Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Legal e-Resources @ Your Library

Recognizing the need for ready access to reliable legal materials, Fauquier County Public Library offers access to several legal databases and e-resources.

CaseFinder Web (in-library use only)
Provides Virginia case law including:

  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • Federal 4th Circuit
  • Eastern and Western District Courts
  • Virginia Supreme Court, Court of    Appeals
  • Workers’ Compensation Commission
  • Selected Virginia Circuit Courts
  • Attorney General Opinions and
  • Legal Ethics Opinions

Virginia Legal Forms Library (use your library card to access from home)
Provides a wide selection of forms including:

  • Real estate contracts
  • Wills
  • Premarital agreements
  • Bankruptcy
  • Divorce
  • Landlord tenant
  • Comprehensive state directory of attorneys
  • Dictionary of legal terms

Lexis Nexis Total Research (in-library use only)
Includes the National Primary Library, as well as:
  • Federal case, legislative and administrative law
  • Code of Federal Regulations
  • U.S. Public Laws
  • Federal Court Rules
  • Case law for all 50 states
  • Martindale-Hubbell listings
  • Michie’s Jurisprudence for civil and criminal law in Virginia
  • Virginia Model Jury Instructions: Civil and Criminal

State & Local Legal Resources Online (see our website for a complete list)
  • Code of Virginia
  • Administrative Code
  • Regulations
  • Circuit Court Information
  • Virginia Lawyer’s Directory
  • Fauquier County Code of Ordinances
  • Fauquier County Circuit Court
  • Warrenton Code of Ordinances

For complete details (including links) on the library's legal resources available online and in print, check out the Legal Resources page on our website.

~ Alison -- Electronic Resources Librarian

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