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.


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.