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The Law Library has lost almost 45% of its funding over the past 6 years due to reduced San Mateo County Superior Court filings. The Law Library desperately needs your help to keep our doors open! Learn more how you can help by visiting the San Mateo County Law Library Foundation.

The San Mateo County Law Library Board of Trustee will meet Thursday, December 15, 2016 at 12:15pm in the Law Library Conference Room. The current and previous board meeting agendas can be found here.

Read the 2016 San Mateo County Grand Jury Report regarding the San Mateo County Law Library financial crisis.

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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 Adivisor to assist with Small Claims every Wednesday starting at 3:30 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. Call (650) 363.4590 for more information.

Legal Aid Society offers a Landlord/Tenant Clinicevery 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.

The Child Custody Clinic meets every Tuesday 1:15pm to 3pm, Wednesday 9am to 11am, and Thursday (Spanish only) 1:15 to 3pm in the Family Law Facilitator's Office, 2nd floor, 400 County Center, Redwood City, California. Call (866) 901.3121 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.



Once a month, the San Mateo County Law Library offers a noontime lecture by local prominent attorneys on a wide variety of legal subjects.

Upcoming Lectures:

'How to Clean Up Your Criminal Record', 12noon to 1pm, Wednesday, January 4, 2017.


Every 4th Wednesday of the month between 6pm and 8pm, a lawyer is available for a free, one-on-one, 20 minute consulation 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:

No programs scheduled for November or December due to the holidays. 2017 schedule will be posted in early to mid December, 2016.

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. If you do not see your issue listed above in our offerings, you may wish to call these other libraries to see if they are offering a lawyer who can help you on your specific topic.

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