Vln Online Legal Resources Exercise

30 Questions | Total Attempts: 48

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This 30-question exercise on online legal resources is designed for those who wish to test and/or improve their knowledge about the resources we provide to help our volunteers quickly find the law and facts that will support high quality legal services. Feel free to open another version of your internet program to explore the resources while you're answering the questions. There are also explanations for each answer to the exercise at the top of the next question - check them out for additional information! You may also wish to view our training videos at the bottom of this page: www. Volunteerlawyersnetwork. Org/volunteer/clinics


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What website is designed to help low income Minnesotans with legal questions?
    • A. 

      ProJusticeMN.org

    • B. 

      MNCourts.gov

    • C. 

      LawHelpMN.org

    • D. 

      Google.com

  • 2. 
    What is a "fact sheet" and when would you use it?
    • A. 

      A brief explanation of the law around a certain issue to assist attorneys in becoming familiar with the law quickly

    • B. 

      The form a client completes when he or she wishes to see an attorney at the legal advice clinics

    • C. 

      A document used in court that summarizes all of the stipulated facts in a case

    • D. 

      A brief overview of VLN's mission statement and how its legal advice clinics are run

  • 3. 
    Complete the web address of the VLN webpage which lists most of the resources a clinics attorney would find helpful: www.volunteerlawyersnetwork.org/
  • 4. 
    What is the VLN wiki? (Check all that apply)
    • A. 

      Created by a group of librarians, it provides online access to most VLN resources, some of which are password protected

    • B. 

      Created by a group of librarians and Westlaw, it provides 300 minutes a month of access to Westlaw databases for pro bono attorneys with an approved user name and password

    • C. 

      Created by a group of librarians, it includes an option by which an attorney may submit a question and librarians will submit an answer

    • D. 

      Created by a group of librarians, it includes a chat feature by which librarians and volunteer law students will conduct immediate research for volunteer attorneys

  • 5. 
    True or False: There is a link to the VLC wiki from: www.volunteerlawyersnetwork.org/volunteer/clinic
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      Does not apply

  • 6. 
    What legal aid fact sheet would you give a client whose wages have been garnished to pay a debt?
    • A. 

      Landlord Tenant

    • B. 

      Garnishment and your rights

    • C. 

      Consumer Fact Sheet

    • D. 

      Credit and Credit Reports

  • 7. 
    What does the "get legal help" tab on the www.lawhelpmn.org website do?
    • A. 

      Connect the individual to the legal aid website

    • B. 

      List agencies who provide legal services by zip code and type of area

    • C. 

      Connect the individual with a chat function at the state self help center

    • D. 

      Locate attorneys in the state who practice in certain areas of law

  • 8. 
    Is LawHelpMN.org available in Spanish, Somali and Tagalog?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

    • C. 

      English only

    • D. 

      Non-English languages only

  • 9. 
    Once you are in a legal topic, what tab do you follow to find court forms on LawHelpMN.org?
    • A. 

      Consumer Debt Fact Sheet

    • B. 

      Self Help Forms Tab

    • C. 

      Library Link

    • D. 

      Court Info Tab

  • 10. 
    True or False: The "Court Info" tab will give court information for any court in the country.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      Does not apply

  • 11. 
    True or False: ProJusticeMN is a poverty law resource for pro bono and legal services practitioners, law students and faculty.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      Does not apply

  • 12. 
    True or False: LawHelpMN.org and ProJusticeMN require a username and password to access some parts of the sites.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      Does not apply

  • 13. 
    What is the Minnesota Courts website?
  • 14. 
    Can you access court records and dockets from this site?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

    • C. 

      Does not apply

  • 15. 
    Can you find conciliation court records on the site listed in the previous question?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

    • C. 

      Does not apply

  • 16. 
    Can you find an Answer form on the courts site?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

    • C. 

      Does not apply

  • 17. 
    What resources are available from the 4th District's self-help link?
    • A. 

      Family Law

    • B. 

      Criminal Expungement

    • C. 

      Landlord Tenant

    • D. 

      Conciliation Court

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 18. 
    True or False: There is a wide selection of civil forms on the 4th Judicial District court forms site as well as the state-wide forms site.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      Does not apply

  • 19. 
    True or False: There are links to specific courts within the 4th Judicial District's website.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      Does not apply

  • 20. 
    Www.volunteerlawyersnetwork.org offers which of the following resources?
    • A. 

      Clinic specific resources

    • B. 

      Orientation materials

    • C. 

      Webinars

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 21. 
    True or False: The University of Minnesota Law Library website offers links to local and state government websites.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      Does not apply

  • 22. 
    Where can a person go to to file a consumer complaint?
  • 23. 
    Can you file a complaint online at the Minnesota Attorney General's website?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

    • C. 

      Does not apply

  • 24. 
    True or False: Clients can find and lay claim to unclaimed property on the Minnesota Department of Commerce website.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      Does not apply

  • 25. 
    What is the website for the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry?
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