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Self-Help Legal Resources by Nolo: About Nolo Books

The Nolo Books Online tab outlines the steps for accessing Nolo books online using your Connecticut library card. The Nolo Books in Print tab highlights some of the Nolo books that are available in print at the Connecticut State Library. Many of these books are also available at Judicial Branch Law Libraries and public libraries. 

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What are Nolo Books?

Nolo is a publisher of self-help legal materials written in plain language. They provide general legal information with references to state specific resources and laws. Many Nolo books also include sample legal forms. Nolo books can be used as a starting point in your research before using in-depth legal treatises and primary legal resources for your jurisdiction. 

These do-it-yourself guides cover many legal topics, including, but not limited to, the following: 

  • Divorce & Child Custody
  • Criminal Law 
  • Bankruptcy
  • Employment
  • Business Law 
  • Real Estate 
  • Wills & Trusts
  • Housing Law

For additional topics and information from Nolo Publishing, please see free legal articles on or browse Nolo books online with your Connecticut Library card. 

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