Extensive collections of print and electronic resources. The collections support federal, state and local legal research. Many materials are also available for the general public needing basic resources on legal issues.
The Ramsey County Law Library can help you find legal information. Please note that the library cannot offer legal advice.
If you have questions about landlord/tenant issues, family law, conciliation court, wills/probate planning, etc., and/or need information about court forms, please contact the law library's "AskLawLibrarian" message service at: AskLawLibrarian@co.ramsey.mn.us.
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.
State-approved legal forms available free of charge.
Downloadable health care directive forms from the Minnesota Board on Aging.
See also Questions and Answers About Health Care Directives from the Minnesota Department of Health.
Directory of legal topics and gateway to federal, state, and local law information on the Web.
Legal information written for consumers, on topics ranging from family law and finances to criminal law and finding a lawyer. From the American Bar Association.
Free legal, organizing, education, and advocacy services so tenants throughout Minnesota can solve their own rental housing problems.
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.
Minnesota Legal Information
Consumer and charities information, estate planning tips and alerts about common scams.
Legal resources and and links to websites focused on Minnesota.
Educational materials and downloadable PDF versions of booklets covering legal issues including:
- Dealing with Debt
- Child Support Basics
- Getting a Divorce: A Basic Guide to Minnesota Law
- Orders for Protection and Harassment Restraining Orders
- A Guide to Public Housing in Minnesota
- Rights and Responsibilities of Unmarried Parents
- Tenants' Rights in Minnesota
Information on building codes governing construction in Minnesota, including links to statutes and related information.
News, opinions, rules, and links to related courts.
Also includes links to Minnesota Court Forms.
Ramsey County Legal Information
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.
State central repository for data on subjects arrested for felony, gross misdemeanor, enhanced misdemeanor and some misdemeanor offenses.
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).
Criminal, traffic, petty misdemeanor, civil, family, and probate case information.