If you need to research a legal topic or need help setting up a contract, The Frisco Public Library has legal resources that can help: Nolo guides, opens a new window have reference books to help with issues like wills, setting up a business, child custody and more. Gale Legal Forms, opens a new window offer thousands of legal forms you can use for personal and small business issues.
If you need to do more in-depth research, the Collin County Law Library, opens a new window is a great place to start. They have a large collection of law books and resources that are available to the public. The staff there are legally prohibited from giving legal advice, but they can point you to the right materials.
If you are needing some guidance and advice, try looking at texascourthelp.gov., opens a new window The Office of Court Administration and the Texas Access to Justice Commission have created this self-help internet resource site to assist people who want to represent themselves or people who can’t afford a lawyer.
The texascourthelp.gov, opens a new window has a wide range of resources, including:
- Legal Referral Services to help you find a lawyer.
- A directory of legal aid services who offer free or reduced cost services if you qualify.
- Guides and forms for many legal issues such as:
- Name Change
- Protective Orders
- Legal Events & Clinics with topics like:
- Military Mondays for veterans
- Immigration Consultations
- Eviction Clinics
- Legal Line (discuss an issue with a volunteer attorney)
- Access to the State Law Library with even more research assistance.
Legal issues can be daunting and expensive, but hopefully the resources above can help you navigate those difficult waters.