Reference Tools and Finding Aids

Self-Help Resources


Calendar of

Ask a Librarian

















Contra Costa Bar Association
California Bar Association

How to Read a Citation
California Case Law Search
Contra Costa County Court Cases

Contra Costa County Tentative Rulings
California Court of Appeals Opinions
Federal 9th Circuit Court of Appeals Opinions
U.S Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims

Codes (Statutes, Bills, Amendments)
Municipal Codes - California
California State Statutes/Codes
California Building Code - Title 24
California Code of Regulations
California Legislative Bills
California Ballot Measures
California Constitution
Bill of Rights/Constitution
United States Codes
Federal Register
Congressional Record
Code of Federal Regulations
U. S. Public Laws & Legislative Information

Contra Costa County Superior Court
Small Claims, Traffic - (Contra Costa)
9th Circuit Court of Appeals
U.S. Supreme Court
Bankruptcy Court - Northern District of California
U. S. Bankruptcy Court

Court Rules
California Court Rules
Contra Costa Superior Court Local Rules
California First District Court of Appeals Forms & Rules
Federal 9th Circuit Court of Appeals Rules



Law Dictionary
Merriam-Webster Dictionary
Language Translation Dictionary
Elements of Style
Technology/Computer Terminology

California Bar Association Attorney Directory
Martindale-Hubbell Lawyer Locator
Nolo's Lawyer Directory
Directory of the U. S. Congress
Maps - Google, Mapquest
Directory of Area Codes
Directory of Zip Codes
Distance Calculator

Government Agencies
Contra Costa Cities
Contra Costa Clerk-Recorder/Elections
Contra Costa County Home Page
California Counties on the Web
California Home Page
U. S. Government Home Page
U. S. Government Departments & Agencies

Contra Costa County Public Library
California Council of County Law Librarians
Alameda County Law Library
BerkeleyLaw - U. C. Berkeley Law Library
Sacramento County Law Library
U. C. Davis Law Library

Online Legal Publications
Access to Nolo Self-Help Publications
Use passwords: CA and CONTRACOSTA

Public Records
Public Records Search