Locations & Hours

Main Library
276-676-6233

The library buildings are currently closed.
We are offering curbside services.

Damascus Library
276-475-3820

Glade Spring Library
276-429-5626

Hayters Gap Library
276-944-4442

Mendota Library
276-645-2374

Law Library

Some books in Law Library

Our Washington County Law Library provides free access to books and databases. Books are only available at the Main library and cannot be checked out.

Databases

LexisNexis

Legal

Case law, statutes and regulations. Legal news and law reviews.

Business

News

LexisNexis is only available inside the library.

Gale Legal Forms

LegalForms

Create accurate and reliable legal documents such as Power of Attorney, Divorce, Real Estate, etc. The documents are customizable and easy to use with a step-by-step approach.

LegalForms are available at all libraries and can be accessed from home using your library card.

Need a Notary?

Free notary service is provided at all libraries. Please call ahead to make sure a notary is available.

Legal Links

Virginia Legal Aid Society
Apply for legal help and get information about Elder Law, Employment Law, Family Law/Domestic Violence, etc.

Virginia Lawyer Referral Service
Virginia State Bar tool to find the right lawyer.

Code of Virginia
Free online access to the Code of Virginia.

Virginia Municipal Codes
Online and free access to municipal codes, including The Code of the Town of Abingdon.

Findlaw
Read articles on dozens of legal topics from arbitration to voting. Special section on Virginia laws.

Governance and Funding

An advisory committee from the legal community provides input on the Law Library collection and services. In accordance with the Code of Washington County Chapter 2 Article 4, the Law Library is funded with fees from civil filings in the county and is administered by the Washington County Bar Association.

Disclaimer

Our staff is happy to help you use the Law Library. However, we cannot give legal advice, interpret the law or recommend legal actions. If you have specific questions, or need interpretation of a law or advice on legal action, consult with a licensed attorney.

Information on the WCPL website should not be construed as providing legal advice.

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