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Search Minnesota Department of Public Safety's Computerized Criminal History system for criminal case information, including offense, conviction, and sentencing by name and date of birth.
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Search Minnesota criminal, traffic, civil, family, and probate case records and judgments by county, court calendar, case number, name, citation number, attorney, or date. Online public access to case records is unavailable every Sunday from 11 a.m. until approximately 2 p.m. for regular system maintenance.
Dockets, calendars, and other information about court cases
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Search Minnesota District Court calendars by county, attorney, case number, judicial officer, party or defendant name, date range, and case category.
Published opinions and orders
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View Minnesota Attorney General opinions from 1993 to present. Search opinions by date, subject or entity requesting an opinion.
Self help, legal research, general information
1st Judicial District Information broken link ?
View information about legal topics including divorce decree copies, filing, judgment interest rates, court records, and subpoenas in Carver, Dakota, Goodhue, Le Sueur, McLeod, Scott, and Sibley Counties.
1st Judicial District Guardian ad Litem Program broken link ?
View information about the Guardian ad Litem Program, which provides advocates to represent the interests of abused and neglected children in court in Carver, Dakota, Goodhue, Le Sueur, McLeod, Scott, and Sibley Counties.
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View information about the Goodhue County Law Library, including location, hours, an online catalog, available materials and services, and links to additional online research resources.
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Find Minnesota legal information including family law, conciliation (small claims) court, landlord-tenant, probate, representing yourself in court, and more. Links to video tutorials, local advice clinics, and additional self-help and legal research resources are included.
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View Minnesota legal information in a variety of languages, including English and Spanish. Legal topics include family law, housing, consumer and debt, employment, disability, senior issues, immigration, taxes, benefits, juvenile, health care, individual rights, education, farm, veterans, and more. A How-To video, do-it-yourself forms, and links to legal assistance are included.
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View information about the Minnesota State Law Library, including location, hours, description of available materials and services, an online catalog, and an ask-a-librarian service. Additional information includes links to online legal research and self-help resources, legal topics, forms, law for non-lawyers, lawyer referral, the court system, and more.
Definitions of Common Legal Terms broken link ?
Several glossaries of commonly used legal terms are available, including a Housing Court dictionary and a Probate Dictionary.
Minnesota State Court Administrator's Office broken link ?
View information about the Minnesota State Court Administrator's Office, including court judgment interest rates and information about the court system.
Minnesota Child Support Services broken link ?
The Minnesota Department of Human Services offers information and services related to child support, including child support guidelines, child support enforcement, and general information.
Minnesota Motor Vehicle Information broken link ?
View Minnesota Department of Public Safety information about motor vehicle laws and driver's licenses.
Legal Information for Common Legal Issues broken link ?
Information is organized by legal issue, including but not limited to adoption, child support, child custody, divorce, eviction, expungement, guardianship, orders of protection, name changes, traffic tickets, and wills.
Minnesota Alternative Dispute Resolution broken link ?
View information about Minnesota alternative dispute resolution, which includes mediation, arbitration, and other processes that can help parties resolve disputes without going to court. Links found on the right side include a searchable roster of neutral evaluators, applications, complaint process information, and answers to frequently asked questions.
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Search Minnesota Statutes by section number or keyword, or browse the table of contents by chapter and section.
County Law Libraries broken link ?
View contact information for all Minnesota county law libraries by clicking the Directory of Minnesota County Law Libraries link in the middle of the page. Links to some county law libary websites are provided.
Problem-Solving Courts broken link ?
View information about Minnesota problem-solving courts, which can set up treatment programs in lieu of jail for some offenders. Problem-solving courts include Drug Courts, Mental Health Courts, Truancy Courts, Community Courts, and Domestic Violence Courts. A link to each court type provides more information.
Conciliation Court Information broken link ?
The Minnesota Attorney General's Office offers information about Conciliation Court (small claims court), including monetary limits, claim filing, court procedure, and judgments.
Minnesota Expungement Instructions and Forms broken link ?
Download instructions and forms for having a Minnesota criminal record expunged.
Legal aid, free services, lawyer referral
Find Legal Assistance broken link ?
View a list of links to statewide and local lawyer referral services and legal services for low-income clients.
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Search a directory of legal services and court-related organizations by zip code or county, legal problem, and other criteria.
Find Free Legal Assistance broken link ?
View lists of statewide and local free legal services and other court-related services by service area or organization name.
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The Minnesota Board of Public Defense provides information about free and low-cost criminal defense representation, how to apply for a public defender, and local district office contact information.
Lawyer Directory broken link ?
Search the Minnesota Judicial Branch directory of registered attorneys by name or registration ID. A list of all lawyers may be downloaded.
Minnesota Lawyer Conduct, Discipline, and Complaint Information broken link ?
The Lawyers Professional Responsibility Board offers information about lawyer conduct, including instructions for filing an online complaint against a lawyer, a search of public lawyer discipline decisions, a list of disbarred and suspended lawyers, the Rules of Professional Conduct, and the Board's opinions interpreting those Rules.
Minnesota Consumer Protection broken link ?
The Minnesota Attorney General's Office provides information about consumer protection in a wide variety of areas including charities, debt and finance, housing and mortgages, internet, seniors, health care, and utilities. Consumer publications, explanations of various types of scams, and instructions and a form to file a consumer complaint are included. Click the topics in the center of the page, the Publications and Consumer A-Z links in the left column, or the Consumer, Charities, and Scams links at the top of the page.
Forms and related information
1st Judicial District Civil Forms broken link ?
View and download civil forms for use in District Courts in Carver, Dakota, Goodhue, Le Sueur, McLeod, Scott, and Sibley Counties.
Minnesota Online Court Forms and Instructions broken link ?
View and download Minnesota court forms and instructions by category, by associated court rule, or by non-court legal topic. Fill out interactive online divorce, harassment, and conciliation court forms using document assembly tools.
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