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All University of Utah libraries course and research guides, in one place.
Note about COVID-19
Some of the resources listed below may be impacted by COVID-19 shut downs.
Please reach out to the service provider directly for more information.
University of Utah Sponsored Legal Clinics
The S.J. Quinney College of Law at the University of Utah runs a series of Free Brief Legal Advice Clinics covering a variety of legal issues. The purpose of these clinics is to provide low-income Utahns with brief instruction and legal assistance. The following is a list of clinics sponsored by the law school's Pro Bono Initiative. Individual contact information and clinic descriptions are available on the program's website.
- American Indian Law
- Debtors Counseling
- Family Law
- Rainbow Law
- Street Law
- Community Legal Sites
Utah State Bar Services
Tuesday Night Bar (Salt Lake City)
The Tuesday Night Bar Clinic is a weekly, free legal clinic held at the Utah State Bar building (the Law & Justice Center) on 200 E. 645 S. in Salt Lake City. To attend the Tuesday Night Bar, you must call 801-297-7037 beforehand to register. You may also register online at: https://www.utahbar.org/tuesday-night-bar-clinic/.
- Licensed Lawyer is a free service offered by the Utah State Bar.
- Licensed Lawyer takes you through a series of questions to match you with potential attorneys in Utah who practice who practice in the area that you need assistance. These attorneys are likely to charge for their services.
Modest Means Referral Program
- As part of the Utah State Bar's Affordable Attorneys for All initiative, the Modest Means Lawyer Referral program helps Utahns with modest earnings find a lawyer offering discounted rates to match their incomes.
- To qualify you must be between 125- 300% of the federal poverty line. If you qualify, you will be referred to a lawyer who charges up to $75/ hr or a corresponding flat rate.
- Complete the intake application on the Modest Means website to see if you qualify for this service: https://www.utahbar.org/public-services/modest-means-lawyer-referral-program/
- Questions? Call 801-297-7049.
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Utah Courts Resources
Utah Self-Help Center
The Utah State Courts' Self-Help Center (SHC) provides free legal help to people who do not have a lawyer.
The SHC provides information to help you understand your rights and responsibilities, and to help you resolve your legal problems on your own if you cannot afford an attorney or if you choose not to hire one. We look forward to helping you, Monday – Friday, 11:00 am – 5:00 pm.
Toll-free Telephone Help Line: 888-683-0009
Text: 801-SHC-1TXT (801-742-1898)
Utah State Law Library
The Utah State Law Library is open Monday - Friday, 9:00AM - 4:30PM. The library can help you navigate courts' websites, online and paper forms, and refer you to other court/legal services.
In-person: 450 South State St., Room W-13, Salt Lake City, UT
Utah Court Forms
The court website provides many forms that may be useful.
Online Court Assistance Program (OCAP)
The Online Court Assistance Program (OCAP) is provided by the court to assist pro se litigants in preparing court documents.
Howard W. Hunter Law Libray (BYU)
Howard W. Hunter Law Library - BYU
- BYU is a private institution, but the law library welcomes public patrons.
- The law library is located at the J. Reuben Clark Law School.
- Phone: 801-422-6658
- The library has also developed a comprehensive collection of Utah legal resources by legal subject area: Free and Low-Cost Legal Resources Guide.