Wednesday, August 24: The West 7th Library will be open 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon.

Legal Information

Research Databases

Selected Websites

Law Libraries

  • Ramsey County Law Library

    Free law-related resources including books, journals, electronic databases, informational workshops and legal assistance. Law Library staff members are trained in legal research and can assist patrons in locating legal information in the library.

  • Minnesota State Law Library

    The state's principal legal resource center serving the judiciary and all branches of state and local government; the legal profession; other law, public and academic libraries; and the general public.

Legal Forms

  • FindLaw

    Directory of legal topics and gateway to federal, state, and local law information on the Web.

  • HOME Line

    Free legal, organizing, education, and advocacy services so tenants throughout Minnesota can solve their own rental housing problems.

  • Minnesota Home Ownership Center

    Promotes successful home ownership in Minnesota, with a focus on serving the needs of low- and moderate-income families and emerging markets. 

    The site includes information about foreclosure prevention, home ownership resources, and related information.

    Disponible en español.

Minnesota Legal Information

Minnesota Government

Ramsey County Legal Information

  • Ramsey County LawHelp

    Ramsey County LawHelp is a collaboration of libraries and nonprofit legal aid organizations serving Ramsey County, Minnesota. It provides information about self-help legal resources available to Ramsey County residents, links to nonprofit legal aid and court programs serving Ramsey County, and workshops and other resources available at your local library.

Court Records

Background Checks

  • State of Minnesota Department of Corrections Offender Locator

    This search can be used to retrieve public information about adult offenders who have been committed to the Commissioner of Corrections, and who are still under the jurisdiction of the Department of Corrections (i.e. in prison, or released from prison and still under supervision).

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