Law Library Services & Resources at Partnership Locations:
Legal Reference Librarian:
A librarian will be on hand according to the schedules listed above for each Partnership Location to provide basic reference services, show you free legal websites, recommend resources and assist with basic navigation of the legal databases at that location. The librarian can also refer you to a local legal aid organizations or to legal resources located at our Downtown location for help with your legal issue. Please note that the Law Librarian cannot offer legal advice or perform your research for you.
See above for exact databases available at each location. The following is a short summary of what each Database contains:
CEB OnLaw: A database specific to California law. Contains an explanation of the law and legal court procedures on a variety of legal topics. Also contains sample language for legal contracts, wills, trusts, and various court pleadings and motions.
Gale Legal Forms: Our Gale Legal Forms subscription provides access to many legal forms for California. Forms can be viewed and edited in MS Word or any word processing software that can open Rich Text files.
Hein Online – Database containing law journal articles; Code of Federal Regulations and Federal Register; U.S. Treaties and Agreements; Legal Classics library; and Congressional Documents. Good database to use when looking for legal related articles, older versions of federal regulations, information on treaties, or when looking for historic Congressional information.
National Consumer Law Center: Full text of National Consumer Law Center publications. Topics include consumer bankruptcy, fair debt collection, foreclosures, consumer warranty law and more.
Nolo Press Occidental ebooks: How to Do Your Own Divorce in California & How to Make any Divorce Better. Practical information and forms regarding divorce actions, geared toward self-represented individuals.
Westlaw Edge: Legal research service that includes primary state and federal law, numerous secondary sources for State and Federal. California resources include: all Rutter Group guides, all Witkin treatises, Cal Jur, California Civil Practice, Miller & Starr Real Property. Practical Law, Trial documents & forms database.
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