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Self-Help Legal Materials

self-help legal materials, pro se patrons, law for laypeople

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Guide Author

Elvira Embser-Herbert

About this guide

This research guide provides information on some of the self-help legal materials available in the University of Minnesota Law Library and on the Internet. The majority for the books referenced in this guide were written for people who are not lawyers. Explanation are in plain English and they are meant to help people handling a legal matter without the assistance of a lawyer as well as those who simply wish to learn more about a legal topic.  

Elvira Embser-Herbert
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Credits:  This guide is based upon earlier versions created by librarians at the University of Minnesota Law Library.


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