Law Library

Law Library

The Augusta-Richmond County Law Library was developed to provide research and reference materials for the public, staff, and attorneys. In addition to general civil and criminal case sources, the library contains information for people who wish to represent themselves in domestic and probate legal matters. Anyone may come to the library to get legal forms or information on a variety of issues, including: state and federal law, taxes, wills, deeds, legitimation, custody, visitation, child support, annulment and divorce.


Legal Advice

 

The following link can be used as a tool in selecting an attorney Online Directory for Attorneys, Law Firms & Consumers | Martindale.com and Find Laws, Legal Information, and Attorneys - FindLaw. The Law Librarian cannot recommend a specific attorney. It will be your responsibility to contact and interview an attorney whom you want to hire.


Resources

 

The Librarian is available to suggest possible sources, assist with technical issues, and provide bibliographic instruction. Library staff cannot perform any services that might constitute the unauthorized practice of law (such as interpreting statutes, cases or regulations, filling out forms, or advising patrons about specific legal problems). Desk space and computers are available for legal research, word processing, and requesting printouts. You must have a USB flash drive to save and e-mail documents. A self-service photocopier is also available. Color copies are $2.00 per page and B&W copies are $.25 per page. Wireless/Internet service is accessible in the Law Library. Law Library materials may not be checked out or removed from the library.

Law Library Catalog

Reference Guide

Case Search Guide


Research and Forms

 

Georgia General Assembly
Georgia General Assembly (ga.gov)

Augusta-Richmond County Code
https://www.augustaga.gov/806/Code-and-Statutes
https://forms.augustaga.gov/WebLink/Welcome.aspx

Georgia Rules and Regulations
GA - GAC

Library of Congress
Introduction - Guide to Law Online: U.S. Georgia - Research Guides at Library of Congress (loc.gov)
U.S. Law Webinars  |  Legal Research Institute  |  Researcher Resources  |  Law Library of Congress  | Research Centers  |  Library of Congress (loc.gov)

Georgia Courts
http://georgiacourts.gov/

Clerk of Court
https://www.augustaga.gov/296/Clerk-of-Superior-State-Juvenile-Court

Magistrate Court
Civil & Magistrate Court | Augusta, GA - Official Website (augustaga.gov)
georgiamagistratecouncil.com – We’ll help get you started in representing yourself in court against another party.

Probate Court
https://www.augustaga.gov/197/Probate-Court

Augusta Family Law
https://augustafamilybar.com

Georgia Legal Aid
https://www.georgialegalaid.org/

Georgia Criminal History
Georgia Criminal History Record Restrictions | Georgia Bureau of Investigation
https://gjp.org/record-restriction-expungement/faq/  
https://pap.georgia.gov/parole-consideration/pardons-restoration-rights

Augusta-Richmond County Public Library
https://arcpls.org/wp-signup.php?new=www.ecgrl.org

Georgia Legal Services Program - Augusta Office Phone: (706) 721-2327
  
Georgia Legal Services Program serves Georgians with low incomes. The Program provides legal assistance with landlord/tenant disagreements; consumer fraud; public school issues; food stamps, welfare or disability payments; domestic violence; health care and other issues. https://www.glsp.org/