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Q. I have a worthless check.  What should I do?
A. See our Check Diversion Program.

Q. I need an attorney and/or just some legal advice, can you help me?
A. The Carver County Attorney's Office cannot give legal advice, or act as a private attorney for any one individual.  We also cannot give advice on contacting a specific attorney, other than telling you to look in the phone book or go online.  You can contact Legal Aid at (952-402-9890) or a public defender at (952-361-3810).

Q. I'm having an issue with my neighbor and I need you to take him to court to stop using my driveway to access his land.
A. Our office does not get involved in individual cases between private parties.  We represent the various offices of the County such as the Child Support Office, the Assessor's Office, Sheriff's Office, etc.

Q. How do I get the Carver County Attorney's Office to address the issue of hazardous dumping?
A. File a report with local law enforcement.

Q. I have a court date coming up, but forgot when it was.  Can you tell me?
A.  Court Administration is the authority on court dates; they can be reached at 952-361-1420.

Q. I was given a ticket from the police/sheriff.  Do I have to appear in court?
A.  Court Administration is the authority on court appearances; they can be reached at 952-361-1420.

Q.  I want to check inmate roster and other jail services?

A.  Click this link to Carver County Jail.

Q.  I need to talk to my probation officer.  How do I contact probation?

A.  Court Services @ (952) 361-1460

Q.  I want to talk to someone about child support.  Who do I call?

A.   Human Services @ (952) 361-1600

Q. Can you help me with a tenant/landlord issue?
A.  The Attorney General's Office (1-800-657-3787) has a number of useful links and valuable resources providing information about rights and responsibilities of both landlords and tenants in the State of Minnesota.

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