Dallas County will be closed on Monday, May 27th in observance of Memorial Day

Research Guides

George L. Allen, Sr. Courts Building - 600 Commerce Street, Suite #B40, Dallas, TX 75202
Hours of Operation:  Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 4:30pm
Phone:  (214) 653-7481  |  Fax:  (214) 653-6103
E-mail: LawLibrary@dallascounty.org


The Law Library provides many Texas law titles to aid attorneys and pro se litigants in their legal research. The Library owns many titles of formbooks and practice guides in Civil, Family and Criminal law for the state of Texas. The Library has most Texas and national law reviews on paper until 2003 as well as those that are electronically available through Westlaw and Lexis subscriptions.

The Library has Federal formbooks and practice guides as well as many topical titles including trusts, contracts, UCC, banking, insurance, bankruptcy, aviation, copyright, employment, education, Social Security, and tax.

Texas Topical Titles

  • Texas Transaction Guide
  • West’s Texas Forms
  • Texas Practice Guide
  • Texas Family Law Practice Manual
  • Texas Probate, Estate and Trust Administration
  • Texas Forms Pleading and Practice Guide
  • Texas Civil Practice
  • Texas Litigation Guide
  • Texas Lawyers Series
  • Texas Criminal Practice Guide
  • Texas State Bar Publications
  • O’Connor’s Series
  • Dallas County Probate Practice Manual
  • Texas Employment Law
  • Texas DTPA Forms and Practice Guide

Federal Topical Titles

  • Bogert on Trusts
  • Corbin on Contracts
  • UCC
  • Banking Law
  • Insurance
  • Miller's Standard Insurance Policies
  • Collier on Bankruptcy
  • Nimmer on Copyright
  • Larson's Workers' Compensation Law
  • Nichols' the Law on Eminent Domain
  • Federal Practice and Procedure