Resources for Volunteers 

The MNCJP’s Civil Legal Needs Initiative offers resources and training to help pro bono volunteers provide services to individuals returning to the community.

Mentors are available upon request.

Intro to Common Legal Topics

Webinar: Introduction to Common Reentry Issues 
(8/22/19) 1.5 CLE credits (Event Code #278397)

Once viewers enter their name and email address, they will be able to watch the training video.

 

Index:

  • Intro to MN Collaborative Project on Reentry  (0:00-8:25)                   Jim Volling, Faegre Drinker

  • Birth Certificates & MN State Issued ID’s       (8:30-30:33)                 Glen Drew, Mid-MN Legal Aid 

  • Eviction Records Expungements                   (30:45-48:45)               Elizabeth Sauer, Central MN Legal Services

  • Child Support Modifications                       (49:01-1:06:42)            Jayne Barnard McCoy, Mid-MN Legal Aid

  • Parenting Time Modifications                      (1:06:43-1:12:25)         Jayne Barnard McCoy, Mid-MN Legal Aid

  • Conclusion                                              (1:12:30-1:18:39)         Jim Volling, Faegre Drinker

Birth Certificates & MN State-Issued ID 

Webinar: Introduction to Common Reentry Issues 
(8/22/19)  1.5 CLE credits  
Once viewers enter their name and email address, they will be able to watch the training video.


Index:

  • Birth Certificates & MN State Issued IDs          (8:30-30:33)                   Glen Drew, Mid-MN Legal Aid

PDF: Birth Certificate Identification Issues

Consumer - Debt

Webinar: Consumer Debt Defense for Pro Bono Attorneys
(11/4/2021) 1.0 CLE credits

Once viewers enter their name and email address, they will be able to watch the training video.

Webinar: Consumer Debt Defense – Part II
(02/17/2022) 1.0 CLE credits

Once viewers enter their name and email address, they will be able to watch the training video.

Legal Aid Fact Sheets: https://www.lawhelpmn.org/self-help-library/money-debt-taxes/debt-collection-and-garnishment

Consumer - General

Webinar: Reentry and Common Consumer Issues
(01/23/2020) 1.0 CLE credits

Once viewers enter their name and email address, they will be able to watch the training video.

Driver's Licenses

Webinar: Navigating Driver's License Issues Following Reentry
(11/21/19) 1.0 CLE credits

Once viewers enter their name and email address, they will be able to watch the training video.

Employment

Webinar: Back Home & Back to Work: Employment Issues After Reentry

(03/31/21) 1.5 CLE Credits

Once viewers enter their name and email address, they will be able to watch the training video.

Family Law – Child Support

Webinar: Introduction to Common Reentry Issues
(8/22/19)  1.5 CLE credits  

Once viewers enter their name and email address, they will be able to watch the training video.

 

Index:

  • Child Support Modifications              (49:01-1:06:42)            Jayne Barnard McCoy, Mid-MN Legal Aid

 

PowerPoint: Modifying Child Support and Parenting Time Orders

 

Webinar: Addressing Child Support Issues, from Incarceration to Reentry
(06/09/2020) 1.5 CLE credits

Once viewers enter their name and email address, they will be able to watch the training video.

Legal Aid Fact Sheets: https://www.lawhelpmn.org/self-help-library/family/child-support


Relevant Links: https://childsupportcalculator.dhs.state.mn.us/Calculator.aspx

 

Court Forms: http://www.mncourts.gov/Help-Topics/Child-Support.aspx

Family Law – Divorce

Legal Aid Fact Sheets: https://www.lawhelpmn.org/self-help-library/family/divorce

 

Court Forms: http://www.mncourts.gov/Help-Topics/Divorce.aspx

Family Law – Parenting Time 

Webinar: Introduction to Common Reentry Issues

(8/22/19)  1.5 CLE credits (Event Code #278397)
Once viewers enter their name and email address, they will be able to watch the training video. 

 

Index:

  • Parenting Time Modifications          (1:06:43-1:12:25)          Jayne Barnard McCoy, Mid-MN Legal Aid

            

Powerpoint: Modifying Child Support and Parenting Child Support

Legal Aid Fact Sheets: https://www.lawhelpmn.org/self-help-library/fact-sheet/parenting-time-visitation-and-parenting-plans

 

Court Forms: http://www.mncourts.gov/Help-Topics/Child-Custody.aspx

Housing Records Expungement

Webinar: Introduction to Common Reentry Issues

(8/22/19)  1.5 CLE credits (Event Code #278397) 
Once viewers enter their name and email address, they will be able to watch the training video. 

 

Index:

  • Eviction Records Expungements                  (30:45-48:45)                      Elizabeth Sauer, Central MN Legal Services

 

Powerpoint: Housing Resource Guide

Legal Aid Fact Sheets: https://www.lawhelpmn.org/self-help-library/housing/eviction-expungement

 

Court Forms: http://www.mncourts.gov/Help-Topics/Landlord-and-Tenant-Issues.aspx