Representing yourself in court is a complicated process and can be overwhelming. In this workshop you will learn the basics of the civil litigation process with a focus on court rules, court procedures, forms, scheduling, and deadlines. Attendees will receive blank copies of some of the most commonly used civil litigation forms and will be granted access to a password protected website with additional information and resources. (Note: This class does not cover criminal litigation.)
The workshop will be 90 minutes and will run from 7-8:30pm.
When: Thursday, March 15, 2018 (7:00PM – 8:30PM)
Where: Kent Branch of the King County Library System
212 2nd Avenue North
Kent, WA 98032
Phone: (253) 859-3330
**Registration is Required.** Register online at the KCLS website.
Suitable for: Adults
Beginning Wednesday, February 14th, the Kent library branch, located inside the Maleng Regional Justice Center, will close every day from 2pm – 3pm for lunch.
Starting March 1st, the Kent library branch will observe new hours of operations:
Monday – Friday: 8:30am – 4:30pm; closed from 2pm – 3pm for lunch.
Please note that these changes will affect the Kent library branch only; there will not be any changes to the hours of operation for the Seattle branch.
Should you have any questions about these upcoming changes, please do not hesitate to contact us.
Join Deborah Espinosa, documentary photographer and attorney, as she celebrates the conclusion of her collection, Living with Conviction: Sentenced to Debt for Life in Washington State at the Kent branch of the King County Library System on Friday, December 15th from 4pm – 6pm.
Living with Conviction: Sentenced to Debt for Life in Washington State will feature individuals sharing their personal stories of struggling to survive and thrive under court-imposed fines, fees, costs, and victim restitution, aka “Legal Financial Obligations” or “LFOs,” which accrue interest at a rate of 12%. Living with Conviction is the creation of documentary photographer and attorney, Deborah Espinosa. She believes that the purpose of law is to serve our communities and to level the playing field, and thereby create a more just society. The only way to know if a law is serving us is to listen to those most impacted. This project does just that.
Deborah’s photographs will be on display in the Kent library from December 2nd to December 14th.
The Kent library is located at 212 2nd Avenue North, Kent, WA 98032. Questions about this program and Deborah Espinosa’s collection should be directed to Carla McLean, Librarian for Adult Services