History

The San Joaquin County Law Library is one of many California County Public Law Libraries. California County Law Libraries are public libraries providing free access to legal resources. The libraries were created by an act of California state legislator in 1891. In 2006, the San Joaquin County Law Library relocated from the main courthouse in Downtown Stockton to the Kress Legal Center at 20 North Sutter Street in Stockton, CA.

A portion of the civil court filing fees in the library’s home county funds California County Public Law Libraries. Law libraries do not receive tax dollars. Please support your local County Public Law Library through donations.