The library offers access to a wide variety of e-books and databases with legal information. Our e-book collection includes various practice guides, legal treatises, and self-help materials that can be borrowed and read in your Web browser or on an e-reader like a Kindle or an iPad. Our legal databases provide access to downloadable legal forms, case law, law review articles, and other legal information. Use the links on this page to access our e-books and legal databases.
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- By Ralph Warner. Published by Nolo Press. 2016. 10th ed.
This book provides over 100 ready to use forms and contracts for a variety of everyday legal and practical situations faced by most users. Some of the forms included are simple wills, power of attorney, leases, child care agreements, daily expenses and monthly budgets.
- By Mary Randolph. Published by Nolo Press. 2012. 7th edition.
This informative compilation of many of the issues surrounding dogs was written as an easy reference for both owners and the neighbors of dog owners. Many of the topics discussed are outside the commonly covered legal issues surrounding dogs such as how to deal with barking dogs, traveling with a dog, negotiating a lease when owning a dog, the laws that regulating the sale of dogs, what to do if animal cruelty is suspected, providing for pets after the owner’s death, and ownership questions such as how many dogs can one legally keep. Also covered are dog bites, dangerous dogs, and assistance dogs.