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Business & Entrepreneurship: Legal Resources

Online Legal Resources for the DIY Entrepreneur

Whether or not you plan to hire an attorney, a basic understanding of applicable business law will help guide you. Nolo has an extensive library of free legal articles on topics of interest to small businesses:

Cornell Law School provides definitions in plain English of the terminology used in business law:

Are you facing a legal issue or just looking for more information about a specific legal topic? FindLaw's Learn About the Law features informational articles about a wide variety of legal topics:

Delaware's Law Libraries

The three Delaware Law Libraries are located in the courthouse for each county:

Available resources at law libraries include:

  1. The Delaware Code.
  2. Delaware Corporation Law treatises.
  3. Westlaw, HeinOnline, and Lexis computer terminals. Westlaw includes a robust collection of secondary materials as well as primary sources. The information in Lexis and HeinOnline is mostly from primary sources.
  4. A limited selection of Spanish-language resources, which include court-created forms (available online) and Spanish-English Law Dictionaries.

Available FREE from the Delaware Libraries Catalog!