Renter and landlord resources, including information about the temporary emergency ban on evictions due to COVID-19, are available HERE.

Information about the Emergency Rental Assistance Program in Marin, including how to apply, may be found HERE.


During times of crisis county law libraries are available to help: https://www.publiclawlibrary.org/covid.htm

Direct Assistance is available from: "Ask a Law Librarian"

Email Reference Questions: Limited Legal Research Assistance using Westlaw and OnLaw available from Law Library staff working remotely; send request to:

lawlibmcll@sonic.net and staff will respond as soon as they are able.

Self-Help: Use the "Legal Resources" tab above to access links to legal information, online self-help, federal and state laws and regulations, jury instructions and more.


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 home page of  www.marincourt.org .

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:  https://sandiegolawlibrary.org/covid-19-legal-issues/.   While some of the information is specific to San Diego, there are many links to state and federal resources as well.

Consumer Law Legal Resources:

The National Consumer Law Center has generously granted us permission to make the following publications available to the public for free during the COVID-19 emergency:  

1. Protecting Against Creditors' Seizure of Stimulus Checks.  HERE 

2. Surviving Debt: Expert Advice for Getting Out of Financial Trouble.  HERE

3. A state-by-state summary of protections from judgment creditors.  HERE

4. Newly Implemented Consumer Protections a Response to COVID-19.  HERE

5. Consumer Debt Advice: Excerpts from Surviving Debt.  HERE

6. Enforcing the CARES Act Credit Reporting Protections.  HERE 

7. Mortgage Relief for Homeowners Affected by COVID-19.  HERE

8. Summary of Foreclosure Alternatives with COVID-19 Hardships.  HERE

Future Events and Classes

Lawyers in the Library - Program Suspended Due to COVID-19

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.  Get to know your local officials and community service agencies.

Due to COVID-19, First Thursday events will be held on Zoom.  You must register HERE to attend.  Registration is free.

6:00 - 7:00 p.m.


September 3, 2020 - Canal Alliance

October 1, 2020 - Jacqueline Jaffee, JD, Executive Director, Adopt-a-Family of Marin

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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