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Self Help Resources

This guide provides information for people who want to represent themselves in legal situations in Minnesota.

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Introduction to this Research Guide

This guide contains information, resources, and links to outside organizations for people who are dealing with legal issues in Minnesota. The information may help if you choose to represent yourself, or, if your legal issues are too complex, this guide also lists organizations that may be able to help by referring you to an attorney.

Find Your Court

When representing yourself, the first thing you need to know is which court has jurisdiction.  The following links can help you find your court.