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The following links have been selected and vetted by our librarians for quality, currency and relevance. However, by clicking on any of the links listed on this page you will be REDIRECTED to those web sites which are independent from the City of Palm Springs.

 

Find an Attorney

FindLaw's Lawyer Directory
Search for a lawyer by specialty and/or location. Also includes resources and tips for hiring the right lawyer. 

Martindale-Hubbell Lawyer Locator
Use this Lawyer Locator to find the credentials of more than one million lawyers and firms.

State Bar of California
Member records online.

Laws, Codes and Regulations
 
Palm Springs Municipal Code
Current through Ordinance 1703 and the December 2006 code supplement. For more recent amendments to this code, see the CodeAlert page.

Riverside County Ordinances
Codified County of Riverside Ordinances (Organized by Subject) and County Ordinances.

State of California Codes
Statutes and Constitution.

California Code of Regulations
You may search for words, search within specific Title(s), search for a specific regulatory section or find a specific regulatory agency.

United States Code
Federal laws. This version is generated from the most recent official version made available by the US House of Representatives.

United States Code of Federal Regulations
The Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) is the codification of the general and permanent rules published in the Federal Register by the executive departments and agencies of the Federal Government. It is divided into 50 titles that represent broad areas subject to Federal regulation. Each volume of the CFR is updated once each calendar year and is issued on a quarterly basis.

Legal Forms

Court Rules, Forms and Dockets
This site includes links to over 1,400 sources for state and federal court rules, forms and dockets.  You can browse to find the resource you need, or search by keyword.

Riverside County Superior Court’s Local Forms
Includes Superior Court fees and printable local forms.

California Judicial Council Legal Forms
Judicial Council and the Administrative Office of the Courts forms are provided as Adobe Acrobat documents (PDF) that you can print on any computer for which an Adobe Reader 6.0 or newer is available. Forms indicated as fillable may also be filled out electronically. Non-fillable versions of all forms are also available. Forms are organized by category in the pulldown list below. Individual forms may also be accessed by number.

FindLaw: Forms
Includes general court forms and contracts, federal forms, and state forms. 

Internet Legal Research Forms Archive
Includes Power of Attorney and many others.

General Legal Information

Council of CA County Law Libraries
Legal research help.

FindLaw for the Public
Legal resources on the Internet.

LawHelpCA
LawHelpCA is California’s official and free legal resource. The site contains reliable information about common legal issues, written by reputable sources on 16 general topics and over 140 specific subtopics. In addition, it has an updated directory of legitimate and pre-screened organizations that offer free or low-cost legal advice and representation.

Nolo Press
Law for All legal encyclopedia.

State Bar of California
Public services from the State Bar for assistance with many general legal topics. 

American Bar Association LawInfo
Your gateway to information on legal topics that affect your daily life.

Riverside County Bar Association
Providing public services such as lawyer referral, fee arbitration and dispute resolution. 

Specific Legal Topics

California Bankruptcy Law
California Bankruptcy Law will help explain the federal bankruptcy process and the common surrounding issues as they pertain to California residents.
 
Riverside County Law Library: Homestead Declaration
Information and resources regarding Homestead Filing Services.

Riverside County Recorder Homestead Declaration Form
A homestead declaration is a legal document that claims and registers a particular house as the owner’s homestead. When the document is signed by the owner and recorded in the county where the house is located, it helps to protect the house against loss to creditors.

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
From the US Immigration and Naturalization Service, includes detailed immigration information, printable forms, and more. 

California Department of Consumer Affairs Guide to Landlord & Tenant Rights
A guide to residential tenants' and landlords' rights and responsibilities. 

Megan's Law
Information on Registered Sex Offenders.