Virginia State Bar

An agency of the Supreme Court of Virginia

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General Practice

A Section of the Virginia State Bar.

Resource Links

GOVERNMENT RESOURCES:

www.courts.state.va.us
Virginia's Judicial System home page, including Virginia Supreme Court cases, Court of Appeals' cases and court forms.

www.ftc.gov
Federal Trade Commission site provides information on a wide variety of matters of interest to consumers, including the National Do Not Call Registry and free annual credit reports.

www.vda.virginia.gov/
Virginia Department for the Aging home page, including information on Center for Elder Rights and Virginia Long Term Care Ombudsman.

www.cdc.gov
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention site under Emergency Preparedness and Response page has primer for doctors on explosions and blast injuries and brain injuries in mass trauma events, plus information for consumers on how to deal with mass trauma and injuries.

www.cbo.gov
The Web site for the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office; concentrates on national budget and spending analyses, but also offers useful information on social security, the Medicare drug program, and estate taxes.

www.irs.gov
Internal Revenue Service home page, with ability to download and print IRS forms and instructions.

virginiageneralassembly.gov/
Virginia General Assembly home page, including Legislative Information System and the Code of Virginia

www.virginia.gov
Commonwealth of Virginia home page, with links to state agencies.

www.supremecourtus.gov
United States Supreme Court home page, including recent opinions.

www.tax.state.va.us
Virginia Department of Taxation home page, with ability to download and print selected tax forms and instructions.

HEALTH-RELATED RESOURCES:

www.ahaf.org/alzdis/about/adabout.htm
The American Health Assistance Foundation (AHAF) is a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit charitable organization that has dedicated over 30 years to funding research on age-related and degenerative diseases (including Alzheimers disease, macular degeneration, glaucoma, stroke, and heart disease), educating the public about these diseases, and providing emergency financial assistance to Alzheimer's disease patients and their caregivers.

www.medterms.com
Editorial staff of United States Board-certified physicians updates the MedTerms.com Medical Dictionary which contains complete descriptions of hundreds of diseases, medical conditions, medical tests and medical procedures.

www.seniornavigator.com
One-stop Internet guide for health and aging information, including health services, legal and financial resources, housing and health facilities, and community services.

HOUSING RESOURCES:

www.reversemortgage.org
National Reverse Mortgage Lenders Association Web site provides information regarding what a reverse mortgage is, how to calculate eligibility for a reverse mortgage, and how to locate a reverse mortgage lender in Virginia.

LEGAL RESOURCES:

www.abanet.org/rppt/home.html
American Bar Association section of Real Property Probate and Trust Law home page with free public information and general research and Web links

www.alllaw.com
Alllaw home, with many useful links for legal research.

www.alta.org
American Land Title Association site provides current cases, legislative proposals and other developments regarding the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA) and title insurance.

www.findlaw.com/casescode/supreme
FindLaw provides access to United States Code, Code of Federal Regulations, Federal Register, United States Supreme Court cases from 1937 to present, and many useful links.

www.landtrustva.org
Land Trust of Virginia Web site provides information about conservation easements, including a specimen conservation easement form.

http://library.law.emory.edu/electronic-resources/free-legal-web-resources/
Emory University Law School Federal Court Finder, including Supreme Court, Courts of Appeals, United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces, and United States Court of Federal Claims.

www.lexisone.com/legalresearch
This site provides a free legal Web site directory, with access to practice areas, judicial decisions, legislative resource center (including access to United States House of Representatives and Senate Web sites with search capability regarding legislation), state codes, and much more.

www.llrx.com
Law Library Resources Exchange provides the latest on legal
research on the Internet and contains a summary of useful Web sites for lawyers.

www.martindale.com
Martindale-Hubbell home page, with M-H ratings of lawyers.

PUBLICATIONS:
www.bartelby.com
Bartelby home page provides access to dictionary, encyclopedia, thesaurus, quotations and gazetteer.

www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/pubs/older.html
Consumer Products Safety Commission older consumers safety publications.

www.iht.com
International Herald Tribune newspaper, with international news and business coverage.

www.oll.libertyfund.org
Online Library of Liberty from Liberty Fund provides free public access to the writings of many noted authors, including Edmund Burke,  Cicero, Alexander Hamilton, Homer, John Jay, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, John Marshall, John Stuart Mill, Plato, Plutarch, St. George Tucker, Voltaire and others. Contains hundreds of books and essays.

www.timesdispatch.com
Richmond Times-Dispatch newspaper

www.roanoke.com
Roanoke Times newspaper

www.timesonline.co.uk
The Times of London newspaper

www.virginialaw.com
Virginia Lawyers Weekly home page, with current news of interest to Virginia lawyers, and many useful links.

www.pilotonline.com
Norfolk Virginian Pilot newspaper

www.wsj.com
Wall Street Journal home page with some free news and features.

www.washingtonpost.com
Washington Post newspaper.