Collection Highlight: Family Law Databases

Get your research started with the Family Law Subject Guide, by Hilary Hardcastle, for print and online resources available at UC Hastings and elsewhere.

Databases at UC Hastings

Forms & checklists – Family law library (LoisLaw)
Forms and checklists on LoisLaw related to Family Law, including forms for drafting prenuptial agreements, valuation strategies in divorce, and interpretation and application of child support guidelines.

California marital settlement and other family law agreements (CEB OnLAW)
A treatise teaching lawyers to develop and drafting family law agreements, including marital agreements, child and spousal support, property settlements. Includes forms.

HeinOnline journals
Full-text access to legal journals on HeinOnline:

Child and Family Law Quarterly
Children’s Legal Rights Journal
Family Advocate
Family Law Newsletter
Family Law Quarterly
Journal of Law & Family Studies
Journal of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
Juvenile and Family Court Journal

San Francisco Public Library Resources
Available to San Francisco Public Library cardholders.

Below are some helpful databases:

California Legal Forms | (Gale)
Thousands of printable legal forms specific to California.

Contemporary Womens Issues – CWI
Women’s studies literature from journals, newsletters, and reports.

GenderWatch | (Proquest)
Full text periodicals and other publications on how gender impacts a broad spectrum of subject areas.

LGBT Life | (Ebsco)
Full text and abstracts of articles from Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender periodicals and monographs.

Free Databases

Google Books: Family Law
Free text of books scanned by Google. May contain either the entire text of the book, or sample pages to assist you to determine a book’s content.

World Catalog: Family Law Books
Click a books’ record and enter your zip code to find nearby libraries that hold the book. For specific topics, enter keywords in the basic search field.