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COVID-19 Notice

Due to the current novel coronavirus/COVID-19 situation, all patrons entering the Lake County Law Library, until further notice, are agreeing to the following:

Will be re-opening on June 22, 2020

  • Should you have any symptoms of the disease, you will NOT enter.
  • Patrons will have on face coverings (covering nose and mouth) at ALL times. If you do not have a face mask please call 707-263-2205 and our staff will provide one for you.
  • Stop at the desk to use to complimentary hand sanitizer (recommended)
  • Patrons must adhere to social distancing (6 or more feet) at all times.
  • Patrons will follow instructions on floor signage, not move chairs from their assigned locations.
  • No bags will be allowed: a small purse OR a small briefcase, only, will be permitted.
  • Due to limited seating and capacity, staff and/or Security may ask patrons to leave, and/or briefly close the doors to additional patrons.
  • Operating hours will be 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. (Monday through Friday) Patrons must leave by 2:50 p.m.
  • Staff reserves the right to add additional requirements, as needed to protect the health and safety of our patrons and staff.
COVID-19 Resource Kit: Business Response

As companies, firms, and businesses prepare to resume operations following coronavirus (COVID-19) related shutdowns, lockdowns and quarantines, many business considerations emerge. This resource kit brings together vital guidance as businesses and companies move closer to normal operations. It also includes guidance to assist in planning for future events and interruptions.

Funding

Shorter hours are due to financial constraints.  All California County Law Libraries are governed by the CA B&P Code 6300 et. seq.  Income is based on the number of court filing fees, not tax dollars.  Our operating expenses are exceeding our filing fee-based income at this time.  Be sure to access our self-help section on the website for 24/7 access to EBSCO eNolo Books.

Wildfire Resources

SBA Disaster Loans Info
CalFire Incidents
CalFire Home Page & Safety Tips

EBSCO

This Legal Information Reference Center contains hundreds of full-text publications and thousands of legal forms. The full-text legal reference books are provided through Nolo, the nation's oldest and most-respected provider of legal information for consumers and small businesses. For more information and instructions for accessing the database, visit our Nolo eBooks page.

Facilities

Three public computers Printer Typewriter
Internet access Copier (15¢ per page) Study Areas
Word Processing

Scan & Email PDF file (Flat fee $2.00 plus 15¢ per page)

In Memoriam of Stephen Elias

Steve and his wife Catherine spent their whole adult lives to improve their communities by promoting social justice. Long time writer of Nolo Press books to help laypeople understand legal issues in plain English; he also did mediation and his specialty was Bankruptcy and Foreclosure.

He performed many services for our community. Among those was as a valued member of the Board of Trustees of the Lake County Law Library for several years, advocating for self-represented patrons as well as members of the Bar. He is helped us bring the Law Library into the 21st Century. He is missed by many.

CALDA.org video tribute

Feedback

The Lake County Law Library is here for you, to help you find the answers to legal questions. While we cannot give legal advice, we can help direct you to the resources to find an answer. We welcome feedback and want to hear of any suggestions for acquisitions to our collection or better ways to serve you.