RCLL Online Reference Service Request Form
- Reference Librarians cannot give legal advice. Click here for information about legal reference vs legal advice:
- Reference Librarians strive to meet a high volume of reference service requests and assist with research in a timely manner. For this reason, our librarians may not have adequate time to perform in-depth legal research for you, especially during periods when high numbers of requests come in.
- Research requests that provide specific citations, or requests from patrons who fill out all fields and/or provide complete information on this form, will be given priority.
Contact Info and Preliminary Questions:
City (if out of State, include include State):
IF you are a Riverside County resident (or you work in Riverside County): where is the closest law library branch to you:
Riverside Victor Miceli Law Library (3989 Lemon Street, Riverside, CA 92501)
Indio Branch (82-995 US Highway 111, Suite 102, Indio, CA 92201)
Temecula Branch (30600 Pauba Road, Temecula, CA 92592)
I am not a Riverside County resident
What is the purpose of your material/research request:
find specific cases or documents
find forms or templates
find info on how to file/or respond to a case
Open ended, general interest
Do you have a specific reference to the documents, statutes or cases you need? If so, please include the citation/s, case name/s, or section number/s of the statute or code here: (if this is all, please skip to the “Submit” button below)
If this is in regards to a current or future case: are you representing yourself in court (or considering it)?
Unsure or N/A
Note: if you currently reside outside of Riverside County, please understand that the jurisdiction of your matter depends on your current location and/or the location of where the dispute occurred
Riverside County Court Locations:
Is the subject of the request within Riverside County (or other CA County) Superior Court matters:
If not, what types of materials should we search to satisfy your request:
CA Appellate Courts
Materials from Other States
Determining your Legal Research Topic/s:
Which area/s of law do you need us to focus our search on:
Appeals and Writs
Bankruptcy and Debt
Civil Lawsuits and Procedures
Family Law (Divorce, Custody, Guardianship)
Landlord/Tenant (evictions, disputes)
Please summarize your research request or the question you wish to answer in one sentence, below:
Example: Which papers do I file to change a custody order? How do I amend a petition I’ve already filed?
Please provide any additional information that you believe will help us to meet your research request:
After you submit, this form will be directed to a Reference Librarian, who will respond to the email you have provided (please verify your email address!) Thank You!
Response time will vary depending on the complexity of the request, and/or the amount of requests that our reference librarians are currently working on.
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