Legal Assistance

Free Legal Clinic
[Cancelled until further notice due to the COVID-19 safety restrictions.] Volunteers from the Eau Claire County Bar Association will be on hand to discuss legal question one-on-one. The attorneys provide general advice and consultation only. Held on the third Wednesday of each month, from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the library’s lower level.

Wisconsin Judicare
Free or low-cost legal assistance for those that meet the eligibility requirements.  Toll free telephone assistance available by calling (800) 472-1638.

Wisconsin Free Legal Answers
A free website for low-income people who cannot afford a lawyer. You can use this site to get free brief legal advice from volunteer lawyers when you have non-criminal legal questions. You will receive an email notification when a lawyer responds to your question on the website. Click the orange “Get Started” button to begin the process.

I Need a Lawyer! : State Bar of Wisconsin
If you need help with a legal issue, the State Bar of Wisconsin’s Lawyer Referral and Information Service (LRIS) is a good place to start. You can search for an attorney through our website, or you can speak to a legal assistant by calling (800) 362-9082.

Legal Forms

Divorce Forms
A guide to divorce and legal separation in Wisconsin and takes you through a series of questions, filling in the forms necessary for divorce and legal separation.

Small Claims Forms
Designed to guide you through the process of filing a small claims legal claim in Wisconsin.

Records and Archives

Sex Offender Registry
Search by name or geographic location.

Wisconsin Circuit Court Records
Search court records by name or case number.

Wisconsin Law Archive
Archival versions of the Wisconsin Constitution, statutes, acts, and other session-related data.

Wisconsin State Law Library
Information on popular legal topics.  Wisconsin State Law librarians are available for research assistance.