Comal County Law Library

The Comal County Law Library is operated as a public service for residents of Comal County. The library is paid for through a portion of civil court costs dedicated to the operation of the library, per Local Government Code §323.023. The library is strictly for legal research.

 

COVID-19 Safety Precautions:

  • Masks are not required, yet for your health and safety, and the health and safety of the librarian and library patrons, facemasks with full coverage of nose and mouth are strongly encouraged. Paper masks are available.
  • Library print materials are NOT regularly disinfected. If desired, safety gloves are available.
  • Library computer stations are cleaned with disinfectant regularly. Hand sanitizer is available.
  • While in the library reading room, six feet of distance between patrons is strongly encouraged.
  • Do not enter the library if you have tested positive for COVID-19 within the previous 10 days, have had symptoms for COVID-19 within the previous 10 days, or have had recent known exposure to COVID-19 within the previous 14 days.

Assistance:

  • Library patrons may leave resource requests with the law librarian via phone or email.
  • Please note: the Law Librarian is not an attorney and cannot provide legal advice. The librarian’s hours may change due to holidays or scheduled appointments. Email or call ahead to set an appointment and to ensure the librarian is available.
  • Please provide specific title or form information.
  • Law Library materials are not available for checkout; print resources are available for in-house research only.
  • The Library provides Lexis legal research for public access.
  • Printouts and copies are free.

Library Access and Accommodations:

  • Driving directions:https://www.co.comal.tx.us/CCLaw/Map.htm
  • Parking at Landa Courthouse is free.
  • The library is located on the basement level, accessible by the first floor stairway or elevator #1.
  • The library offers a left handrail stepladder to reach print materials on higher shelving, yet for those in need of assistance we recommend setting an appointment with the librarian.
  • For disability services that include adaptive technology, please contact the Texas State Law Library at 512-463-1722 orhttps://www.sll.texas.gov/about-us/library-policies/patron-ada-policy/ .
  • ADA compliant restrooms are located on the first floor, across from Courtroom C.

Apoyo:

  • Los usuarios de la biblioteca pueden dejar solicitudes de recursos con el bibliotecario de recursos legales por teléfono o correo electrónico.
  • Tenga en cuenta, por favor: el bibliotecario de recursos jurídicos no es un abogado y no puede proporcionar asesoramiento jurídico. El horario del bibliotecario puede cambiar debido a feriados o citas programadas. Haga usted el favor de enviar un correo electrónico o llamar con anticipación para programar una cita y asegurarse de que el bibliotecario esté disponible.
  • Haga usted el favor de proporcionar información específica sobre el título o el formulario.
  • Los materiales de la biblioteca jurídica no están disponibles para retirar; los recursos impresos están disponibles solo para investigación dentro de la biblioteca.
  • La biblioteca ofrece investigación jurídica de Lexis para el acceso del público.
  • Las impresiones y copias son gratuitas.

Acceso a la biblioteca y modificaciones:

  • Indicaciones para llegar en automóvil: https://www.co.comal.tx.us/CCLaw/Map.htm
  • El estacionamiento en Landa Courthouse es gratuito.
  • La biblioteca está ubicada en el nivel del sótano, accesible por la escalera del primer piso o el ascensor # 1.
  • La biblioteca brinda una escalera de mano de la barandilla izquierda para acceder a los materiales impresos en los estantes más altos; sin embargo, para aquellos que necesiten ayuda, recomendamos que programen una cita con el bibliotecario.
  • Para los servicios que incluyen la tecnología adaptativa para las personas con discapacdades, comuníquese con la biblioteca jurídica del Estado de Texas al 512-463-1722 o https://www.sll.texas.gov/about-us/library-policies/patron-ada-policy/ .
  • Los baños que cumplen con la Ley para Americanos con Discapacidades (conocida como ADA por sus siglas en inglés) están ubicados en el primer piso, frente al Salón de Justicia C.

Resolution Room:

  • Comal County offers a Resolution Room – conference space that seats 10 and offers laptop streaming to a wall mounted monitor.
  • The Resolution Room is located through the library reading room.
  • For reservations, please contact the librarian at 830-221-1249.
  • Resolution Room reservations do not include the library reading room space or librarian’s office.
  • Library patrons may use the Resolution Room for research work when the space is not reserved.

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