Legal glossaries help explain various legal terms and ideas. There are a number of glossaries focused on Washington state law which may be helpful when trying to understand legal concepts, language, and ideas. These resources can be useful when trying to navigate the legal system.
The Young Lawyers' Division Walk-In Legal Clinic will not be open Wednesday, May 27th due to lack of volunteer staffing. The next scheduled date for the Walk-In Clinic is Wednesday, June 3rd from 11:30am-1:30pm. Check the website or call ahead (206-477-1305) to confirm the clinic's status. Due to staffing shortages, this clinic may not be open every Wednesday.
If you are getting married in a foreign country and they are asking you to provide a "Letter of Single Status", the Department of Health can provide one for you.
On Thursday, May 24th, Governor Inslee signed into law the YEAR Act (SB 5564). The law presents a major change to the way the legal system treats former juvenile offenders. It will abolish many of the millions of dollars of court costs, fees, and fines levied against juveniles in Washington.
Every year, more than 10,000 youth who have made childhood mistakes will no longer be held back by debts they have no hope of paying. Youth will...
This website, created by the Municipal Research and Services Center (MRSC), provides links to the codes of many Washington States counties. The codes can be searched individually by county.
The Public Law Library of King County is pleased to announce that Marc Lampson has joined the Public Law Library to serve as the library’s first Public Services Attorney. The newly created position is an innovative response to the ever growing phenomenon of people representing themselves in legal proceedings. Recent statistics from the King County Superior Court show that in 63% of general civil cases at least one party...