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Featuring Free Public Seminars
Participants will come away with an understanding of various legal issues and options. Workshops are presented by a volunteer lawyer, and laptop computers will be available. Workshops are open to all members of the public, regardless of residence. The series of hands-on workshops brings quality legal information to the public, and is a collaboration between the Institute of Museum and Library Services, the Minnesota Department of Education, and Washington County.

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Divorce Basics Workshop at the Oakdale Public Library

June 10, 2014
1:00-3:00 p.m.

Oakdale Public Library,
1010 Heron Av. N.
Oakdale, MN, 55128


Program Description

Divorce, even in the most amicable situations, is stressful and confusing.  If you are thinking about divorce, but have questions about the process, this workshop is for you.  In this two-hour session, participants will learn about the general process for getting a divorce and get answers to the following questions:

  • What documents are needed to file for divorce?
  • What forms need to be filed with the court?
  • How long does it take to get divorced?
  • Who is responsible for the house, car, credit card debt?
  • What is mediation?
  • What to do if your spouse is violent or abusive?

This session will also answer questions about child custody, child support, and spousal maintenance. 

With offices conveniently located in downtown historic Stillwater, Ann M. I. Mozey, Esq., of Ann M. I. Mozey, P.L.L.C., is an experienced family law attorney, offering sliding fee payments and free consultations.  Ms. Mozey was recently honored for 15 years of volunteer services for the Tubman Center for Women.  Ms. Mozey is an expert in all areas of family law, including alternate dispute options, trial, mediation, child support, valuing non-marital property and retirement assets, spousal support, coordinating mental health services, and much, much more. 

This presentation is sponsored by the Washington County Law Library.  To register and reserve your space, please call the Washington County Law Library at 651-430-6330.


updated May 29, 2014.

Featuring Free Public Seminars
Participants will come away with an understanding of various legal issues and options. Workshops are presented by a volunteer lawyer, and laptop computers will be available. Workshops are open to all members of the public, regardless of residence. The series of hands-on workshops brings quality legal information to the public, and is a collaboration between the Institute of Museum and Library Services, the Minnesota Department of Education, and Washington County.

Topic
Date
Location
 

Bankruptcy and Debtor's Rights Clinic

February 4, 2014

Oakdale Branch Library
1010 Heron Ave. North
Oakdale, MN 55128


Program Description

Attorney Margaret Henehan from Volunteer Lawyers Network will present on the rights of low income debtors in matters of debt collection, collection lawsuits, garnishment, and bankruptcy. 

This presentation is created to ease confusion and increase knowledge surrounding a stressful topic, debt collection and bankruptcy. Participants will leave with a better understanding of how to protect themselves from creditors and debt collectors who violate the law in order to attempt to collect a debt.  The presentation will also cover debt assistance and mortgage assistance scams and how to be on the lookout for this illegal practice. Finally, the presentation will walk participants through what the bankruptcy process looks like, who is a good candidate for bankruptcy, and what types of debt can be discharged through a bankruptcy.

If you have suggestions for future workshops, please contact the law library by phone at 651.430.6330 or through email at .  Thank you!



Law Library Board of Trustees Meeting

Posted: January 10, 2014

The next Law Library Board of Trustees meeting will be held on January 21, 2014, in the Law Library Conference Room at 8 a.m. 


Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services has in-person intake office hours at the Law Library

December 20, 2013

The Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services (SMRLS) has office hours in the law library on Wednesday afternoons from 1-3 p.m.

If you are a low-income resident living in Washington County and if you need legal representation for a family law issue (domestic abuse, divorce, child custody) or a government benefits issue (appeal from a denial of benefits, garnishment of income through benefits), you can meet with an intake attorney in person at the law library.  SMRLS will be in the law library the following days:


January 8, 2014 Government Benefits Law
January 15, 2014 Family Law
January 22, 2014 Government Benefits Law
January 29, 2014 Family Law
February 8, 2014 Government Benefits Law


For more information about the intake hours, call the law library at 651-430-6330 or or to talk to SMRLS directly, pleas contact them at 651-222-4731

Mandatory eFiling and eService underway for courts in Washington County

Attorneys and government agencies will be required to file civil and family cases electronically beginning September 16, 2013 in Washington County. The requirement does not apply to probate/mental health, adoption, child protection or conciliation court cases. 

Please note: The requirement for mandatory eFiling and eService does not apply to self-represented litigants wishing to file these case types.

Additionally, all documents filed electronically in all case types must be submitted in a searchable PDF format.  For more information, please see the court's page on the eFiling initiative or the Guide to eFiling with “Searchable” Portable Document Format (PDFs) in Minnesota District Courts.   

Updated 9.13.2013


Featuring Free Public Seminars

Participants will come away with an understanding of various legal issues and options. Workshops are presented by a volunteer lawyer, and laptop computers will be available. Workshops are open to all members of the public, regardless of residence. The series of hands-on workshops brings quality legal information to the public, and is a collaboration between the Institute of Museum and Library Services, the Minnesota Department of Education, and Washington County.

Topic
Date
Location
 

None scheduled at this time.

 

 


Program Description

If you have suggestions for future workshops, please contact the law library by phone at 651.430.6330 or through email at .  Thank you!

 

 

 


Updated 9.23.2013.

Pauline Afuso
Washington County Law Librarian
Email

Government Center
14949 62nd St. N.
P.O. Box 6
Stillwater, MN 55082

Ph: 651-430-6330
Fx: 651-430-6331

Hours
Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

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