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) rentals for lawyers and legal staff

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.


Announcements

"Digital Library Logo" The law library now has access to a digital library, which includes a collection of eBooks that can be read online, in the library.  These updated publications include titles such as: Basic Estate Planning in Florida, Drafting Marriage Contracts in Florida, Florida Family Law, and much more.  Click on the link to access the digital library and sign in as a guest.  Note: you must be located in one of our law library locations (West Palm Beach, Delray Beach, or Palm Beach Gardens) to access these eBooks. They are accessible on our library's computers or on your own device using the public wifi available in the library.   For questions or more information, feel free to ask a librarian for help.  

LexisNexis Digital Library Flyer


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Credit Cards Now Accepted

All law library locations now accept Visa and MasterCard as payment for services.  You can now use your credit or debit card to pay for services such as faxes, stamped envelopes, civil exhibit labels, CLE rentals, media equipment rentals, purchase forms/packets, and more.


We Want to Hear from You

Please take our survey and let us know how we are doing and how we can improve our services
in the Palm Beach County Law Library.


Research Help

    Palm Beach County Law Library Catalog

Attorney Membership

Attorneys can support the law library through our attorney membership program. Member benefits include discounts on services and more, which in turn supports the law library to continue providing updated legal information available to the public. More information on becoming an attorney member can be found below.

pdf Palm Beach Count Law Library's Current List of CLE for Rent
pdf icon Benefits of Becoming an Attorney Member of the Palm Beach County Law Library
pdf Attorney Member Application
pdf Books Attorney Members can check out (not a complete list)

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 Bennett

Law Library Manager

Judge Daniel T.K. Hurley Courthouse
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 Bennett
Law Library Manager