State Law Resources


State Resources

This feature allows you access to state laws, small claims courts, state rules and regulations, and the state judiciary. Many, but not all, of the state laws, rules and regulations include a search feature.

  • Car Accident Law by State - includes information for what to do if involved in car accident, individual state car accident laws and how to find a car accident attorney.

  • State Statutes - connects you to each state’s individual laws (may be called codes, statutes, revised statutes, or compiled laws).

  • Rules and Regulations - contains links to the text of regulations and rules formally adopted by state agencies.

  • Small Claims Court - includes the monetary limits for small claims courts, links to plain-English explanations describing the small claims procedure, and links to locate the court in your state that hears small claims actions.

  • Personal Injury Statute of Limitations - includes the time period in which you can file a personal injury claim, the code number, and links you to each state's statute.

  • Secretary of State/Commonwealth Links - connects you to the website of each state’s Secretary of State

  • State Immigration Courts - connects you to the website of each state’s Immigration Court

  • State Bankruptcy Courts - connects you to the website of each state’s Bankruptcy Court

  • State Courts - Includes links to various state courts with general information.

  • Unclaimed Property - connects you to the unclaimed property program of every state. "Unclaimed property" occurs when the holder of the asset (bank accounts, uncashed travelers' checks, utility refunds, stock certificates, insurance proceeds) cannot locate the owner within a certain period of time and must turn it over to the states.

  • Lemon Law - connects you to each state's lemon laws, and additional reference material and/or brochures.

  • State Attorney General - Includes links to each state's official Attorney General Website.

  • State Legislative Sessions and Code Updates - shows the time period for the (1) legislative sessions of each state and (2) publication of updated codes, if known.

  • Probate Courts - deal with the estate of someone who has died. The Court supervises the estate's administration, probates wills, oversees numerous kinds of testamentary and living trusts and so forth. In many states, it also deals with adoptions, name changes, conservatorships, guardianship of minors, termination of parental rights, partition of property, marriage licenses. It may also be referred to as Surrogate Court.