What's New
05/25/2016 -- Article

Both branches of The Public Law Library will be closed on Monday, May 30 in celebration of Memorial Day.

05/17/2016 -- Web Link

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Washington has updated their information on the restoration of voting rights for those that have been convicted of felonies as an adult. The page includes answers to many important questions such as:

  • How do convictions affect my right to...
04/21/2016 -- Article

The Rita R. Dermody Legal Help Center is now open for its full schedule.  Named in honor of retired Director Rita R. Dermody, the Legal Help Center (LHC) will operate on the following days:

In the King County Courthouse in downtown Seattle:

Monday, Tuesday and Friday mornings

In the MRJC in downtown Kent:...

04/13/2016 -- Article

The WSBA Access to Justice Board in parthernship the the Administrative Office of the Courts worked together to create forms for family law cases that use simpler language that is easier to understand for nonlawyers. The hope is that these new forms create less confusion and remove some of the anxiety of filling out the forms for self-represented people.The new forms will be availbe to use as of May 1, 2016 and required...

04/06/2016 -- Article

The Washington State Supreme Court is seeking comments on the following proposed rule changes:

 

Proposed changes to APR 28 C, D, F and Regulations 2 and 3 were ordered published for comments by the March 7, 2016 En Banc per Order Number 25700-A-1138 with a comment expiration date of May 13, 2016.

Proposed changes to GR 28, and new Rule GR 36 were ordered published...

03/29/2016 -- Web Link

This link leads to a guide written by the Northwest Justice Project on the WashingtonLawHelp website.  The guide describes what can and cannot be done to remove the record of any eviction from your court record.  It answers several key questions including:

• How do I determine whether...

03/22/2016 -- Article

The Seattle/King County/Snohomish County YWCA, through its campaign "Eliminating Racism, Empowering Women", sponsors a domestic violence legal advocacy program which provides assistance with issues like obtaining a protection order, completing a parenting plan, starting a divorce process, etc.  The assistance is free of charge.  For more information contact Maria at (206) 683-8277.

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