Legal Resources

New York State Courts

New York State Unified Court System

Court rules, official listing of attorneys licensed in New York State, links to court decisions, etc.

Fifth Judicial District—Onondaga County

Other Legal Resources

2-1-1 CNY

Use the link or dial 2-1-1 from any phone to find information on resources and services in Onondaga, Oswego, Jefferson, Lewis, or St. Lawrence County. Forms

American Bar Association—Resources for the Public 
Information on lawyers and legal services, plus specialized resources and publications on legal topics.

Community Legal Resources
From the Barclay Law Library at the Syracuse University College of Law. Links to local legal resources, services and authoritative self-help legal information available on the Internet.

Bankruptcy Court for Northern New York State. The United States Bankruptcy Court site for 32 counties in New York State. Find local administrative orders, news, and notices.

Comprehensive guide to legal information online. 

General Code: Municipal Codes on the Internet
Online municipal codes, including many from New York State. Does not include Syracuse.

Guide to Law Online
An annotated compendium of sources accessible through the Internet. Links provide access to primary documents, legal commentary, and general government information about specific jurisdictions and topics. From the U.S. Law Library of Congress.

Hiscock Legal Aid
A not-for-profit charitable organization founded in 1949 to provide free legal assistance to people in need in the greater Syracuse community. Dictionary

This web site offers a variety of legal information and resources to low income individuals. It is a joint project of several legal aid organizations and the New York State and City bar associations. Custom Letters and Forms
These forms can be filled out online and printed from your browser.

Legal Information Institute (LII)
From the Cornell Law School. 

Martindale-Hubbell Lawyer Locator

New Justice
Conflict Resolution Services is dedicated to the constructive resolution of interpersonal and small group conflicts in Onondaga, Oswego, Cortland and Madison Counties. New Justice is empowered to intervene in an extensive array of situations and conflicts in any of the region’s Civil, Criminal, and Family Courts.

New York Codes, Rules and Regulations (NYCRR)
The NYCRR primarily contains state agency rules and regulations adopted under the State Administrative Procedure Act (SAPA).

New York State Laws
New York State Consolidated Laws, Unconsolidated Laws, Court Acts and Rules.

New York State Tenant's Rights Guide [PDF]

Nolo Press Law Centers
Free information on everyday legal topics for consumers and small businesses. Note that some services offered on this site are fee-based.

Onondaga County Bar Association
Court information and lawyer referral program.

Popular Names of Acts in the U.S. Code 
Alphabetical and searchable listing of U.S. laws by popular name.

Supreme Court Database
Information about Supreme Court decisions from 1953-2008. Includes analysis of the votes, legal provisions of the cases and parties involved.