEastern Minnesota.
LawHelpMN.org has a self-help library and a clinic-provider locator for free and low-cost legal services.
MNLegalAdvice.org allows eligible individuals to submit questions confidentially to volunteer attorneys.
State of Minnesota Links
The Minnesota Judicial Branch has additional information and resources (selected pages below).
The Minnesota Office of the Revisor of Statutes has links to Minnesota statutes, laws, and rules.
The Minnesota Sentencing Guidelines determine the presumptive sentence for felony offense convictions.