City of Bellevue’s Mediation team is a free, voluntary, and confidential service provided for the Bellevue community that helps you resolve disputes over a broad range of issues.
Child Welfare Information Gateway connects child welfare and related professionals to comprehensive information and resources to help protect children and strengthen families. They feature the latest on topics from prevention to permanency, including child abuse and neglect, foster care, and adoption. Their State Specific Resources link is particularly useful because it provides an easy way to find State legislation on specific child abuse and neglect, child welfare, and adoption topics.
This link leads to the portion of the Northwest Justice Project’s YouTube channel dealing with youth law issues including sealing juvenile records, healthcare for children and what to do if you are stopped by the police or arrested. It includes videos in English and Spanish.
This site discusses how to work with parenting evaluators and guardian ad litems and includes tips for gathering appropriate evidence for interviews and tips for how to communicate effectively.
This link leads to a guide written by the Northwest Justice project describing how to vacate misdemeanor and gross misdemeanor convictions. It is currently available in PDF and Word formats and includes instructions and blank forms.
‘What About the Children?’ is a seminar for parents with children who are affected by separation, divorce, or on-going parental conflicts.
WashingtonLawHelp.org 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 State, including basic eligibility and contact information.
This link leads to a guide written by WashingtonLawHelp.org which provides “practical tools, information and resources to help homeowners dealing with foreclosure issues.”
This link leads a web site sponsored by LexisNexis where you can search the full-text of decisions from the Washington Supreme Court and the Washington State Courts of Appeal. The site includes published and unpublished opinions.
The Washington State Court’s web site includes pattern forms for vacating and sealing misdemeanor and felony conviction records.