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Attorney General Legal Opinions
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Dane County Legal Resource Center
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Dane County Legal Terms
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Dane County Mediation Information
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Dane County Small Claims Guide
View an abbreviated guide to filing a small claims case in Dane County, or link to the detailed guide, which includes information on monetary limits, trial preparation, filing or responding to a claim, collection or appeal of a judgment, and judgment payment options.
Find Legal Information by Topic
The Wisconsin State Law Library offers information about a variety of legal topics, including civil, criminal, domestic relations and probate matters. Other online resources include court rules, forms and research assistance.
Information about Self Representation
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Legal Information and Legal Resources
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Problem-Solving Court Information
Wisconsin problem-solving courts provide treatment programs in lieu of jail for some offenders. Examples include veterans treatment court, mental health court, and adult and juvenile drug court.
Self Help Resources
The State Bar of Wisconsin offers several online self help services, including answers to frequently asked legal questions, information about legal education and resources, and information about finding a lawyer.
Traffic and Motor Vehicle Information
The Wisconsin Department of Transportation offers safety, consumer protection and security information and regulations for motorists, pedestrians, and operators of commercial vehicles.
Wisconsin Adoption Records Search Guide
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Wisconsin Child Support Services
The Wisconsin Department of Children and Families provides links to child support information, including videos on establishing, modifying, and collecting support payments.
Wisconsin Expungement Information and Forms
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Wisconsin Small Claims Guide
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Wisconsin State Statutes
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Dane County Free Legal Assistance Clinics
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Find Attorney Discipline Records
The Wisconsin Court System offers an online search for disciplinary proceedings against attorneys. Search options include attorney name, area of practice, date, topic, and type of reprimand or sanction.
Find Low or No Cost Legal Assistance in Wisconsin
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Find Wisconsin Legal Assistance
View resources for finding legal services based upon income, case type or county, as well as the State Bar of Wisconsin's Lawyer Referral Service. Link to information about lawyer selection, hiring, and fee arrangements.
Lawyer Referral and Information Services
The State Bar of Wisconsin offers a lawyer hotline, lawyer referral service, reduced fee program, and special programs for members of the military, veterans, and first responders. Services are available by telephone and online.
Wisconsin Court Attorney Complaint Forms and Information
The Wisconsin Court System provides information about how to make a complaint against an attorney by filing a formal grievance. A Complaint can be filed by phone or by mail by completing the grievance form (available by link on this page) but cannot be submitted electronically. Additional information is available from the Grievances Involving Wisconsin Lawyers pamphlet (also available by link) and from the FAQs displayed.
Wisconsin State Bar Association - Lawyer Directory
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Wisconsin State Law Library
The Wisconsin State Law Library accepts online questions about legal research and provides reference and referral assistance. Contact and location information is also provided.
Wisconsin State Public Defender
Find information about the Wisconsin Public Defender's Office, a state agency that provides legal representation to low or no income clients.