Washington County


Law LibrarianWashington County Law Library
Washington County Courthouse
383 Broadway
Fort Edward, NY 12828

Phone: 518-285-8518

Email: 4JDLawLibrary@nycourts.gov

Monday - Friday
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Closed State & Federal holidays




General Info


About the Library:
The Washington County Law Library is a public-access law library located in the Washington County Courthouse.  The library is handicapped accessible. 

Library Collection:
The e-collection contains New York and Federal case law and statutes as well as secondary sources covering a wide variety of legal topics.

One public-access computer is available.  Online legal resources include:  Lexis Advance, Westlaw Next, Court Help (nycourthelp.gov) including links to Do-It-Yourself (DIY) forms, and limited access to the Internet.  Please see the Welcome Guide for additional information.  Library users are encouraged to e-mail research results to a private e-mail account or they may print documents at $.25 per page.

A patron telephone is located next to the public-access computer.  Library users may call library staff for assistance Monday through Friday between the hours of 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

The library staff may not select a form for you, explain civil or criminal procedure, interpret statutes, cases, or court rules, or give assistance in preparing those documents necessary to either bring or defend an action. The staff of the library is prohibited from rendering any advice, opinions, or interpretations of the law.