Gale Legal Forms Library – Comprehensive list of legal documents made available. Their forms are “attorney forms,” officially approved forms actually used at a typical law firm. Completed sample forms are also included. *To access from home you will need a password available from the library.
LawHelp MN – Helps provide, create and distribute key legal information to the public through fact sheets, booklets, and manuals.
Minnesota State Law Library – Has a listing of Minnesota town, city and county ordinances and laws available online. Their site also has a searchable database which provides a full text search of archived Minnesota State Law Library documents.
Online legal research through Lexis Nexis is a way to access primary law (cases, statutes, court rules, etc.) and secondary sources (commentaries on the law, legal journals, legal encyclopedias, etc.) by citation or search terms. This site is only accessible from the legal research computer at the library.
MN Laws, Rules, and Statutes – Provides the latest editions of Minnesota Laws, Rules and Statutes. The library has paper copies of the 2009 editions.
The Minnesota State Bar Association – Has a free online lawyer referral service for Minnesota. They also provide The Time’s Up Manual, which contains details on every statute of limitations for every type of lawsuit. Every type of lawsuit has a limit, called a statute of limitations, and a person must bring their claim within that time period, or their claim will be dismissed. Password: 9JzR5gEaHW
MN Legal Reference – Serves lawyers, clients, large and small businesses, government workers, non-profit groups, legal referral sources and everyone interested in law and lawyers.
MN Law Libraries Reference Guide – Is the Minnesota Association of Law Libraries Internet reference guide.
Wex Legal Dictionary – Is a free legal dictionary and encyclopedia sponsored and hosted by the Legal Information Institute and Cornell Law School.
Google Scholar – Provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature. From one place, you can search across many disciplines and sources: articles, theses, books, abstracts and court opinions, from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities and other web sites. Searches can be limited to legal documents.
Legal Aid – Legal Aid will schedule appointments with Koochiching County residents. Call 1-800-886-3270 Ext. 0 to schedule an appointment. There is a Legal Aid kiosk located in the International Falls Public Library meeting room.