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ADR

American Arbitration Association
Dispute resolution rules, procedures, news. Emphasis on specialty areas.

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Bankruptcy

United States Courts Bankruptcy Information
Consumer bankruptcy information.

FindLaw for Business Web Site for Bankruptcy

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Consumer Resources

California Department of Consumer Affairs

California State Department of Fair Employment & Housing

California State Web Site for Consumers & Families

California Vital Records - Certified Copies
Certified copies of vital documents can be ordered here - birth certificates, death certificates, dissolution, etc.

Consumer Information Center
Consumer information on cars, housing, employment, health, environment.

Consumer Price Index-San Francisco Area
CPI data.

Engineering & Fire Standards - IHS Global Standards
Private company sponsored - large collection of technical standards.

FindLaw Consumer Law Center
Links to consumer assistance sites, legal topics, self-representation, and more.

Kelley Blue Book
Used car Bluebook values and new car pricing.

Nolo Home Page
Selected articles and chapters from Nolo’s publications.

State Lemon Law Statutes

The Center for Auto Safety
Web site for organization founded by Ralph Nader and Consumer Union.

The Lemon Car Page
Links to lemon law sources and information.

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Copyright, Trademark & Patent Law

Copyright Search
Search copyright information.

FindLaw for Business Web Site for Intellectual Property

Intellectual Property: Copyrights, Trademarks & Patents
Links to great sites concerning intellectual property law.

Nolo’s Web Site for Trademarks and Copyrights

Thomson Delphion Patent Search
U.S. and International patent search, registration required.

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Information on patents and trademarks, downloadable forms.

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Criminal Law

California Courts Self-Help Center - Criminal Law

California Department of Corrections

California Office of Consumer Affairs, Office of Privacy Protection

Victim Witness Program
California Youth Authority site for list of centers from Alpine County to Nevada County.

Victim Witness Program
California Youth Authority site for list of centers from Orange County to Yuba County.

Crimelynx
Commercial site for criminal law research.

FindLaw’s Criminal Law Web Site

FindLaw’s Web Site on DUI/DWI

Juvenile Justice Home Page
Juvenile justice policy and practice, links to cases of juveniles tried as adults.

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Cyberlaw/Internet Law

Cyberlaw Encyclopedia
Computer, Internet and cyberspace law links.

Legal Ethics: The Internet
Ethics rules, regulations & articles relating to the Internet. State bar ethics updates.

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Elder Law

California Courts Web Site Regarding Seniors

FindLaw’s Web Site on Elder Law

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Employment/Labor Law

BenefitsLink(tm) - The National Employee Benefits Web Site
Nationwide link to info and services for employers, employees and provider companies. Includes link to COBRA info.

California State Site for Labor & Employment Laws & Regulations

FindLaw for Business Site for Workers’ Compensation

FindLaw for Business Site for Employees’ Rights

FindLaw for Business Site for Employers’ Rights

U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

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Environmental Law

California State Web Site for the Environment & Natural Resources

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Estates, Trusts & Probate

California Courts Web Site on Wills, Probate, Trusts and Estates

Nolo’s Site on Wills, Trusts & Estates Center

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Family Law

California Courts’ Self-Help Web Site on Family Law

Divorce Source
Divorce, custody, alimony, and support links, very comprehensive.

Divorcenet
Family law information on divorce, child support, custody, visitation, alimony,etc.

Nolo’s Web Site on Living Together

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Forms, Rules & Practice Guides

AccessLaw Judicial Council Forms
Interactive Judicial council forms.

California Judicial Council Forms
Judicial council forms can be downloaded here.

California Rules of Court
Available in PDF or HTML format.

California State Bar - Rules of Professional Conduct Effective 01/01/10 (Index)
Rules of professional conduct.

Federal Rules of Evidence
Searchable database.

FindLaw: Forms
Index and links to legal forms and form sources.

Forms from the Feds
Excellent collection of downloadable federal forms

California Legal Resources
Civil procedure handbook, completed through Chapter 11 — downloadable.

IRS Business Structures
Collection of general forms sites. Some locations are fee based.

Legal Docs
Legal forms, contracts, leases, living trusts, wills, real estate. Includes explanation of documents & forms.

LLRX - Court Rules, Forms and Dockets
Rules of courts for many jurisdictions nationwide.

Local Rules of Court
Downloadable local rules

WashLaw Web-Forms
Legal forms bank, and links to other forms sources.

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Immigration

U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services

U.S. Department of Justice, Executive Office for Immigration Review

A Service of the Bureau of Consular Affairs

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Landlord Tenant Law

California Courts’ Self-Help Site on Landlord Tenant Law

Landlords & Rental Property

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Legal Toolbox

Attorney’s Toolbox
Links to general, practical sites for attorneys and paralegals. Includes maps, people finders, etc.

Basic Legal Citation
The Harvard Bluebook, 15th edition.

Currency Converter

Electronic Citation
Guide to electronic citation.

Internet Skills and Strategies for the Legal Researcher
Self help guide to legal research on the Net.

iTools Research Center
Dictionaries, thesaurus, maps, finances and more.

