April 2016

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Legal research from your home or office!

April 11, 2016


Did you know that if you're a Texas resident, you can register online for a library account and access legal databases and borrow e-books from home? Since launching our Digital Collection, we've been reaching more people from all over the state every month. Take a look at the video below to see how far we've come! It is our goal to serve the legal research needs of all Texans. Remember, if you have questions about our remote databases or e-books in our Digital Collection, don't hesitate to A…

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Name Changes in Texas: A Research Guide

April 25, 2016


We often get questions about name changes. There are many reasons why an individual would want to change his/her name or the name of a child. The Name Changes in Texas research guide is intended for Texans who are seeking information about name changes. Though most name changes require a court order, there are certain instances (e.g., typographical or spelling errors) when you can amend a birth certificate through the Texas Vital Statistics office without a court order. Our guide highlights us…

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