Web Resources about Law and Legal Help

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Featured Program:
Lawyers in the Library (Virtual)

Connect with an attorney from the Pro Bono Project for a FREE, 20 minute legal advice appointment online:

  • Every Wednesday, 4:00 - 6:00 PM, September 15 - December 22, 2021
    Register Online. Six 20-minute time slots are available each Wednesday. An attorney will call between 4:00-6:00 PM on the appointment date.
  • 1st and 3rd Saturdays, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM, September 18 - December 18, 2021
    To register:
    • During the week prior to the session, call (408) 998-5298 ext. 8 and leave a message with your name and callback number. 
    • An attorney will call you for your FREE, 20-minute legal consultation.
    • Assistance will be provided on a first come, first served basis. 
    • Space is limited to the first 6 callers
    • Calls will only be returned during the session hours

See other options for legal assistance below.


Visit the following websites, selected for you by librarians, for more information on this topic:


Legal Forms

Legal Self-Help

Legal Assistance

Copyright, Patents, Trademarks


Law and Legislation - Local

Law and Legislation - California

Law and Legislation - Federal

Law - History and Primary Sources