General Legal Support
LawHelpMN.org Helping low-income individuals solve legal problems
MN Legal Advice Volunteer lawyers answer your legal questions for free. To use this website, you must first qualify for help (on their website). Also find your local legal aid office, and lists of other low cost legal clinics.
Walk-In Legal Clinics A list of free or low-cost legal clinics.
Mid-MN Legal Aid — Serves Minnesotans in 20 counties including Hennepin County. Free and easy online application. Offers civil legal assistance to low-income people in many areas of law: evictions and landlord abuse, foreclosure rights, public and Section 8 housing, housing discrimination, denial of public benefits, divorce, child custody and support, domestic abuse, disability, debt collection and unfair loans, immigration, youth- and elder-related issues and more.
University of St. Thomas Interprofessional Center Legal Services Clinic Services from supervised law students. 651-962-4960
Expertise Legal Resources Online information about legal issues including student loan debt, divorce and child custody, DUI, etc.
The Legal Rights Center Free legal services for felonies and misdemeanors if you qualify for their income requirements.
Sexual Assault/Stalking/Relationship Violence Legal Support
University of Minnesota Aurora Center — legal advocacy for victims of sexual assault, stalking, and relationship violence (for U of M students and Augsburg College students; Augsburg contracts with the Aurora Center to provide services for Augsburg students). Advocates can write Order for Protection/Harassment Restraining Order, file them, and attend any hearings with client. 24 hour help line 612-626-9111
Sexual Violence Center Legal Advocacy and Legal Clinic
Domestic Abuse Service Center – Provides help with Orders for Protection and Harassment Restraining Orders. 612-348-5073. Services people who are victims of violence caused by a family or household member. This includes anyone who has been the victim of actual OR threatened violence by a person with whom they have had a romantic or sexual relationship, or people who have lived together.
Family Law Support
Housing/Tenant Rights Support
HOME Line Free legal help for renters 612-728-5767
Immigration Law Support
People’s Center — (for patients of the People’s Center) free assistance with immigration issues; 2nd and 4th Mondays of every month from 1-5pm at Cedar-Riverside Clinic. First come, first served.