Law Library

The Palm Beach County Law Library serves the legal and law-related informational needs of Palm Beach County. The Law Library provides an access point for equal justice under the Law to Palm Beach County residents, judges, attorneys, students, local government officials, and pro-se patrons. It provides legal reference and referral services within the guidelines of Florida Statue 454.23. The law library cooperates with the community to enhance knowledge of the law and to facilitate access to the justice system. The Law Library’s goal is to provide patrons with accurate, up-to-date legal information.

There are three locations of the Palm Beach County Law Library: At the Main Judicial Complex in West Palm Beach, the North County Courthouse in Palm Beach Gardens, and the South County Courthouse in Delray Beach.

Attorneys and self-represented litigants can find information relating to family, business, bankruptcy, probate, and landlord/ tenant Law. All library materials are for reference only and cannot be checked out. Additionally, the Law Library has computers available for legal research with access to Westlaw and word processing.

The following services are provided at each Law Library location:

  • Reference Services- updated legal resources to assist patrons with their legal questions
  • Westlaw access for the public, judiciary, law clerks, and staff
  • Word processing computers available to the public at no charge
  • Copies, fax service, and stamped envelopes
  • Courtroom Equipment Rental
  • Continuing legal education (CLE) tape rentals for lawyers and legal staff

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Resources

  Palm Beach County Law Library Catalog
pdf.png Palm Beach Count Law Library's Current List of CLE for Rent
pdf.png How to Become a Member of the Palm Beach County Law Library

Law Library Research Guides

pdf.png Condominium/HOA/Commercial Real Estate Research Guide
pdf.png Criminal Law Research Guide
pdf.png Family Law Research Guide
pdf.png Florida Civil Research Guide
pdf.png Landlord Tenant Research Guide
pdf.png Probate Research Guide
pdf.png Traffic/DUI Research Guide

Please Note:
The Law Library staff can direct you to the resources that may help you with your legal information needs. Staff is not authorized to answer legal questions, give legal advice, or recommend or assist in the preparation of forms.


Angelica Cortez

Law Library Manager

Main Judicial Complex
205 N. Dixie Highway
Room 1.2200
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
561-355-2928
South County Courthouse
200 W. Atlantic Avenue
Room 2E-205
Delray Beach, FL 33444
561-274-1440
North County Courthouse
3188 PGA Boulevard
Room 1426
Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410
561-624-6553
Angelica Cortez
Law Library Manager