Web Resources about Law and Legal Help

Featured Program: Lawyers in the Library


Law books and gavel.


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

  • VIRTUAL: 1st and 3rd Saturdays, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM, June 4 – December 03, 2022; January 7 – May 20, 2023
    To register:
    • Please call (408) 998-5298 ext. 8 during the week prior to the session 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
  • IN-PERSON: 1st and 3rd Mondays, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM, STARTING January 9 – May 15, 2023
    Register Online. Six 20-minute time slots are available each Monday. An attorney will meet with you in King Library Room 392 at the appointment time.
  • VIRTUAL: Every Wednesday, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM, September 7 – December 21, 2022; January 11 – May 10, 2023
    Register Online. Six 20-minute time slots are available each Wednesday. On the appointment date, an attorney will call between 4:00–6:00 PM.

Due to high demand, only one appointment is allowed per customer each quarter.



Web Resources


These web resources about law and legal help have been selected for you by librarians.


Legal Forms

Legal Self-Help

Legal Assistance

Copyright, Patents, Trademarks


Law and Legislation

Law - History and Primary Sources



SJPL Legal eResources

Access online law, government, citizenship, and voting resources—free with your library card.