TO THE LINN COUNTY LAW LIBRARY
Library Address & Hours:
Linn County Law Library
304 Broadalbin Street SW
PO Box 100
Albany, OR. 97321
MONDAY through THURSDAY: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
The Law Library will be closed on the following days:
Independence Day: July 4th,
Labor Day: September 6th,
Veterans Day: November 11th,
Thanksgiving: November 26th,
Christmas: December 25th,
call 541-924-6902 and ask for
the Law Librarian during open hours. AFTER HOURS ACCESS IS AVAILABLE FOR
ATTORNEYS WITH KEY CARDS. THE CONFERENCE ROOM IS ALSO AVAILABLE DURING
NON STAFFED HOURS. The Law Library is located approximately one block
from the Court House. Please note
the Law Library’s policies.
Answerland: Ask a
librarian at Answerland. Chat online with
librarians throughout Oregon and the country. Librarians are
available 24/7 to help with any questions you may have.
– 19 Updates: Checkpoint Edge, Research Platform and COVID-19 Information,
FastCase COVID-19 Resources, Oregon COVID-19 Resources, Nolo’s COVID – 19 Resources,
WebMD’s Coronavirus Page
Employment Information: LinkedIn Learning, Oregon
Career Information System, State of
Oregon: Oregon Job Opportunities, Worksource Oregon
the LASO website at https://oregonlawhelp.org/issues/housing. You may also
refer to the Oregon Renters’ Handbook.
for Seniors -- May be available at
Legal Forms: You will need to access the Oregon Judicial
Department (OJD) website to access legal forms/packets: https://www.courts.oregon.gov/Pages/default.aspx
with fee waiver: If you require a fee waiver, you may NOT file online. Print
the fee waiver and form from the OJD Forms website: https://www.courts.oregon.gov/forms/pages/default.aspx.
Fill out the
paperwork and mail or drop off at the Courthouse. If no fee waiver is being used, you may fill out the forms
and file online. Search OJD
File & Guide: https://oregon.tylerhost.net/SRL/SRL/
Who We Are and What We Do …..
of the primary responsibilities of law libraries is to promote
accessibility and ensure fairness within the justice system. Oregon is
required, by statute, to operate a free law library or provide free law
The Linn County Law Library is dedicated to providing legal research
materials to members of the bar and the community at large. The Law Library
delivers value to our citizens through books, online access and other
resources for legal needs in an efficient and respectful manner. Information is made accessible to ensure the
Improvements in access to justice for
those living in Linn County
Providing access to legal information for
those with difficulties affording legal services
Identifying needs of the community
Developing strategies to reduce barriers
STAFF ARE PROHIBITED FROM ENGAGING IN THE UNATHORIZED PRACTICE OF LAW (See ORS 9.160). THIS MEANS THAT:
NOT PERMITTED TO GIVE LEGAL ADVICE.
CANNOT INTERPRET THE CONSTITUTION, FEDERAL AND STATE LAWS, LOCAL
ORDINANCES, ADMINISTRATIVE RULES AND REGULATIONS, ETC.
CANNOT DISCUSS THE RELEVANCY OR APPLICATION OF CASE LAW (COURT DECISIONS)
TO YOUR LEGAL SITUATION.
CANNOT ADVISE OR ASSIST IN THE SELECTION, PREPARATION, OR COMPLETION OF
LEGAL FORMS, DOCUMENTS OR OTHER WRITINGS, INCLUDING THE DRAFTING OF
PLEADINGS, BRIEFS, WILLS, CONTRACTS, TRUSTS, DEEDS AND OTHER LEGAL INSTRUMENTS.
CANNOT ANSWER INQUIRIES ABOUT CAUSES OF ACTION, DETERMINATION OF
APPROPRIATE JURISDICTION, OR STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS.
CANNOT PROVIDE GUIDANCE OR ASSISTANCE IN COMPLYING WITH COURT PROCEDURES.
FOR A LAWYER,
CALL THE LAWYER REFERRAL SERVICE OF THE OREGON STATE BAR …. 1-800-452-7636 (TOLL FREE IN OREGON)
Law Library Advisory Committee
Linn County Law Library is supported and backed by the Linn County Law
Library (LCLL) Advisory Committee. The purpose of the LCLL Advisory
Committee shall be to ensure that the Linn County Law Library is operated
in an efficient manner for the benefit of attorneys, self – help litigants,
courts and the general public of Linn County, Oregon.
