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Free Minnesota Do-It-Yourself Legal Forms

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Family Law+

Divorce
Fill out the forms to start a simple or joint divorce, with or without children.

 

Delegation of Parental Authority

This free program helps you create the form to let someone else take care of your child.

 

Modify Child Support or Spousal Maintenance
This free program helps you create the forms to ask the court to change your child support and/or spousal maintenance amount. 

 

Order for Protection Against Domestic Violence
Fill out a form to ask the court to order someone to stop abusing you.

 

Harassment Restraining Order
Fill out a form to ask the court to order someone to stop harassing you or a child.

Health Care & Other Powers+

Health Care Directive
This free program helps you create the form to give someone the power to make health care decisions for you when you can not, and write your wishes.

 

Power of Attorney
This free program helps you create the form to give someone the power to handle your legal and financial matters.

 

Power of Attorney Revocation 
This free program helps you create the form to "revoke" or end a power of attorney.

 

Delegation of Parental Authority
This free program helps you create the form to let someone else take care of your child.

Abuse & Harassment+

Order for Protection Against Domestic Violence
Fill out a form to ask the court to order someone to stop abusing you.

 

Harassment Restraining Order
Fill out a form to ask the court to order someone to stop harassing you or a child.

 

"Stop Contact" Letter to Creditors
This free program helps you create the form to tell a debt collector to stop contacting you about a debt.

Debts, Fees, Deposits+

Answer a "Summons and Complaint" - Debt Lawsuits
If you got a "Summons and Complaint" that says you are being sued over an alleged debt, you have 20 days to reply with an "Answer."  This free program helps you create the forms to do this.

 

Security Deposit Demand Letter
This free program helps you create a letter to tell your landlord to return your security deposit.

 

"Stop Contact" Letter to Creditors
This free program helps you create the form to tell a debt collector to stop contacting you about a debt. 

 

Court Fee Waiver (IFP)
This free program helps you create the forms to get your court fees waived if you can't afford to pay them.

 

Credit Report Request
You can get one free copy of your credit report every 14 months. This free program helps you create the forms to request a copy from all three credit bureaus.

Housing+

Answer to an Eviction
Fill out a form to respond to an eviction (unlawful detainer) and fight the claims in your landlord's court papers.

 

Eviction Expungement
This free program helps you create the forms to ask the court to Expunge an Eviction. 

 

Foreclosure Sale Postponement
This free program helps you create the forms to postpone a Foreclosure Sale (often called the "Sheriff Sale") of your home, giving you more time to stop the foreclosure.

 

Security Deposit Demand Letter
This free program helps you create a letter to tell your landlord to return your security deposit.

Government Benefits+

Appeal a Decision for Denied, Reduced or Cut-Off Benefits
If a government agency has denied you benefits, reduced your benefits, or cut off your benefits, use this form from the Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) to file an appeal.

(Note: this form is not for unemployment or Social Security/SSI.)

Identity Theft+

Writing Identity Theft Letters
If your identity has been stolen, it is important that you protect yourself and your finances. This free program can help you create letters to Creditors, Debt Collectors, and the Credit Bureau when your identity has been stolen.

Español+

Directriz sobre Atención Médica
Este programa puede ayudarlo a crear una directriz sobre atención médica en Minnesota.

 

Revocación de poder notarial
Hacer un formulario para "revocar" o terminar un "poder notorial."

 

Carta sobre "Interrupción del Contacto" por sus acreedores

Decirle un cobrador de deudas a detener las llamadas y cartas acerca de una deuda.

 

Solicitud de Depósito de Garantía
Hacer una carta para decir a su arrendador a devolver su depósito de seguridad.