Legal Clinics & Classes

The Scott County Law Library offers a variety of free legal self-help clinics on topics including divorce, family law, and expungement. Information on specific clinics is available on the Law Library Calendar of Events or by calling 952-496-8713. For clinics outside of Scott County, please see the Law Help MN calendar.

NEW Law Clinics have been added for 2019. Topics include Housing & Conciliation, Victimization, and Criminal Expungement. Click here to read 2019 clinic descriptions and times, and view Upcoming Law Clinics below. 

Monthly Family Law Clinic

Our free family law clinic lets you to talk to a volunteer attorney for 30 minutes regarding general questions about the legal processes of Family Court. Registration is required, please call the Law Library (952-496-8713) to make an appointment. Clinics are the second Monday of every month (except holidays) from 4 to 6 PM.

Volunteer Lawyers Network- Free Family Law Phone Advice

The Volunteer Lawyers Network lets financially eligible clients speak to an experienced family law attorney over the phone for a 20-minute legal consultation. Attorneys are available to assist qualifying individuals residing or having a case in Hennepin, Scott, or Carver Counties. View the Volunteer Lawyers Network (PDF) for more information.

Upcoming Law Clinics

  1. Walk-In Crime Victim Clinic

    Date: Monday, February 25, 2019
    Time: 11:30am - 2:00pm
    Location: Scott County Government Center
    Branch: Scott County Law Library

    This clinic is an opportunity...

  2. Housing and Conciliation Court Clinic

    Date: Thursday, February 28, 2019
    Time: 4:00pm - 6:00pm
    Location: Scott County Government Center
    Branch: Scott County Law Library

    If you are representing...

  3. End in Mind: Who Gets Grandma's Yellow Pie Plate?

    Date: Thursday, February 28, 2019
    Time: 6:00pm - 7:30pm
    Location: SH Large Meeting Room
    Branch: Shakopee Library

    Join Shawna Thompson, Financial Capability...

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