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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. You should talk to a lawyer and get advice on how the laws and rules may affect your case.
Minnesota Court Rules:
You can get help with legal research at Law Libraries throughout Minnesota. County law libraries are open to the public, and hours will vary.
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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