Washington Law Help
Washington Law Help is a guide to free civil legal services for low-income persons and seniors in Washington State. This site provides legal education materials and tools that give you basic information on a number of legal problems, and in some cases, detailed instructions and forms to help you represent yourself in court. You can also locate information on free legal aid programs in Washington, including basic eligibility and contact information.
Small Claims Court Information
Landlords considering a small claims suit are encouraged to use this resource as a way to educate themselves on the process of small claims court. King County district court provides a great deal of information related to the court processes, how to file a small claims lawsuit, and a glossary of terms, with additional related information.
King County Bar Association
The King County Bar Association provides support to its diverse membership; promotes a just, collegial and accessible legal system and profession; works with the judiciary to achieve excellence in the administration of justice; strives to benefit the community through its own efforts and those of its Foundation; offers opportunities for public service and input into matters of public policy.
Dispute Resolution Centers
Dispute Resolution Centers are operational in almost every part of the state and exist to provide low-cost and effective conflict resolution services to their respective communities through mediation, facilitation, training and community outreach. DRC's offer highly trained, competent mediators and facilitators at very low cost to any person or organization in need.
University of Washington Mediation Clinic
Since 1991, the clinic has provided free and confidential mediation services. They mediate for the general public and staff, students and faculty at the University of Washington. Students serve as neutral third parties to help individuals involved in a dispute negotiate a voluntary settlement of their case or conflict.
Housing Justice Project
Part of the King County Bar Association, the Housing Justice Project provides free legal assistance for King County residents including: legal advice for tenants having problems with their landlords, help answering eviction paperwork, negotiation with landlords for eligible tenants facing eviction, representation of eligible tenants at eviction (show cause) hearings, as well as referral and resource information.
Northwest Justice Project
NJP’s mission is to secure justice in a democratic society by working for equal access to the legal system by empowering low-income persons and communities through education about their legal rights and obligations, and by promoting respect for human dignity through legal advocacy.
Attorney General Information Line
(206) 464 - 6684 | Pierce County: (253) 597 - 3832
Seattle Legal Action Center (CCS)
(206) 324 - 6890