Located in Room 1101 on the 1st floor of the Manatee County Judicial Center, the Law Library is a book-oriented, research library containing both Florida and Federal Laws. For pro se litigants (people filing their own cases without the aid of an attorney), there are some forms available in the Law Library for duplication. A coin-operated copy machine is provided for public use and charges 20¢ per page for copies. While the Law Library is staffed with a librarian, the law librarian cannot answer any legal questions or provide any legal assistance in any matter.
The Law Librarian can assist patrons in using the library. The librarian can direct you to specific law or form books that may help you with the legal work you are trying to accomplish.
No, the Law Librarian cannot answer questions or give opinions of what you should do.
No. The Law Librarian cannot do legal research for you. The Law Librarian can only direct you to specific law books or formbooks. The Law Librarian cannot tell you what format you'll need, help you fill out forms, or once you find the format you think you need, verify that it is correct.
Yes, there is a coin-operated copier located in the law library. Please bring proper coin change with you. The charge is $ 0.20 cents per copy.