Areas of Practice
Field Investigation and Site Inspections
Searches and Locates
Due Diligence and Background Investigations
Service of Process
Witness Management Services

Court Resources

Links to California Trial Courts

San Francisco Unified Court Commissioner Richard Best’s Discovery Resource Page

California Judicial Council Forms On-Line

Links to State Courts in all 50 U.S. States, Bar Organizations, etc. provides links to all of the Nation’s Courts

Searchable database of the decisions of the U.S. Supreme Court (1990-Present)

Searchable database of the decisions of the U.S. Supreme Court (1937-1975)

Powerful, searchable database of Federal Government reports and web sites

Emery University School of Law Home Page, including Federal Court Finder

The Federal Judiciary Home Page

Legislative Resources

Official California Legislative Information

Searchable database of all the U.S. Codes

Searchable site for the U.S. Code of Federal Regulations

Thomas Federal Legislative Information and links on the Internet

Federal Rules of Civil Procedure on-line

Huge compilation of legal resources on the internet

The ACLU’s Freedom of Information Act Guide, including a step-by-step explanation of submitting a FOIA Request

California Codes on-line, searchable format

Hague Convention on the Service Abroad Of Judicial and Extra-judicial Documents In Civil and Commercial Matters, including contact information for Foreign Nations

Federal Privacy Laws On-Line



Federal and State Agencies Online

Links to Federal Agencies on-line

Federal Trade Commission Home Page

Federal Government resources in a searchable format

Powerful, searchable Guide to Federal and State resources on the internet

California State Agencies on-line

California State Association of Counties

State Agencies on the internet

Useful Geographical and Weather Sites

USGS National Mapping Information

U.S. Geological Survey Home Page

National Weather Service Home Page, includes archived weather data

The Weather Channel Home Page

Intellicast Weather Information

U.S. Zip Code Look Up

U.S. Commercial Flight Track

General Resources

General references in an question-answer format, from Anthropology to Zoology

Project Vote Smart, a compilation of information on political candidates. "Praised by the New York Times, CNN, PBS and virtually every other major media outlet as the most trusted and comprehensive source for information on candidates and issues."

Newspaper Resources

Powerful search engine of newspapers throughout the world

Powerful search engine of periodicals

Legal Organizations

The American Bar Association Home Page

The State Bar of California Home Page, including membership records and disciplinary histories of members

Law Review Journals Online

University Law Review Project, including searchable database of law review articles available on line

E Journals Coalition, providing links to on-line law review journals

Investigative Resources

U.S. Government General Accounting Office Select “Other Publications,” then select “Complete Listing,” then Publication No. GAO/OSI-97-2: “Investigators’ Guide to Sources of Information