Legal Information Reference Center

Legal Information Reference Center is an online database designed to assist the general public in legal matters of all kinds. It offers everyday users the necessary tools and detailed how-to instructions covering a wide-range of legal issues. A majority of the full-text legal reference books are provided through Nolo, the nation’s oldest and most respected provider of legal information for consumers and small businesses.

With the Legal Forms by U.S. State feature, users can search state-specific legal forms by top subject areas including adoption, bankruptcy, name changes and more.

Source types include books, reports, and forms.

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Topics Include

Business & Corporations

Accounting, Buying & Selling, Consulting & Contracting, Employee Rights, HR, Nonprofits, & More

Divorce & Family Affairs

Adoption, Child Custody, Divorce, Elder Care & Seniors, Marriage & Cohabitation, Parenting, Pets, & More

Immigration & Travel

Fiancé & Marriage Visas, Getting a Green Card, Student & Tourist Visas, U.S. Citizenship, & More

Money & Financial Planning

Bankruptcy, Credit & Debt, Identity Theft, Insurance, Personal Finance, Social Security & Retirement, Taxes, & More

Patents, Copyright & Trademarks

Copyright, Creative Arts & Music, Patents, Trademarks, Trade Secrets, & More

Property & Real Estate

Buying a House, Foreclosure, Homeowners, Landlords & Property Management, Renters' & Tenants' Rights, Selling a House, & More

Rights & Disputes

Criminal Law, Employee & Consumer Rights, Lawsuit or Mediation, Personal Injury, Renters' & Tenants' Rights, Represent Yourself in Court, Small Claims Court, Traffic Tickets & Accident Claims, & More

Wills & Estate Planning

Estate Planning, Executors & Probate, Getting Your Affairs in Order, Living Trusts, Wills & Powers of Attorney, & More