Jackson County Law Library at Pascagoula Public Library
Jackson County Law Library Assistant Faith Kelleher (right) and
substitute Elaine Lindgren.
LEGAL SERVICES IN JACKSON COUNTY
Mississippi Center for Legal Services- For low-income individuals (non-criminal cases). Must apply by phone - 1-800-498-1804. No fee is charged; however, Legal Services is NOT responsible for court costs or filing fees.
(Legal Services is not associated with the law library.)
What Materials Do We Have? Click here (Excel file) for the current Alphabatized Shelf Listing. Please call for specific titles.
FREE ON-LINE LAW SERVICES
Westlaw (a paid subscriber service) is available at no charge to customers inside the Law Library. Three computers available at the Pascagoula Library location.
www.nolo.com Legal Tips and Information for the general public.
www.mslegalservices.org Find Legal Services Information for Mississippi
Law Source.com -- provides a comprehensive, uniform, and useful compilation of links to freely accessible on-line sources of law for the US, Canada, and Mexico. This site contains additional links to sources of commentary and practice aids that are available without charge (or available at a reasonable charge from governmental and nonprofit providers).
Free Advice.com -- covers a variety of topics from A-Z with answers to frequently asked questions.
Law Guru.com -- Ask a free legal question of this sites Attorney Network of over 5,000 attorneys. They claim - no charge, no obligations.
Helpful Tips about Legal Services
Free Legal Forms offers many free legal forms and links.
Internet Legal Research Group offers samples of legal forms and other services and links.
Mississippi Web Sites
http://www.ago.state.ms.us/ Mississippi - Office of the Attorney General - Official Attorney General opinions can be accessed at this link.
www.MS.gov State of Mississippi Official Website: This site has links to all of the state agencies and many of the colleges and universities.
www.mssc.state.ms.us Official site of the Mississippi Supreme Court and the Court of Appeals. You can search for recent cases by date, docket number, names, and Southern citations.
www.msbar.org Official site of the Mississippi Bar Association provides access to Miss. Volunteer Lawyers Project; Consumer Assistance; Guide to Legalese; How to Choose a Lawyer; Consumer Service.
www.msbar.org/casemaker.php Available to all Mississippi Lawyers, Casemaker is a unique online legal research tool with a powerful search engine providing access to a combination of state and federal materials; represents more than 375,000 lawyers who are state bar association members in 21 states:
www.mslawyer.com Mississippi Lawyers directory. Access to cases from the Mississippi Supreme Court and Court of Appeals; updated Mississippi Rules of Court; Mississippi Law Firms listed alphabetically and by area of practice.
www.sos.ms.gov Official site of the Secretary of State. Here you can find the Mississippi Constitution and the Mississippi Code. The Mississippi Code can be searched by keyword or statute number if you have the citation.
library.law.olemiss.edu Provides on line catalog of library and searchable data bases.
www.harrison.lib.ms.us Harrison County Law Library web-site with links to assorted legal sites.
http://billstatus.ls.state.ms.us Mississippi Legislative Bill Status System reports web page form or Acrobat PDF.
Federal Government Web Sites
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services website information.
www.copyright.gov United States Copyright Office. Here you will find all key publications, including informational circulars; application forms for copyright registration; links to the copyright law and to the homepages of other copyright-related organizations.
www.house.gov The U.S. House Of Representatives; Government Information Resources. This site has the Federal Web Locator for branches of government and federal agencies.
uscode.house.gov This is the House of Representatives internet law library. The US Code is free of charge here. You may pull up sections with a citation or search in a variety of ways.
www.archives.gov National Archives and Records Administration Federal Register provides current searchable CFR.
www.gpoaccess.gov/uscode/index.html Provides searchable on line U. S. Code.
www.firstgov.com All-in-one portal for Federal Government information. Case Law, Statute Finders, and General Information
www.findlaw.com One of the most comprehensive legal web sites available free of charge. It has state and federal cases and statutes. Its main feature is a searchable data base of US Supreme Court cases back to 1893.
www.lexisone.com/legalresearch Access free case law from the LEXIS-NEXIS¨ services. Free case law for U. S. Supreme Court. Free forms.
www.alllaw.com All Law. Omnibus site with state and federal codes, lawyers, law firms, and forms.
Foreign and International Law.
www.llrx.com/index.htm Law Library Resource Xchange. Links and search engine for foreign and international law.
JACKSON COUNTY SITES
www.co.jackson.ms.us - Jackson County
www.jgrls.org - Jackson-George Reg. Library
www.jcchamber.com - Jackson County Chamber
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