Harris County Robert W. Hainsworth Law Library

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promoting open & equal access to justice for all. Harris County is now at COVID Threat Level 2 (Orange) – Significant Threat.
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The Harris County Robert W. Hainsworth Law Library will start its limited reopening, by appointment only, on Thursday, November 18, 2021. Check our website for updated information as it becomes available. If you need assistance in the meantime, please visit our Virtual Reference Desk: https://www.harriscountylawlibrary.org/virtualreferencedesk.

From all of us at the Harris County Robert W. Hainsworth Law Library, have a tree-mendous holiday! 🎄
12/08/2023

From all of us at the Harris County Robert W. Hainsworth Law Library, have a tree-mendous holiday! 🎄

Law Library Weekly Newsletter -
12/06/2023

Law Library Weekly Newsletter -

Practical Law gives you on-demand access to expert-written how-guides, model forms and templates, checklists, flowcharts and more, all kept up-to-date to reflect current law and practice.

12/06/2023

NEED A RIDE? We have partnered with RideShare 2 Vote to increase access to Houston voters! Use the link below to secure your ride to the polls!!

Sign up here 👉🏾: https://tinyurl.com/Ride2Polls

12/05/2023

🗳️ Today's the final day to vote early. Make sure you represent Harris County! Vote centers are open until 7 pm today. Visit harrisvotes.com to find your sample ballot, vote centers, and wait times.

11/30/2023
HC Robert W. Hainsworth Law Library Weekly Newsletter -
11/29/2023

HC Robert W. Hainsworth Law Library Weekly Newsletter -

Practical Law gives you on-demand access to expert-written how-guides, model forms and templates, checklists, flowcharts and more, all kept up-to-date to reflect current law and practice.

11/28/2023
11/27/2023
Join us 12/14 at 2:30 p.m. for a   from our Legal Tech Institute, "The Evolution of Tech Competence."This course will be...
11/22/2023

Join us 12/14 at 2:30 p.m. for a from our Legal Tech Institute, "The Evolution of Tech Competence."
This course will be offered both in person at the Law Library and online via GoToWebinar. When registering, there is no need to specify your attendance choice. The link below allows registration for both in-person and virtual attendance.

Speaker: Heather Holmes, Education & Engagement Law Librarian, Harris County Robert W. Hainsworth Law Library   Program Description: Speaker will cover legal technology requirements for practicing Texas attorneys and will also explore in general why and how proficiency in legal

HC Robert W. Hainsworth Law Library Weekly Newsletter -
11/22/2023

HC Robert W. Hainsworth Law Library Weekly Newsletter -

Legal Information Reference Center: Offers access to almost 300 self-help legal titles, which include downloadable forms, as well as legal forms by state.

11/21/2023
11/21/2023

📅Mark your calendars!

It's almost time to request a 2023 Holiday Food Box from Houston Food Bank! 📦🍏 Holiday food boxes can be reserved beginning Monday, November 27 at 10am. Reservations are not available before this time.

Here's how to reserve a box ⬇

Option 1️⃣ Reserve by phone bank Nov. 27 - Nov. 29; 10am-7pm
English: 713-547-8692
Spanish: 713-547-8693
OR
Option 2️⃣ Reserve online Nov. 27 - Dec. 2; reservations begin at 10am
Beginning 11/27 at 10am, follow instructions here: https://bit.ly/3sGCGyM
Please be aware this link will be blank until 11/27 at 10am.

Find additional information about Share Your Holidays: https://bit.ly/3QLHgDY

We are thankful to be able to serve an amazing community every day!From all of us at the Harris County Robert W. Hainswo...
11/17/2023

We are thankful to be able to serve an amazing community every day!
From all of us at the Harris County Robert W. Hainsworth Law Library, Happy Thanksgiving! 🥧

We are thankful to be able to serve an amazing community every day!From all of us at the Harris County Robert W. Hainswo...
11/17/2023

We are thankful to be able to serve an amazing community every day!
From all of us at the Harris County Robert W. Hainsworth Law Library, Happy Thanksgiving! 🥧

11/17/2023

Our office and Precinct 4 have teamed up to present ‘Lasting Legacies,’ a free event open to the public to learn more about what it means to plan for the future of your estate!

📍 Thomas A. Glazier Senior Education Center
📅 November 28th at 2 pm
RSVP: https://tinyurl.com/52fk3y39

11/14/2023

Descendants of the soldiers who were convicted have been working to clear the names of their loved ones for decades.

Thank you, Veterans!In honor of Veterans Day, legal events and clinics are being held across the state.For a list, pleas...
11/11/2023

Thank you, Veterans!
In honor of Veterans Day, legal events and clinics are being held across the state.
For a list, please go to the Texas Law Help website.
https://ow.ly/7JeA50Q6zJ2

11/10/2023

Fresh Start is TOMORROW!

Registration for criminal record sealing is at capacity and closed, but you can still come out and access FREE resources from our great community partners:
✅Housing Rights Workshop for Landlords and Tenants (10:15-Landlord Rights; 11:15-Tenant Rights)
✅Bags of fresh Thanksgiving-style vegetables, herbs & recipes for the first 30 people
✅Access to support services & programs for jobs, training, benefits, education & more!

More info: www.ccl.hctx.net/comcourt.htm

11/07/2023

STARTING TODAY
Find events and legal clinics serving veterans all over Texas this week for Texas Veterans Legal Aid Week. https://texaslawhelp.org/tvlaw

11/06/2023

1 day until Election Day! Visit harrisvotes.com to find your sample ballot. 🗳️☑️

距離選舉日還有 1 天!請上 harrisvotes.com 查看您的樣本選票。

¡Falta 1 día para el Día de las Elecciones! Visite harrisvotes.com para encontrar su boleta de muestra.

