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CourtHelp
A do-it-yourself site with free court forms and help filling them out, help selecting which court (includes addresses and phone numbers), finding a lawyer, and legal procedures. From the New York State Unified Court System.

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DYI Forms
"These computer programs ask you questions. The program then uses your answers to make a form for your case or to make an information sheet to help you in court. These programs are not e-fileable. Your paper must be printed, then filed at the Court. NYS DIY Forms are only for court users who don't have a lawyer and legal services and pro bono attorneys and staff helping clients who cannot afford lawyers. Commercial use is prohibited and no one may charge for using these programs. When you begin the program, you will be asked to accept these terms of use."
Law Guide
Directory of legal resources, services, and related topics. Provided by Middletown Thrall Library.


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Criminal Justice
"Need help with your Criminal Justice homework and tests? These articles can help enhance your knowledge of criminal law and justice." From CliffsNotes.
Free Legal Help - New York
Sources for free legal help in New York State and organizations for finding them. From the American Bar Association.
Government Information Guide
Comprehensive guide to all major U.S. government agencies and related information. Directory by Middletown Thrall Library.
How Stuff Works: Legal System Channel
Sections include: Crime, Crime Prevention, Law Enforcement, Lawsuits. See also the "How Becoming a Lawyer Works" page.
Landmark Court Decisions
Links to information about historic U.S. Supreme Court cases can be located using a menu of cases, by date, keywords or an alphabetical list of all Supreme Court cases. A very short annotation is also available. From the University of Houston.
Law for Dummies
Includes introductory information on a number of legal topics like e-discovery and online legal research.
LawHelp.org - New York
Find free legal aid in New York and information about your legal rights, courts, and more. Other states can be selected from the homepage.
Law Information Guide
Comprehensive. Sections include: Legal Resources in the Library (How Law Information is Classified, Law Topics in the Library Catalog, Databases, Law Reference Materials in Print), Law Information on the Web (General & Comprehensive, International/Foreign Law, United States Federal Law, The Supreme Court, New York State Law, Other State Laws, County, City, Town, & Local Government), Blogs, Directories, History & Philosophy, Law by Topic, Law Enforcement, News, Research Tools. Directory by Middletown Thrall Library.
Laws and Legal Issues
Topics include Complaints, Crime and Prisons, Federal Laws and Regulations, Labor Laws and Issues, Personal Legal Issues, Scams and Frauds, Voting and Election Laws, and Your Legal Disabity Rights. From USA.gov
Legal Dictionary
Enter a legal term or search the definitions. From Law.com.
New York State Law
Directory by Middletown Thrall Library.


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