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Community Legal Resources

This site was developed to help residents of Syracuse and Onondaga County locate legal information and services.

Pleae note the following regarding access to the Law Library:  The College of Law buildings are open to the general public Monday - Friday from 7am - 6pm.  At other times, the buildings are accessible only by College of Law students, faculty, and staff who must use their ID cards for building entry.  The Law Library is closed on University holidays.

Please note that the Barclay Law Library staff may not, and does not, offer legal advice or interpretation of the law. The Center's collections and the information described here are intended to provide research guidance only. We encourage you to contact an attorney for professional advice. 

Self-Help Law Quick Links

Use the Quick Links for general information and guidance about common legal issues. For information on local and state legal services, consult the links below. 

These Internet portals provide information and guidance to the public about common legal issues, offer advice about obtaining and working with an attorney, and link to collections of federal and state laws.



New York Law

ABA Consumer Guide to Legal Help Empire Justice Center
Findlaw for the Public NY Bar Association: For the Public 
Nolo: Law for All NY Law Guide
Neighborhood Legal Services; Legal Information Letters