Month: February 2017

Seattle Risk Management Division

The Seattle Risk Management Division provides the citizens of Seattle with the following services:investigates and adjusts claims filed by citizens who allege they have been damaged by the negligent act of the City or its employees; advises City departments on ways to reduce or avoid losses; reviews City department contract work scopes to specify appropriate insurance and indemnification language; administers all of the City’s liability, property insurance policies and its self-insurance program.

Seattle Hearing Examiner

The Office of Hearing Examiner is a separate and independent office of the City created by the Seattle Municipal Code.  The Office is charged with conducting fair and impartial administrative hearings, when authorized by the Code, to review the actions of various City departments. The Hearing Examiner’s decision in a case is usually the City’s final decision.

Sealing Juvenile Court Records

This link leads to a PDF document that discusses the procedures for sealing criminal juvenile court records.  It was written by staff at the Juvenile Court Department of King County Superior Court and also includes sample forms.

Rental Housing in Washington How-To-Videos

This link leads to the portion of the Northwest Justice Project’s YouTube channel dealing with rental housing in Washington State.  It includes videos discussing evictions, tenant screening, repairs and security deposits.  It also includes videos in English and Spanish.