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Laws, Rules & Resources in Civil Actions
If you are representing yourself in a civil action in District Court in Minnesota, you are responsible for following the same laws and rules as an attorney. Read Rights and Duties of Self-Represented Parties.
Laws & Rules in Civil Actions
The following is a list of some of the laws and rules that relate to civil actions in District Court. See also Laws, Rules & Legal Research.
Minnesota Court Rules:
You can get more help with your legal research at Law Libraries throughout Minnesota. County law libraries are open to the public, and hours will vary.
IMPORTANT! You should talk to a lawyer and get advice on how the laws and rules may affect your case.
Resources in Civil Actions
- People with low income who are involved in civil lawsuits may qualify for free legal advice by phone from the Volunteer Lawyers Network. Attorneys provide 20-30 minutes of legal advice by phone during a scheduled appointment time. For details, please call the VLN Client Intake line at (612)752-6677 from 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. on weekdays.
- Find a Lawyer
- Legal Advice Clinics & Self-Help Centers
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