Legal Voice has updated the Handbook for Washington Seniors: Legal Rights and Resources for 2016 into 2017. The Handbook is a quick-reference guide covering legal rights, health care, housing, etc. The Handbook answers common questions about the issues seniors are likely to face. The Handbook may also be helpful to the family and caregivers of seniors.
You can find a digital copy of this resource available for free at www.legalvoice.org/handbook. You can also order a copy for $20 from Legal Voice.
You may also view a copy of this resource in the library, available at RES KF 390.A4 H36 (ask for it at the front information desk).
Sponsored by the Washington State Department of Corrections, Inmate Search makes the name, DOC number and location of incarcerated offenders available to the general public. While the information is believed to be accurate, DOC makes no warranties, express or implied. This information is updated nightly.
Northwest Justice Project (NJP) is a not-for-profit statewide law firm that provides free civil legal assistance and representation to low-income people and communities throughout Washington State. Its mission is to secure justice through high quality legal advocacy that promotes the long-term well-being of low-income individuals, families, and communities.
The SCRA website provides the ability to verify whether an individual is currently serving on active duty in the Uniformed Services (Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force, NOAA, Public Health, and Coast Guard). This web site helps Service members verify they are serving on active duty and are therefore eligible for the protections of the SCRA.
The Appellate Case Processing Guide is designed to assist litigants through the appellate process. Under the direction of the Court’s Community Outreach Committee, the Public Information Task Team was responsible for developing the Guide in 2001. The Model is based upon the appellate flow chart adopted by the Court and included herein. Each section of this manual corresponds with a step in the aforementioned flow chart. Sections consist of 3 components: background, timeline, and required forms or paperwork. At the conclusion of each section is a sample template.
Washington’s Reporter of Decisions has just announced that a new website makes Washington Supreme Court and Court of Appeals opinions available for free. The Washington State Judicial Opinions Website contains the text of the published appellate opinions dating back to territorial days. Click here for the site. For more background information about the site, click here.