The Law Library will be closed from March 17 through April 7, 2020 by Order of the Marin County Public Health Officer in an effort to contain COVID-19 in our community.
Activities: All meetings, conference room reservations, proctored exams, and community service programs scheduled from March 17 through April 7, 2020 are CANCELLED.
The National Consumer Law Center has generously granted us permission to make the publication, Surviving Debt (2020), available to the public for free during the COVID-19 emergency. Click on this link:
For local resources and assistance related to the impacts of COVID-19, use this link to access Marin Health and Human Services Community Resources:
Mon. a.m. - p.m.
Tues. a.m. - p.m.
Wed. a.m. - p.m.
Thurs. a.m. - p.m.
WHAT IF I HAVE A CASE PENDING AT MARIN COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT??
For information about the impact of the Coronavirus/Covid-19 pandemic on the Marin County Superior Court schedule, click "COVID-19 UPDATES" on banner above, or go to and click on the "click here" link toward the top of the page.
For credible information related to the impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic on numerous legal topics, see these resource links compiled by the San Diego County Law Library: While some of the information is specific to San Diego, there are many links to state and federal resources as well.
Email Reference Questions: Limited Legal Research Assistance on Westlaw is available from Law Library staff working remotely; send request to and staff will respond as soon as they are able.
Self-Help: Use the "Legal Resources" tab above to access links to legal information, including help completing legal forms, online self-help, federal and state laws and regulations, jury instructions and more.
Future Events and Classes
Lawyers in the Library - Thursday, April 9, 2020, UNCERTAIN
Sign-ups begin at 3:30 p.m. and are first come, first served.
Meetings with Attorneys: 4:30 - 6:30 p.m.
A community service program for self-represented litigants. You may wish to arrive earlier than 3:30 to ensure your inclusion on the sign-up list, as sign-ups are limited. For details of the program, click here (English) or here (Spanish). For future meeting dates, click here.
Introducing First Thursdays at the Marin County Law Library,
an opportunity for residents of Marin to learn about the numerous agencies that provide services to the public at no or low cost. Who are these folks and how can they help you? A representative of the agency or county department will present information about their organization followed by a question and answer period. Come get to know your local officials and community service agencies.
April 2, 2020 - No Speaker.
May 7, 2020 - Ritter Center
June 5, 2020 - Dana Van Gorder, Executive Director, The Spahr Center
July 2, 2020 - Don Carney, Restorative Services Director, Marin Youth Court
6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
The Marin County Law Library serves the public by providing access to legal formation resources
through a variety of media, research assistance, and technologies needed to give practical expression to the law, while maintaining a flexible and supportive presence that fosters the ends of community service and social justice.
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Suite 2007 San Rafael, CA 94903