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Ensuring Your Will is Valid

Ensuring Your Will is Valid

Question # 1: Do I need a Will? Answer: If you would like to ensure your estate (all money and property in your possession) will be distributed to certain people in a certain way, then yes, you need a Will. […]
Turn Signals: They’re not just a good idea, they’re the law.

Turn Signals: They’re not just a good idea, they’re the law.

Recently, as I perused Twitter, I saw a list of tips for safe driving in foggy weather. The list included things like “use your low beams, not high beams”, “be on the look-out for pedestrians or bicycles”, “drive slower than […]
Just Added: The New York Times!

Just Added: The New York Times!

You asked and we listened. By popular demand, the Law Library has added a subscription to The New York Times to our daily newspapers! Subscribers can now enjoy copies of The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, the Cincinnati Enquirer and […]
NuWav: Legal Forms Made Easy

NuWav: Legal Forms Made Easy

The Clermont County Public Library has added a new resource for legal forms and it is fantastic! For over a year now, CCPL has been the only free source for Gale Legal Forms in the Southwestern Ohio Region (it is […]

Breastfeeding in Public – An Ohio-Kentucky Perspective

In May of this year I welcomed my first child into this world. It was beautiful and glorious and the most amazing moment of my life. Being a new mom is full of firsts: the first time they smile, the […]
Donated Historical Law Books

Donated Historical Law Books

The Hamilton County Law Library recently received a donation of historical Ohio law books, including several volumes of the Ohio Weekly Bulletin, Ohio Nisi Prius Reports and records from the Cincinnati Superior Court, supplementing our collection with materials contemporaneous to […]
Keep Right Except to Pass: A Comparison of Ohio, Indiana and Kentucky Laws

Keep Right Except to Pass: A Comparison of Ohio, Indiana and Kentucky Laws

Is there anything more frustrating than commuting into work in the morning and getting stuck behind someone traveling in the left lane of the highway while driving below the speed limit and the speed of the prevailing flow of traffic? […]
National Library Week – What We’re Reading, featuring Melissa Barney

National Library Week – What We’re Reading, featuring Melissa Barney

Melissa is the crafter among us at the Law Library so it’s no surprise that her current reading list includes The New Hexagon, by Katja Marek. This book teaches the art of English paper piecing, or using paper to stabilize […]
National Library Week – What We’re Reading, featuring Amy Kurlansky

National Library Week – What We’re Reading, featuring Amy Kurlansky

Amy’s reading list reflects the diversity of an attorney who also worked at a public library. Working at a public library affords the best exposure to new material because you’re constantly checking in material from people with vastly different reading […]
National Library Week – What We’re Reading, featuring Lauren Morrison

National Library Week – What We’re Reading, featuring Lauren Morrison

Lauren’s current reading list reflects her dual life as a librarian and mother. For herself, she is reading Sing, Unburied Sing by Jesmyn Ward, with her oldest daughter, she is reading Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J.K. Rowling […]