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Law LibrarianFranklin County Court Law Library
Franklin County Courthouse
355 West Main Street
Malone, New York 12953


Phone: 518-353-7330


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

Summer Hours:
(June - August)
Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Closed State & Federal holidays




General Info


About the Library:
The Franklin County Court Law Library is a public access law library located on the fourth floor of the Franklin County Courthouse. The Law Library is handicapped accessible. The library is staffed three days per month. Please contact the St. Lawrence Supreme Court Law Library staff at 315-379-2279 for more information.

Library Collection:
The collection contains New York and Federal case law and statutes as well as secondary sources covering a wide variety of topics. The library also has legal dictionaries, legal encyclopedias and legal research guides.

Two public access computers are available for public use. Online legal resources available are: LEXIS, a limited version of Westlaw, Loislaw, the UCS Internet home page including links to Do-It-Yourself (DIY) forms, and limited access to the Internet. Please see reference guides next to the computers for access information. Patrons are encouraged to e-mail their research results to their own private e-mail account or they may print documents at $.25 per page.

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.

Circulation Policy:
Books and other materials from the law library do not circulate.

There is a photocopy machine available down the hall in the Office of the Surrogate’s Court at $.25 per page.