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Sparks Law Library of Placer County

Sparks Law Library

1523 Lincoln Way
Auburn, CA 95603
(530) 823-2573

Hours for this location:

  • Monday: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday: 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Thursday: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: Closed

The following NEW HOURS will be effective SEPTEMBER 20, 2014:

  • Monday: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday: 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Thursday: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Saturday: 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Sunday: Closed

Legal Self-Help

Legal Self-Help Clinic: Every Thursday from 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., Legal Services of Northern California & Placer County Superior Court sponsor the Legal Self-Help Clinic which offers procedural assistance with legal forms in Civil, Landlord/Tenant, Small Claims and Family Law. No appointment necessary. Open to all members of the public.

Legal Information Reference Center A self-help law resource that contains more than 225 full-text publications and thousands of legal forms. Password = county in which you reside.

Public Computers

The Law Library has 4 computers for public use and WiFi throughout the building. The public computers have access to WestLaw, Lexis, CEB OnLaw, and HeinOnline. WestLaw and CEB OnLaw are available via WiFi in the library.

The library has both MS Word and WordPerfect for word processing. Documents are best saved on a USB flash drive.

Specialized Legal Resources

The library provides free public access to the following specialized legal resources for use in the library only:

CEB OnLaw

Over 130 of CEB's core practice guides and publications. Areas of coverage include: Business Law, Civil Litigation, Criminal Law, Employment Law, Estate Planning, Evidence, Family Law, Real Property, Torts and Workers' Compensation.

HeinOnline

Fully searchable PDF image-based database. Law Journal Library, U.S. Supreme Court Library, U.S. Federal Legislative History Library, Treaties and Agreements Library and more.

Lexis

California Enhanced Subscription includes: Shepard's, California cases, California Codes, California agency decisions, California Code of Regulations, 9th Circuit and District Court cases, U.S. Supreme Court cases, U.S. Code. Can retrieve (but not search for) out-of-state cases by citation. California Forms of Pleading and Practice, California Legal Forms Transaction Guide, California Contract Litigation, California Intellectual Property Handbook, Ballentine and Sterling California Corporation Laws, Practice Under the California Corporate Security Laws, BAJI, CALJIC. Ability to email documents directly from program.

Martin Dean's Essential Forms

Easy to use program to fill in Judicial Council Forms. Also includes 38 non-Judicial Council forms.

WestLaw

Included here: Barclay's California Code of Regulations, California cases (2d., 3rd., 4th) and slip opinions, Code of Federal Regulations, Supreme Court Reporter, Witkin combined, West's Annotated California Codes, West's California Digest, United States Code Annotated and 18 Rutter practice guides.

Meeting Room

Room Capacity: Limit 12
Room Amenities:TV, VCR Player, Wi-Fi, White Board, Clock, Chairs & Tables,

About the Branch

The Sparks Law Library offers a substantial collection of legal resources. Knowledgeable staff are available to point you in the right direction (though legal advice cannot be dispensed). The Library is open to all members of the public.

Branch Manager: Chris Christman



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