Collin County Law Library
This is a list of free and low-cost legal resources in Collin County.
Here is a list of legal forms available from the Collin County Law Library.
Here are suggestions on when and how to hire a lawyer.
Internet Legal Research Group – Legal Forms Archive
There is a large collection of free legal forms available on this site.
Lemon Law (Texas)
If you are having repeated problems getting your new vehicle repaired, and it was purchased or leased from a licensed Texas dealer or lease company, the Texas Lemon Law may be able to help you get it repurchased, replaced or repaired.
LexisONE® Free Forms
This is a selection of free legal forms.
Free basic legal advice on a variety of topics.
American Bar Association
Latest legal information for members of the bar with links to public resources.
American Law Sources On-line
This site provides a comprehensive, uniform, and useful compilation of links to on-line sources of American law that are available without charge.
The author of this site has created a collection of famous trials with an eclectic mix of primary and secondary materials chosen to tell the stories.
Guide to Law Online
This guide is prepared by the Law Library of Congress Public Services Division. It is an annotated guide to sources of information on government and law available online. It includes selected links to useful and reliable sites for legal information.
National Center for State Courts
There are links to the websites of the 50 state courts.
The Public Library of Law
There are links to the statutes and case law information from all 50 states, as well as additional legal information.
WashLaw Web provides users with links to law-related materials on the Internet. Generally speaking, the information is arranged alphabetically, by subject, and by geographic location. All links on WashLaw Web are maintained by staff members of the Washburn University School of Law Library.
TEXAS LEGAL INFORMATION
State Bar of Texas
Attorney information for practicing in Texas, verifying licenses and any disciplinary action.
Texas Administrative Code
The Texas Administrative Code (TAC) is a compilation of all state agency rules in Texas.
Texas Constitution and Statutes
The Texas constitution, government codes and Vernon’s civil statutes are available on this site.
Texas Judge (Collin County)
Legal and judicial information for Collin County is available here.
Information on the structure and rulings for the Texas court system is available here.
Texas Law Help
This is an online resource for free and low-cost civil legal assistance for those who cannot afford legal help. Learn about your rights, self-help resources, and legal aid.
Texas Legal Services Center
TLSC operates a legal hotline program that gives self-help legal advice to Texas residents who are over age 60 or who receive Medicare. TLSC also has programs that assist low income people who have problems accessing health care, low income victims of violent crimes, persons who have suffered abuse or neglect in residential care facilities such as nursing homes, victims of identity theft, and persons who have problems with pensions.
Texas Real Estate Commission
Learn about Texas real estate contract forms and real estate licensing information here.
The Texas Register serves as the journal of state agency rulemaking for Texas. Information published in the Texas Register includes proposed, adopted, withdrawn and emergency rule actions, notices of state agency review of agency rules, governor’s appointments, attorney general opinions, and miscellaneous documents such as requests for proposals.
UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT LEGAL INFORMATION
Code of Federal Regulations
This site contains the general and permanent rules and regulations which are published in the Federal Register by the executive departments and agencies of the Federal Government.
This searchable site has information and forms to register copyrights.
Employment Laws Assistance
This Department of Labor site has information on a number of Federal employment laws which may be useful for workers and small businesses.
The latest Federal court news can be found here. There are also links to the U.S. Supreme Court, U.S. Court of Appeals, U.S. District Courts, and U.S. Bankruptcy Courts.
The Federal Register is the official daily publication for rules, proposed rules, and notices of Federal agencies and organizations, as well as executive orders and other presidential documents.
Patent and Trademark Office
This site has searchable information on patents, trademarks, and Intellectual Property laws and policies.
U.S. Court of Appeals, 5th Circuit
The 5th Circuit Court of Appeals is located in New Orleans. It serves Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas.
U.S. Supreme Court
A searchable and browsable database of Supreme Court cases since 1893.
Supreme Court of the United States
This is the official site of the U. S. Supreme Court. It contains decisions, court rules, information on visiting the court, and much more.