The Risk Management Division (RMD) of the Washington State Office of Financial Management is required by RCW Chapter 4.92 to receive and process citizen’s standard tort claims against Washington State. The Self-Insurance Liability Program (SLIP) sets agency premiums and pays approved claims filed against state agencies. RMD objectively determines the state’s liability for claimed injuries. It fairly compensates claimants for damages when liability is supported, and denies claims when liability is unsupported.
This link leads to a PDF document from LegalVoice describing the situations when you should consider consulting a lawyer and how to go about finding one. It includes links to the King County Office of Public Defense, the Washington State Bar Association, a handful of County bar associations and CLEAR, our State’s low-income legal aid service.
This page from the Western District of Washington Federal Court’s website contains links to common forms for initiating a federal lawsuit as well as their Pro Se Guide.
This link leads to the portion of the Northwest Justice Project’s YouTube channel dealing with tax issues for H-2A workers and includes videos in English and Spanish.
This link points to a guide written by the ACLU discussing the various sources for criminal history information in Washington State and how to understand and correct these reports.
This link leads to the portion of the Northwest Justice Project’s YouTube channel dealing with foreclosure prevention and mediation and includes videos in English and Spanish.
This manual is intended to assist an individual wishing to pursue a civil action in his/her own behalf (pro se) in the United States District Court, Western District of Washington. The Manual includes forms, information about obtaining forms from the Court’s website, and some instructions on completing the forms.
The Family Law Orientation (FLO) seminar is designed for people who are not represented by an attorney It provides information on court processes, court rules, and resources that may help you with your case. According to Local Family Law Rule 20(b), all unrepresented parties to cases filed under Revised Code of Washington (RCW) 26.09 — which includes divorce, legal separations, and major parenting plan modifications — must attend this orientation within 30 days of filing or receipt of service. All unrepresented parties to a case must attend the FLO.
This link leads to a PDF document written by the Northwest Justice Project which describes how tenants in Washington State can defend themselves against an eviction.
This portion of the Washington State Court’s web site contains the following forms for the emancipation of a minor