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Learn more about LawHelpMN, Dakota County Government, Minnesota child support enforcement, consumer rights, disabilities, education, housing, legal research, public benefits, and seniors. is a website that helps low-income individuals solve legal problems by providing legal information in many areas of law and providing links to legal help by geographic area.  The areas of legal information include family law, consumer law, work, disability, heath care, taxes, abuse/violence/crime victims, veterans, native Americans, criminal expungement, housing, seniors, immigration, discrimination, public benefits, the legal system, youth law, education law, farm law, internet fraud. LawHelpMN has information in many languages including Spanish / Español, Hmong / Hmoob , Somali / Soomaali, and Russian / Pусский.

Minnesota Courts "Virtual" Self-Help Center

The Minnesota Judicial Branch Self-Help Center has information and links to legal resources to help you represent yourself in Minnesota District Courts.

Dakota County Government

The Dakota County website ( contains a wealth of information about Dakota County, including: