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Jackson County Public Law Library 

(Inside the Pascagoula Public Library) 3214 Pascagoula Street, Pascagoula, MS 39567


Monday – Thursday, 9 – 5 pm 

Friday, 9 – 4 pm

Saturday, CLOSED 

Mississippi Center for Legal Services

Must qualify as low-income. Non-criminal cases only.

Monday-Thursday, 9:30-3:30
Address: 520 E. Pass Road, Suite J, Gulfport, MS 39507
Call toll-free 1-800-498-1804

Apply online at

Mississippi Volunteer Lawyers Project

Monday-Thursday: 8:30-5:00
Friday: 8:30-12:30

Apply online at

Call 601-960-9577

Provides free legal assistance and advocacy to disadvantaged people throughout Mississippi. If you qualify (income based), you may be granted assistance with: uncontested divorce, removal of minority/emancipation, wills, adoption, guardianship, name change, birth certificate correction, child support contempt, child support modification, conservatorship, and visitation.


Westlaw- (A paid subscriber service)is available at no charge to customers inside the Law Library. Three computers are available at the Pascagoula Library location.
www.nolo.comLegal Tips and Information for the public.
Free Advice.comCovers a variety of topics from A-Z with answers to frequently asked questions.
Law Guru.comAsk a free legal question. Choose Free Questions or Paid Questions; Paid Questions come with additional benefits and protections.
Free Legal Forms This site offers many free legal forms and links.

Mississippi Web Sites

www.mslegalservices.orgFind Legal Services Information for Mississippi on topics such as Consumer, Disability, Disaster Resources, Education, Family and Juvenile, Health, and more. Also, apply for legal aid. Office of the Attorney General)-Official Attorney General opinions can be accessed at this link as well as information under the headings: Families, Victims, Legal & Law Enforcement, and Business & Consumers. (State of Mississippi Official Website)-This site has links to all of the state agencies and many of the colleges and universities. (Official site of the Mississippi Supreme Court and the Court of Appeals)-Search for recent cases by date, docket number, names, and Southern citations. The Civil Case Filing Form is available on this site. Official site of the Mississippi Bar Association provides access to Mississippi Volunteer Lawyers Project, Consumer Assistance, Guide to Legalese, How to Choose a Lawyer, Consumer Service, Pro Bono resources, and much more. (Official site of the Secretary of State)-Here you can find the Mississippi Constitution and the Mississippi Code. The Mississippi Code can be searched by keyword or statute number if you have the citation. May also access the Mississippi Official & Statistical Register Blue Book.
Harrison County Law LibraryHarrison County Law Library website with links to assorted legal sites.
http:// Conduct a legislation search using the Mississippi Legislative Bill Status System. Also includes lists of Mississippi legislators, legislative calendar, schedule, and other information. Ask an attorney! See if you qualify; ask a question; check your email; log back in. Virtual forms for low-income Mississippians seeking assistance with an uncontested divorce, emancipation, and adult name change. Expungement is not “do it yourself” friendly, and private legal help is expensive. This website was created to address these shortcomings.

Federal Government Web Sites

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Information about citizenship, Green Cards, forms, etc. (U.S.Copyright Office)-Learn copyright basics, search copyright records, look at key publications, laws, and regulations, and register a work online. It also provides links to other copyright-related organizations. (U.S. Patent and Trademark Office)-This federal agency grants U.S. patents and registers trademarks. Useful information and links. (The U.S. House Of Representatives/Government Information Resources)-This site has the Federal Web Locator for branches of government and federal agencies. This is the House of Representatives internet law library. The U.S. Code is free of charge here. You may pull up sections with a citation or search in a variety of ways. a variety of information about our Federal Courts including forms, fees, and court records with access to PACER (Public Access to Court Electronic Records). Archives and Records Administration)-The Office of Federal Register provides access to the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) and to the official text of Federal Laws, Presidential Documents, and more. Government Publishing Office provides searchable online U.S. Code. All-in-one portal for Federal Government information. Case Law, Statute Finders, and General Information. of the most comprehensive legal websites available free of charge. It has state and federal cases and statutes. Its main feature is a searchable database of U.S. Supreme Court cases back to 1893. site with state and federal codes, lawyers, law firms, and forms.

JACKSON COUNTY SITES Jackson County, Mississippi local website Jackson County Chamber of Commerce

What Materials Do We Have? Alphabetized Shelf List 2022 (Adobe PDF file) for the current Alphabetized Shelf Listing. Please call for specific titles.