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The Law Library is now open on Tuesday until 8pm and Saturday from 12pm to 4pm. These hours have been restored thanks to contributions to the Law Library Foundation.

The San Mateo County Law Library Board of Trustee meeting is scheduled for April 26, 2018 at 12:15pm. The current and previous board meeting agendas can be found here.

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CLINICS

The Law Library offers a free Consumer Law Clinic sponsored by Bay Area Legal Aid every Monday starting at 10am. RSVP for your spot by calling (650) 358.0745. The clinic meets in the Law Library Conference room.

The San Mateo County Superior Court offers a Small Claims Advisor to assist with Small Claims every Wednesday starting at 3:30pm in the 2nd Floor Conference Room of 400 County Center, Redwood City, California. Call (650) 363.4303 for more information.

The Family Law Facilitator's Office offers a Filing for Divorce Workshop every Tuesday starting at 1:15pm in the Family Law Facilitator's Office, 2nd floor, 400 County Center, Redwood City, California. You must sign up in advance for this workshop at the Family Law Facilitator's Office website.

Legal Aid Society offers a Landlord/Tenant Clinic every Monday starting at 8:30am in the Family Law Facilitator's Office, 2nd floor, 400 County Center, Redwood City, California.

Bay Area Legal Aid offers a Domestic Violence Restraining Order Clinic every Monday, Wednesday and Friday starting at 9am and Wednesday afternoons starting at 1:30pm at their office located at 1048 El Camino Real, Ste. A in Redwood City, California. Call (650) 358.0745 for more information.

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WE ARE YOUR LAW LIBRARY IN SAN MATEO COUNTY!

It is our mission to assist all people, whether members of the general public or local attorneys, in their efforts to use the legal system effectively.

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TROUBLE WITH ATTORNEY'S FEES?

ATTEND THE FEE ARBITRATION WORKSHOP

On April 17, 2018 at 10:30am, the Law Library will host a Fee Arbitration workshop sponsored by the San Mateo County Bar Association that will cover:

  1. How should I prepare for the hearing?
  2. What happens during a fee arbitration hearing?
  3. What materials should I bring to a hearing?

To register, call the SMCBA at (650) 298.4023 or email FeeArb@smcba.org.

*Please note that legal advice will not be provided.

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OUR LAWYER IN THE LIBRARY PROGRAM

Every 4th Wednesday of the month between 6pm and 8pm, a lawyer is available for a free, one-on-one, 20 minute consultation with you on the legal issue covered for the month listed below. You must sign up by calling the Law Library at (650) 363.4913.

Upcoming Dates and Topics:

  • On April 25, 2018: Wills, Trusts, Probate, Power of Attorney, Advanced Healthcare

The public libraries of Belmont (650.591.8286), Foster City (650.574.4892), Millbrae (650.697.7607), Redwood City (650.780.7058, press '0'), Pacifica Sharp Park (650.355.5196), and East Palo Alto (650.321.7712) also participate in this program. Check for their upcoming dates and topics here.

Also, Bay Area Legal Aid offers a Legal Advice Line for low-income Bay Area residents Monday and Thursday, 9:30am to 3pm and Tuesday and Wednesday, 9:30am to 1pm. Please call (800) 551.5554.

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ADVANCED RESEARCH ON WESTLAW SESSION

1 hour free pareticipatory MCLE Credit presented by Amy Dhall, Esq. on Thursday, May 17, 2018 from noon to 1pm. Program is free and open to everyone by appointment only. Call the Law Library at (650) 363-4913.

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710 Hamilton Street
Redwood City, CA 94063
(650) 363-4913