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The Best Things in Life are Free

“Time is the greatest gift that you can give to someone, because it’s like giving a portion of your life that you can never get back” Good time of year to think of this quote. It’ also the perfect time to give thanks to those who volunteer to serve the public. In particular, the attorney volunteers of the Lawyers in the Library program at our Indio Branch deserves our utmost gratitude and special recognition. I hear lawyers are often bombarded with requests for free legal advice and appeals...

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Free Legal Clinic for National Library Week

In celebration of National Library Week at the Ronald H. Roberts Temecula Public Library the Temecula Law Resource Center hosted a Free Legal Clinic on April 12, 2016 from 10am-2pm. The clinic highlighted the growing need for legal assistance in the community. Patrons had a wide variety of legal questions ranging from family law, estate planning, landlord/tenant and many more areas of law. The attorneys who volunteered for the free legal clinic were Barak Berlin, Marie Wood, Anita Milner, Andrea...

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Free and Open Access to the Law

The mission of the Riverside County Law Library is to “enable everyone in Riverside County to perform the highest level of research and practice through free and open access to the law.” Surely, this is a worthy goal but in a more practical sense what does this mission statement require of me as part of this Library organization?  What should I do and how far should I go in order to attain this goal for our patrons?  Also, what is free and open access to the law? I reflect on these questions...

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