Law.com Legal Dictionary
Search terms and definitions.

Mapquest
Door to door driving directions and maps

My Virtual Reference Desk
Compendium of reference sources on almost any topic.

Nolo’s Legal Dictionary
Plain English definitions of legal terms.

Public Records Searches
Access to public records, searchable. Will provide records for small fee.

Social Security Death Index
Death statistics, searchable database.

The Elements of Style - Strunk & White

The Virtual Chase: A Research Site for Legal Professionals
Genie Tyburski’s mega site for legal research.

Translation Service
Translate typed text or web sites to and from six different languages.

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Libraries & Link Lists

American Law Source
Federal government sources, links, U.S. Code. Link to Public Access to Court Records (PACER). U.S. Rules of Practice and Procedure (including specialty courts).

American Law Sources Online
List of free online sources for American and Canadian law.

CataLaw
Meta-index of legal sites, excellent organization, easy to use. Extensive topical index.

Cornell-Legal Information Institute
Comprehensive links source, Supreme Court decisions (updated daily),links to state statutes.

Fed Law
U.S. Government Official Web Site on federal law.

First District Appeals Project
Non-profit law office site for assistance to indigent appellants to the First District Court of Appeals

GSU College of Law - Meta-Index for U.S. Legal Research
Index to basic legal sites. Conduct research from this one location.

Hieros Gamos
Very comprehensive links source, over 30,000 URLs worldwide on a 3 level system. Includes experts, court reporters, private investigators, process servers.

Internet Public Library

Jeff Flax’s Law Resources
Excellent links source. One of the most comprehensive available.

Katsuey Kat’s Legal Links - A Research Mega-Site For Law Firms
Comprehensive legal links list, updated frequently .

Law Engine!
Excellent legal search engine, great links to practice sites.

Law Library of Congress
Guide to sources of information on government and law online.

Law Library Resource Exchange (LLRX)
Excellent research starting point, links to all areas of law

LawGuru.com
Internet Law Library

LawInfo
Good links list.

LawResearch
Excellent source of links to 20,000 law-related sites.

Lectric Law Library
Mostly for fun.... :) Does have links to various sites, lots of humor.

MacMillan Library Electronic Reference Desk
Emory School of Law online library.

Northern California Association of Law Libraries (NOCALL)
Excellent collection of research information and sites, education on Internet research.

Online Law Library - UNH Law Library
Links to many other sites, including links to all 50 states.

The Internet Law Library
Searchable U.S. Code, links to over 9,000 legal resources.

USC Law School and Law Library Home Page
Comprehensive links source-links to other states, court directory.

Washlaw Web -- Washburn University School of Law
Huge collection of links to federal & state law, substantive law, libraries and more.

World Wide Web Virtual Library: Law
Links to law journals, practice area sites, civil & appellate procedure.

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Litigation Support

Center for the Public Domain
Compilation of expert witness directories on the web.

Expert Pages
Home page for experts, expert witnesses, legal consultants, law, court, professional opinions, legal system professionals, lawyers, counselors.

Hieros Gamos Experts
Hieros Gamos large expert witness directory.

IDEX
Expert witness database and research for the defense bar.

LA Bar Association - How to Find and Research Experts on the Internet

LLRX — Law and Technology Resources for Legal Professionals
Find an expert through the internet.

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Medical Resources

HARP Home Page
ERISA and HMO material, topical case law.

Health Privacy Project
Non-profit dedicated to raising public awareness about health privacy.

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services - Office for Civil Rights
Information on medical privacy.

Welcome to PubMed
Medical reference links, searchable.

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Personal Injury

American Medical Association Doctor Finder
Lists virtually every licensed physician in the U.S., including osteopaths.

California Medical Board
Licensing body for California physicians. Info on doctors-background, discipline, etc.

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Professional Associations

American Bar Association

California State Bar
Information about members of the California State Bar.

National Association of Legal Assistants

National Federation of Paralegal Associations Home Page
Excellent site, very comprehensive, many great links, topics of special interest to paralegals.

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Real Property

California Department of Real Estate
California State Department home page.

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Search Engines & Jump Stations

ABA’s LawLink Legal Research Jump Station
Links to government-all branches, courts, Judicial Council, court home pages, law school libraries, other references.

AltaVista Search Engine
Another popular search engine.

Debriefing
Meta search engine, very fast and accurate

Excite
Popular search engine.

FindLaw
Index of legal resources, links to statutes, forms, search engines, etc. Features "Secure Document Center".

Google!
Fantastic search engine, very fast results.

InfoSpace - The Ultimate Directory
Maps, directories, and more.

Legal Research Jump Station
NFPA’s jumps to state and federal statutes and a host of other great sites.

WashLaw Web
Many links to excellent sites.

Yahoo!
Super search engine.

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Tax

California State Board of Equalization
Information on business and property taxes in California.

California State Franchise Tax Board

Internal Revenue Service

San Francisco Law Library Tax Law Research Guide
For help on finding books about taxes.

Tax and Accounting Sites Directory

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Winelaw

Wine Institute
Links to legal resources pertaining to the wine industry

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