Free Legal Information From Justia
Justia is proud to provide a vast range of free legal resources to the public. You do not even need to create a Justia Account to view our archive of U.S. laws, legal guides, databases of patents and trademarks, the Justia Lawyer Directory, and many other sites. Read more below about the Justia sites that you can access for free without creating an account.
Justia Legal Guides
If you want to develop a general understanding of a certain practice area or type of case, Justia Legal Guides are a good place to start. They offer concise surveys in which attorneys present legal principles in a readable manner and explain how they may apply to real-world situations.
Justia Lawyer Directory
When you have a legal issue, there is no substitute for professional guidance. The Justia Lawyer Directory allows you to find lawyers in your community who handle the type of matter with which you need assistance. You can compare your options and contact the attorneys who best fit your needs.
Justia Ask A Lawyer
Understanding how the law applies to a certain situation is not always easy. If you have a specific legal question, you can post it on the Justia Ask A Lawyer forum. An attorney in your area then can provide an answer that is tailored to the details of your case.
Knowing the law helps you understand your rights and obligations. Explore our archive of statutes, regulations, and court decisions at federal and state levels. We also offer the full annotated text of the U.S. Constitution.
Justia Dockets & Filings
This database provides publicly available records for many types of cases. In addition to dockets and filings, these may include other documents related to the events surrounding the case. Materials are classified and searchable by state or federal court, as well as the subject matter of the case.
Patents grant their owners powerful rights to an invention. They have control over making, using, and selling the invention, which they may license to others. Explore Justia Patents site to search for patents by classification or year, or find out about patents owned by featured companies.
Trademarks allow businesses of all forms and sizes to set apart their products or services from those of their competitors. Explore Justia Trademarks site to find out which trademarks have been registered in certain categories, as well as which trademarks belong to featured companies.
Justia Legal Newsletters
Stay up to date on the latest developments by signing up for Justia Daily Opinion Summaries, a resource offering summaries of key decisions in state and federal courts. You can also subscribe to Verdict, our online legal news and commentary magazine, and to our Legal Marketing Updates from Justia Onward where you will find up-to-date resources on the latest trends and best practices in the legal marketing and technology industry.