Minnesota Legal Aid and Lawyer Referral
This page provides information about Legal Aid and Lawyer Referral resources in Minnesota.
Links are grouped by those that cover courts statewide, for multiple counties, and then by individual county.
Minnesota - Statewide Courts Legal Aid
Find Legal Assistance
View a list of links to statewide and local lawyer referral services and legal services for low-income clients.
Minnesota Public Defenders
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.
Search Free Legal Assistance
Search a directory of legal services and court-related organizations by location and legal issue.
Find Free Legal Assistance
View lists of statewide and local free legal services and other court-related services by service area or organization name.
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
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
Find information about a variety of consumer protection issues, including charity solicitation, identity theft, scams on seniors, and financial fraud. Search by specific consumer topics, order free legal publications (or download electronic versions), and view downloadable complaint procedures and forms.
Carver County - Courts Legal Aid Resources
Carver County Worthless Check Collection Program
The Carver County Attorney's Office provides information about bad check collection recovery, including a diversion program for checks $500 or less. For checks exceeding $500, links to a demand for payment letter and additional resources are available.
Koochiching County - Courts Legal Aid Resources
Koochiching County Bad Check Information
The Koochiching County Attorney's Office offers information about dishonored check collection and prosecution.
Morrison County - Courts Legal Aid Resources
Morrison County Worthless Check Collection
The Morrison County Attorney's Office offers information about worthless check collection and prosecution, including a diversion program for checks $500 or less.
Wright County - Courts Legal Aid Resources
Wright County Bad Check Restitution
The Wright County Attorney's Office offers information about its Bad Check Restitution Program, with links to demand for payment and crime reporting forms, and tips for merchants and residents.