Looking for Legal Information?
We can't provide legal advice, but we can make it easier for you to inform yourself. You can access all of our great resources in the library. We have legal guides, tax information, renter's rights handbooks and much more. We have a large collection of legal self-help books that you can check out. You can also access our databases with legal information in the library or at home. Keep reading to find out more about finding legal information.
Credo Reference is a collection of online reference books. The Credo Reference Legal Collection is great for looking up quick information about legal terms, American court cases and international law. Access this database in the library or log in with your library card from home. Search for specific topics, or access particular legal books by clicking "Find a Book," then "Law."
Code of Shenandoah County
The Code of Shenandoah County is a compilation of the current laws passed by the Board of Supervisors of the County. Access the Code here.
Office of the Commonwealth Attorney
The Office of the Commonwealth Attorney prosecutes felony, misdemeanor, and traffic cases for Shenandoah County. Find links here to law enforcement agencies, as well as Virginia's case information database.
Code and Constitution of Virginia
Virginia Legal Resources
U. S. Code of Federal Regulations (CFR)
The CFR is a compilation of administrative laws governing federal regulatory agency practice and procedures. Look here to find out the rules that federal government agencies must follow. Browse or Search the CFR.
United States Code (USC)
The United State Code is a compilation of laws passed by the U.S. Congress. This is where you will find provisions of bills and amendments that have been passed into law.
Legal Resources for the 50 States
Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)
The U.S. Department of Justice maintains a Website of FOIA Reference Materials. Use these resources to exercise your right to government information. For a comprehensive portal to Federal Government information check out USA.gov .