Family Law Clinics
Meet with a lawyer for a 30-minute consultation about any family law issue (child support, custody, divorce/dissolution, legal separation, maintenance, parenting time, paternity).
Clinics are available at three locations (Apple Valley, Hastings and West. St. Paul) and at different times (day and evening hours) during the month. Daytime appointments start at 1 p.m. Evening appointments start at 4 p.m.
Apple Valley - Galaxie Library
First Monday of the month (day)
Second Wednesday of the month (evening)
Third Monday of the month (day)
Last Thursday of the month (day)
Hastings - Judicial Center
Second Thursday (day)
West St. Paul - Wentworth Library
First Wednesday of the month (day)
Third Tuesday of the month (evening)
To schedule an appointment, please call:
Apple Valley: 952-891-7135
West St. Paul: 952-891-7241
Also, it is helpful to bring any current court orders and other paperwork that will assist with the process.
Consumer Law Clinics
Meet with a lawyer for a 30-minute consultation about bankruptcy, debt collection, garnishment, mortgages, foreclosures, conciliation court or other consumer problems. Must be a Dakota County resident.
These clinics are held every Tuesday of the month (except December) from 1–4 p.m. at the Galaxie Library, 14955 Galaxie Ave, Apple Valley, MN 55124, and every third Wednesday of the month from 1–4 p.m. at the Judicial Center, 1560 Hwy 55 Hastings, MN 55033. Please go to the Law Library.
You must schedule an appointment. Call 952-431-3200 to schedule an appointment.
Conducted by the Legal Assistance of Dakota County, Ltd.
Criminal Expungement Clinics
Held on the fourth Tuesday of every month starting at 1:30 p.m. at the Western Service Center, conference room L139, 14955 Galaxie Ave., Apple Valley, MN 55124. No appointment is necessary. Please call 651-438-8080 for more information.
Divorce Forms Clinic
Need help with filling out paperwork? This clinic offers assistance with how to fill out divorce/dissolution forms. Held on the first Thursday of each month from 1-4 p.m. at the Galaxie Library.
You must schedule an appointment. Call Legal Assistance of Dakota County at 952-431-3200 for clinic information.