1 ngày nữa đến Ngày Bầu Cử! Vằo trang harrisvotes.com để tìm lá phiếu mẫu của quý vị.

11/02/2023
From the Ex Libris Juris Blog:Can a Haunted House be Held Harmless? 👻
10/31/2023

From the Ex Libris Juris Blog:
Can a Haunted House be Held Harmless? 👻

Candy and costumes – for people and pets – top the list of holiday purchases, but 18% of Halloween revelers also plan to visit a haunted house. Upon entry, those fright seekers may be asked to sign a waiver of liability, a release form, or a statement of consent that’s intended to absolve the ...

Join us tomorrow at 2:30 p.m. for a   from our Legal Tech Institute, “Hack Your Legal Research with BOO-lean Operators, ...
10/30/2023

Join us tomorrow at 2:30 p.m. for a from our Legal Tech Institute, “Hack Your Legal Research with BOO-lean Operators, Terms, and Connectors.” 👻
Accredited by the State Bar of Texas for 1.0 CLE hour (0 Ethics). Accreditation is valid through 9/30/2024.
Register here:

Speaker: Heather Holmes, Education & Engagement Law Librarian, Harris County Robert W. Hainsworth Law Library Program Description: Presenter will identify legal research hacks using Boolean logic tools. Learning objectives include improved search outcomes in popular legal research databa

Early voting is happening now!To find your nearest early voting center, check the map from Harris Votes.https://ow.ly/sK...
10/27/2023

Early voting is happening now!
To find your nearest early voting center, check the map from Harris Votes.
https://ow.ly/sKIP50PYPC0

New on the Ex Libris Juris Blog:Vote Early Day 2023
10/26/2023

New on the Ex Libris Juris Blog:
Vote Early Day 2023

Wednesday, October 26, is Vote Early Day ! We at the Harris County Robert W. Hainsworth Law Library are official partners in this annual non-partisan effort. Our goal in joining up with this worthy cause is to encourage early voting and to ensure that busy schedules, Election Day lines, or last min

New on the Ex Libris Juris Blog:Empowering Access to Justice Through Technology
10/24/2023

New on the Ex Libris Juris Blog:
Empowering Access to Justice Through Technology

The Harris County Robert W. Hainsworth Law Library in partnership with the Texas Legal Services Center is excited to announce the opening of the Texas Legal Services Center Kiosk at the library. The kiosk, a cornerstone of the Virtual Court Access Project, represents a significant leap toward a more

Join us 11/30 at 2:30 p.m. for a   from our Legal Tech Institute, "Legal Tech for Everyone."Accredited by the State Bar ...
10/23/2023

Join us 11/30 at 2:30 p.m. for a from our Legal Tech Institute, "Legal Tech for Everyone."
Accredited by the State Bar of Texas for 1.0 CLE hour (0 Ethics). Accreditation is valid through 5/31/2024.
Register here:

Speaker: Elizabeth Rendon, Assistant Law Librarian, Harris County Robert W. Hainsworth Law Library Program Description: This presentation is open to self-represented litigants. Designed for those wanting to develop basic internet research skills. Speaker will provide an overview of freely availa

Early voting starts next Monday!To find your nearest early voting center, check the map from Harris Votes. https://ow.ly...
10/20/2023

Early voting starts next Monday!
To find your nearest early voting center, check the map from Harris Votes. https://ow.ly/TwO350PYPBY

Join us 11/16 at 2:30 p.m. for a   from our Legal Tech Institute, “Drafting and Editing for Attorneys.”Accredited by the...
10/19/2023

Join us 11/16 at 2:30 p.m. for a from our Legal Tech Institute, “Drafting and Editing for Attorneys.”
Accredited by the State Bar of Texas for 1.0 CLE hour (0 Ethics). Accreditation is valid through 4/30/2024.
Register here:

Speaker : Rodney Hall, Associate Law Librarian, Harris County Robert W. Hainsworth Law Library Program Description : The speaker will cover aspects of drafting and editing documents in Microsoft Word to meet the basic needs of attorneys.  More complex items such as creating a Table of Con

In recognition of National Estate Planning Awareness Week, The Houston Food Bank offers a free Personal Estate Planning ...
10/17/2023

In recognition of National Estate Planning Awareness Week, The Houston Food Bank offers a free Personal Estate Planning Kit. Support organizations that support you with free resources!

Protect assets and avoid distress with a well-planned estate.

Fresh Start is a program that helps eligible people seal their low-level, misdemeanor criminal records and connect them ...
10/16/2023

Fresh Start is a program that helps eligible people seal their low-level, misdemeanor criminal records and connect them to support services at regular resource fairs.
For registration and more information, please visit the Harris County Courts website.

Homepage for Harris County Courts

New on the Ex Libris Juris Blog:Latest & Greatest - The Ultimate Guide to Adobe® Acrobat® DC
10/13/2023

New on the Ex Libris Juris Blog:
Latest & Greatest - The Ultimate Guide to Adobe® Acrobat® DC

Although Adobe® Acrobat® Reader, the downloadable, free PDF viewer is the more familiar software to most folks, Adobe® Acrobat® DC offers users so much more functionality and features that one cannot find with Reader alone. Authors Daniel J. Siegel & Pamela A. Myers have created a g

10/10/2023

📢 TOMORROW is the voter registration deadline if you want to cast your vote in the upcoming November 7th election. Find a voter registration near you through the link in our bio, or visit a Harris County tax office near you! ⏰Whether it's your first time or you're a seasoned voter, your participation matters. -- GRAPHIC -- Voter registration deadline: TOMORROW. October 10th is your last chance to: Register to vote - Update your registration. Check registration status at harrisvotes.com

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