Disclaimer and User Agreement
The Linn County Law Library is
dedicated to providing legal research material to members of the bar and
the community at large. The Law Library delivers value to our citizens
through books, online access and other resources for legal needs in an
efficient and respectful manner.
This Web site
is offered to you, the (“User”), conditioned on acceptance of the terms,
conditions, and notices contained herein, without modification. User access
and use of this site constitutes acceptance of these terms and conditions.
This is a Linn
County computer system, provided as a public service. Government personnel
and the general public may use this system to review and retrieve publicly
available government information. User agrees to use this Web site as
permitted by applicable local, state, and federal laws. User agrees not to:
1.) knowingly alter, damage or destroy Linn County’s or another user’s
computer system, network, software, program, documentation or data
contained therein; 2.) use this service to conduct or attempt to conduct
any business or activity that is prohibited by law.
this system expressly consents to administrative monitoring at all times.
System administrators may provide evidence of possible criminal activity
identified during such monitoring to appropriate law enforcement officials.
If you do not wish to consent to
monitoring, exit this system now.
Liability and Reliability
In preparation of these sites, every
effort has been made to offer the most current, correct and clearly
expressed information possible. Nevertheless, inadvertent errors in
information may occur. In particular but without limiting anything here,
Linn County disclaims any responsibility for typographical errors and
accuracy of the information that may be contained on Linn County web pages.
The information and data included on Linn County servers have been compiled
by Linn County staff from a variety of sources and are subject to change
without notice to the User. Linn County makes no guaranties regarding the
quality, content, completeness, suitability, adequacy, accuracy or
timeliness of such information and data.
In any situation
where the official printed publications of Linn County differ from the text
contained in this system, the official printed documents take precedence.
Linn County makes no representations or warranties regarding the condition
or functionality of this Web site, its suitability for use or that this Web
Service will be uninterrupted or error-free.
inaccurate or otherwise inappropriate information is brought to our
attention, a reasonable effort will be made to fix or remove it. Such
concerns should be addressed to the Webmaster listed on the bottom of this
Links to Third
Parties’ Web Sites
There are links and pointers to third
party Internet websites contained in Linn County’s website. These sites
linked from the Linn County website are not under the County’s control, and
therefore does not assume any responsibility or liability for any
information, communications or materials available at such linked sites or
at any link contained in a linked site. Each individual site has its own set
of policies about what information is appropriate for public access. User
assumes sole responsibility for use of third party links and pointers.
By using Linn County Web pages, the
User assumes all risks associated with the use of this site, including any
risk to User’s computer, software or data being damaged by any virus,
software or any other file which might be transmitted or activated via a
Linn County Web page or User’s access to it. Linn County shall not be
liable for any direct, indirect, punitive, special, incidental, or
consequential damages arising out of or in any way connected with the use
or misuse of the information or lack of information on the Linn County Web
site. Furthermore, Linn County shall not be liable for any loss or injury
caused by its actions or omissions beyond its control.
Association with User
User acknowledges that no joint
venture, partnership, employment or agency relationship exists between the
User and Linn County as a result of the Agreement or use of this Web site.
User agrees not to hold himself or herself out as a representative, agent,
or employee of Linn County. Linn County shall not be liable for any
representation, act or omission of the User.
As a condition of use of Linn County’s
Web site, the User agrees to indemnify Linn County, its Commissioners,
officers, employees and agents against any and all liability, expenses
(including attorney’s fees) and damages arising out of claims resulting
from User’s use of this Web site.
This Agreement is governed by the laws
of the State of Oregon. User consents to the exclusive jurisdiction and
venue of courts in Linn County, Oregon, in all disputes arising out of or
relating to the use of this Web site. Use of this Web site is unauthorized
in any jurisdiction that does not give effect to all provisions of these
terms and conditions, including without limitation this paragraph.
performance of this Agreement is subject to existing laws and legal process
and nothing contained in this Agreement is in derogation of the County’s
right to comply with law enforcement requests or requirements relating to
the User’s use of this Web site or information provided to or gathered by
Linn County with respect to such use.
If any part of this Agreement is
determined to be invalid or unenforceable pursuant to applicable laws then
the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed superseded by a
valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the
original provision and the remainder of the Agreement shall continue in
This Agreement constitutes the entire
agreement between the User and Linn County with respect to this Web site.
This Agreement shall be deemed to include all other notices, policies,
disclaimers and other terms contained in this Web site. A printed version
of this Agreement and any notice given in electronic form will be
admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings based upon this
Agreement to the same extent and conditions as other business documents and
records originally generated and maintained in printed form.
Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved.
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