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Enter the world of Legal Research! Learn definitions and terms, legal processes and procedures - and become an advocate for your legal rights under the law.
At the Public Law Library for Humboldt County, you’ll find books, magazines, digital collections - and above all, a team of experts eager to help you through your journey.
Westlaw by Thomson Reuters
In the uncertainty of the COVID-19 pandemic, Thomson Reuters is helping to support your legal researching needs.
The Public Law Library for Humboldt County has been selected to be part of a pilot service to simplify the process of how legal researchers receive complimentary remote access to Westlaw.
Legal researchers can now call 1-800-328-4880, enter extension 855597 and a Customer Service agent will create a user name and password that will provide 20 hours of access to Westlaw and Practical Law over 14 days. This line is open from 5am-5pm PST.
Nolo Press by EBSCO is an online e-book system specifically for use by non-attorneys and self-represented litigants. It offers necessary tools, forms, and detailed "how-to" instructions covering a wide-range of legal issues.
More than 200 full-text publications are made available for public use 24/7.
Divorce (Part 1)
Divorce Petition and Disclosures
Request for Domestic Violence Restraining Order
Response to Domestic Violence Restraining Orders
Fee Waiver Petition for Guardianship
Name Change Petition
Civil Harassment Restraining Order
Civil Harassment Restraining Order Response
Elder Abuse Restraining Order Petition
Elder Abuse Restraining Order Response
Request for Order
National Consumer Law Center
Fair Debt Collection
Consumer Bankruptcy Law and Practice
Student Loan Law
Access to Utility Service
Mortgages & Foreclosures
Mortgage Servicing and Loan Modifications
Credit & Banking
Fair Credit Reporting
Truth in Lending
Consumer Credit Regulation
Consumer Banking and Payments Law
Deception & Warranties
Unfair and Deceptive Acts and Practices
Federal Deception Law
Consumer Warranty Law
Consumer Class Actions
Consumer Arbitration Agreements
Consumer Law Pleadings
For Consumers & Counselors
National Housing Law Project
HUD Housing Programs: Tenants’ Rights
This Official Reports Web site is intended to provide public access to California´s precedential appellate decisions.
There is no charge to search, retrieve or save documents from the California Official Reports Web site, and there is no copyright on opinion text.
Though any individual can research, review and copy the opinions found here, the information is not intended to replace professional legal consultation or online legal-research services.
Caution: Only the printed bound volumes of the United States Reports contain the final, official opinions of the Supreme Court of the United States. In case of discrepancies between a bound volume and the materials included here--or any other version of the same materials, whether print or electronic, official or unofficial--the printed bound volume controls.
To learn more about accessing our digital collection, contact us today.
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Your Local Law Library
The Public Law Library for Humboldt County has provided the community with access to law books and legal information since the 31st day of March, 1891. Everyday we build upon that tradition by improving access to and expanding our collections. But we’re more than just a provider of legal materials. Our Law Library brings together an abundance of resources and opportunities for all to enjoy. We’re always working to meet the needs of our visitors, and remain committed to playing a key role in the community. To learn more, simply get in touch.