Read this to understand debt collection practices and your rights when dealing with debt collectors. Includes form letters you can use to mail to debt collectors requesting that they stop contacting you.
Debt collection, debt management, debt relief, debt settlement… Debt is a four-letter word that’s the subject of some complex laws. Learn how to exercise your rights under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act — and how to recognize debt-related scams and frauds.
CLEAR (Coordinated Legal Education, Advice and Referral) is a toll-free legal hotline for people with low incomes.
In King County call: 2-1-1
Outside of King County, call: 1 (888) 201-1014
Lavender Rights Project (LRP) advances a more just and equitable society by providing low-cost civil legal services and community programming centered in values of social justice for trans and queer low-income people and other marginalized communities.
The Records Project provides direct representation to clients with vacate eligible convictions in King County through volunteer attorneys. A vacated conviction is removed from publicly accessible background search services and gives clients the right to tell potential employers or landlord that they were not convicted of the vacated charge. The Records Project maintains a panel of attorneys who work with low-income people, including specific populations such as people with HIV/AIDS, homeless people, immigrants (regardless of immigration status), and people with limited English.
Information to help vacate criminal records
Benefits Law Center provides accessible legal advocacy to people living with physical and mental disabilities so that they may obtain the resources necessary to overcome barriers to financial and medical stability.
The Mission of Lifetime Advocacy Plus [LA+] is to enhance the lives and protect the rights of people with disabilities, through personal attention; advocacy; guardianship; and trust and financial management.
Established in 1977, Alliance of People with disAbilities is located in King County, Washington, with three independent living centers located in Seattle, Redmond, and Auburn.
The Alliance works hard to make our community more accessible, inclusive, and usable for everyone.
Disability Rights Washington is a private non-profit organization that protects the rights of people with disabilities statewide. Our mission is to advance the dignity, equality, and self-determination of people with disabilities. We work to pursue justice on matters related to human and legal rights.