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How to Research a Legal Problem: A guide for Non-Lawyers

This online publication from the American Association of Law Librarians is designed to assist the public in understanding the process of finding laws, cases, and other legal resources. 

Legal Information Reference Center

This resource provides access to hundreds of consumer legal reference books and thousands of legal forms. It has a user-friendly interface for helping users locate information on a wide range of legal issues.


Legal Journal Collection

This resource provides access to a collection of more than 250 well known legal publications, including journals, documents, and case studies. This database is an authoritative source for information on current issues, studies, thoughts and trends of the legal world.

Utah Legal Research Tools

A set of links from the Utah State Law Library to official sources of Utah law, including the Utah Statutes, Utah Administrative Code, Court Rules, and other resources. In addition, links are provided to general legal resources for non-lawyers, jury instructions, and sources of free and low cost legal assistance.

Westlaw Patron Access (In Library Use at Main Library Only)

This comprehensive set of databases covers all federal and state laws, administrative regulations, court cases, and other primary law materials, along with legal encyclopedias and other materials. Utah resources include the Utah Code Annotated, Utah Court Rules Annotated, all reported appellate level Utah court decisions from 1861 to the present, and numerous other materials. This resource is only available for use on the third level of the Main Library. For more information, call 801-337-2642.

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Municipal Ordinances of Weber County Cities and Towns

This page provides a list of links to the municipal ordinances of Weber County cities and towns that are available online.

Rights & Responsibilities for Utah Renters and Landlords

Prepared by Utah Legal Services, these site has information and forms for common situations in tenant and landlord relationships.  

Self-Help Materials from Utah Legal Services

This site has information and selected forms on family law, responding to an eviction complaint, senior law, bankruptcy, and many other topics. 

Utah Courts Forms Search

Many Utah Court forms are listed on the Court's web page, which is also searchable.

Utah State Courts Self-Help Resources

This site provides general information and links to a wide variety of legal topics, including landlord-tenant, small claims, traffic matters, juvenile cases and other areas. Also provided are sources of free and low-cost legal assistance, a glossary of legal terms, and information how to represent yourself in court.