This guide is intended to help a person with a legal problem find legal rules that can resolve or prevent conflict. Published by the American Association of Law Libraries LISP-SIS, this guide gives step by step instructions on how to tackle a legal problem. Written for non-lawyers, it includes how to start your research, where to go for resources and assistance, as well as what types of resources are available.
This link leads to the Odessy Portal, where you can search for court cases from Asotin, Columbia, Franklin, Garfield, Lewis, Snohomish, Thurston, Whitman and Yakima Superior Courts.
To be appointed a guardian of a person and/or an estate, or to continue serving as a guardian of a person and/or an estate, you are required to learn about the responsibilities of a guardian and inform the court you understand those responsibilities. This website trains you for appointment as a guardian.
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.
Instructions and forms from Spokane County Superior Court related to restoring rights to possess a firearm or firearms (weapon, gun).
The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing free legal assistance to journalists. It was created in 1970 when the nation’s news media faced a wave of government subpoenas asking reporters to name confidential sources.
This website includes information about adult and juvenile criminal records, a glossary of legal terms associated with criminal records and a useful resource link list.
This link points to a guide written by the ACLU that discusses the rights and responsibilities of people with a criminal record who are looking for a job.
This link directs you to the Washington State Department of Licensing’s section on learning how to reinstate your driver’s license by gathering your information and personalizing step-by-step instructions for getting your license back.
This link directs you to the Washington State Department of Licensing’s webpage that discusses “How to prepare for a hearing”; what to expect, your legal rights, and how to file an appeal as well as other FAQs.