The list below displays all Law Library articles and news and includes information about new web links, classes and research guides.
Use this online database and let us know what you think! Until June 30, 2013, we have permission from EBSCO to allow any visitor to our web site to use the resources at the Legal Information Research Center. The Center provides searchable PDF versions of many of Nolo...
We recently added a new civil discovery textbook to our collection titled LexisNexis Practice Guide: Washington Civil Discovery. It's authored by retired judge Paris Kallas and Seattle attorney Kathleen M. O'Sullivan and shelved at KF KF 8900 .W37 in both of our libraries.
The phone number for our Kent library in the Maleng Regional Justice Center has changed to (206) 477-1316. Please update your records accordingly.
This link leads to the home page for LegalVoice, formerly the Northwest Women's Law Center. As stated in their mission statement, LegalVoice "...works to ensure that all women and girls have these fundamental rights: to equal treatment and to be free from discrimination; to decide when and how to form and maintain their families; to be safe wherever they are; to economic equality and...
The filing and disposition standards developed by the King County Prosecutor's Office provide structure and guidance for the discretionary powers prosecutors have in filing and prosecuting crimes.
We help tenants and landlords with eviction questions every week. Here's a list of the principle resources we direct them to:
The Housing Justice Project -- low-income tenants in King County who are facing an eviction can meet with volunteer attorneys by visiting the HJP offices in the...
The King County Superior Court Clerk's Office has created a handy reference page called "Clerk's Papers" with helpful information about how appeals to the Washington Court of Appeals and Supreme Court work in relation to the King County Superior Court. It covers topics such as Designation of Clerk's Paper, Statement of Arrangement and Report of Proceedings.
Attorney's Information Bureau in Seattle, Washington sells this restoration of firearms kit through its DoItYourselfLegalKits.com web site.
Chapter 4.16 covers laws related to time limits set to file a case or limitation of actions.
Tenants Union (TU) of Washington State provides housing justice through empowerment-based education, outreach, leadership development, organizing, and advocacy.
Nolo is a network that provides consumers and small businesses information for everyday legal and business questions. Nolo is one of the web's largest libraries of consumer-friendly legal information.
Attorneys' Information Bureau (AIB) is a source for timely, accurate, and cost-efficient services in Washington State, including: legal research, document retrieval, "Do it Yourself" legal forms and kits with full instructions, background checks, notary services and many other services.
The Administrative Office of the Courts has released the new proposed plain language Child Support Order.
The Access to Justice Board’s Pro Se Project Forms Review Work Group is converting the mandatory domestic relations pattern forms into plain language. The workgroup’s goal is to create forms that allow...
"The Family Law Facilitator Program at King County Superior Court provides information and referrals to family law litigants who are not represented by attorneys."
Included below are the web links we use when we teach our public sleuthing classes. For more information about our classes, follow the link called Classes on the main menu.
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You can once again call 206-296-0940 to reach the Seattle Library. You will hear a couple of standard rings and then our new computerized welcome message. It takes approximately 15 - 20 seconds from the first standard ring to the end of the welcome message. We appreciate your patience as we transition to the new phone system.
What were you paying for a gallon of gasoline in 1974? What did you pay for a dozen eggs in 1982? Mostly likely you paid $.53 for a gallon of gas and $.84 for a dozen eggs. Did you know that in 1974 the Law Library adopted $.50 per day as the fine for overdue books? As early as 1982 we charged $.15 per photocopy. These library fees have stayed the same since that time while the costs for...
This guide briefly discusses the forms and instructions you will need to use to file for divorce in Washington State. Visit either of the following web sites for definitions of the terms used here:
- Law.com's Legal Dictionary
- The Washington State Court's...