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    Law Library Services


    Payment Methods

    The Law Library accepts payment in the form of cash and credit/debit card. Please be advised, there will be a convenience fee added to credit/debit card payments.


    Reference Services

    Law Library staff is available to help patrons locate and use library resources.  Law Library staff cannot give legal advice or do anything which might constitute the unauthorized practice of law. For additional information, please follow the link to learn about Legal Information vs. Legal Advice.

    Law Library staff may assist patrons in finding the materials they need to do their own research.  The staff may not interpret legal materials or advise patrons regarding their legal rights. The staff may not select legal forms for patrons or assist in filling out legal forms. The staff may help patrons develop search strategies, locate and use materials available in the library and online and refer patrons to other agencies or organizations for assistance.

    Checkout Policy

    Continuing Legal Education (CLE) books in the Law Library may be checked out by court and law firm personnel only for three days at a time. A bar card may be required for identification.

    Law Library staff may extend the checkout period, if necessary, provided no other library patron is waiting to use the materials.

    Self Service Copies

    Photocopies are 20 cents per copy. The copiers will accept silver change, $1 bills or copycards. Copycards may be purchased from the Law Library and are available in the following denominations: $5 for 25 copies, $10 for 50 copies, $19 for 100 copies, $45 for 250 copies and $85 for 500 copies.

    Internet Access

    The Law Library has several computer workstations with Internet access.  The primary purpose of these computers is to do legal research. Searching is free; printing is 25 cents per page.

    Computer Assisted Research - Westlaw and Lexis

    The Law Library has public access subscriptions to Lexis, Westlaw, and Hein On-Line. Searching is free; printing is 25 cents per page.

    Computers and copy machines are turned off 10 minutes before closing daily.


    The content of this website is for informational purposes only. It is not a substitute for the advice of an attorney.

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    100 E. Weatherford, Fort Worth, Texas 76196