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Legal Resources

Updated August 14, 2020

!!!!!NOTICE: To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the Hays County Law Library is temporarily closed to the public until further notice. Please read the information below about obtaining access to Westlaw outside of the Law Library. If you have any questions or need assistance with re-establishing a Westlaw account after the expiration of the first account, please email the Law Library staff at hayscountylawlibrary@co.hays.tx.us.

Westlaw Access for the Public

Patrons can temporarily access Westlaw, at home, or outside the Law Library, by using a personal device inside the building or signing up for temporary access by visiting the link below and following the sign-up instructions.

To sign-up for access to temporary access to Westlaw, you MUST follow the instructions and make sure to select the correct options. Please note that you must agree to the terms and conditions set by Thomson Reuters – Westlaw if you wish to proceed.

Westlaw Patron Access – Outside the Library Sign-Up Link

Westlaw Patron Access – Outside the Library Sign-Up Instructions

To access Westlaw on a personal device inside the Government Center, patrons must connect to the complimentary Hays County WIFI for the public and then click on one of the links below. 

 Access Westlaw Patron Edge

Access Westlaw Drafting Assistant Essential

Westlaw For Hays County Employees

Hays County employees utilizing County devices should follow the links below. If you are in the office, you can click the link below, and no additional steps are necessary. If you are working from home or outside of the Government Center, you must connect to VPN before accessing the links below.

Access Westlaw Patron Edge

Access Westlaw Drafting Assistant Essential

 

Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site!