There are many resources available to folks 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 links.
Local Legal Aid Clinics
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.
The Indian Legal Assistance Program, in Duluth, MN, is a private non-profit corporation that provides legal services to low income individuals.
Support for Domestic Violece
North Shore Horizons, in Two Harbors, MN, is a nonprofit organization committed to providing advocacy and support to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault.
Safe Haven Shelter and Resource Center, in Duluth, MN, provides services to women, children, and all survivors whose lives have been affected by physical, emotional, sexual, and economic abuse
If you are in danger, call 911. You can call the Minnesota Domestic Violence Crisis Line at 1-866-223-1111 if you are in Minnesota, or call the National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-SAFE (7233).
Online Legal Resources
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.
Your Rights Around Law Enforcement is a helpful resource from the ACLU on understanding your rights.
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.