Legal Resources

A page within Student Life

Legal Consultations

Students with legal issues or question may consult an attorney—at no charge--through the Student Life Office. Consultations are confidential. While the attorney cannot represent students in court, it is a resource for providing advice and guidance. Appointments should be scheduled through (608) 785-8062.   

Other Legal Resources

It Make$ Cents! Off-Campus Housing Legal Information

It Make$ Cents! is a financial literacy program at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse that addresses the financial concerns of students that are unique to college life. It aims at equipping students with the knowledge, skills and resources necessary to integrate and maintain lifelong financial wellness. On their webpage, they have sections related to knowing your rights as a tenant, tenant safety, Wisconsin laws, and more. 

Legal Action of Wisconsin

Legal Action of Wisconsin is the state’s largest non-profit law firm providing free civil legal services to Wisconsin clients at the most vulnerable times in their lives. 

Disability Rights Wisconsin

Disability Rights Wisconsin is a private non-profit organization that protects the rights of people with disabilities statewide. 

Department of Agriculture, Trade, and Consumer Protection—Landlord Tenant Guide

The Guide for Landlords and Tenants answers commonly asked questions about landlord-tenant rights and responsibilities in simple language.  The guide is intended to help landlords and tenants avoid common problems and resolve them when they do occur.  It is not intended to be a comprehensive guide or a substitute for legal advice.

Wisconsin Circuit Court Access Program

This website (WCCA) provides access to certain public records of the Wisconsin circuit courts. The information displayed is an exact copy of the case information entered into the circuit court case management system by court staff in the counties where the case files are located. The court record summaries viewed here are all public records under Wisconsin open records law.