Community Resources

The resources below offer only general information. Please consult an attorney for specific legal advice. 

Contact the King County Bar Association Lawyer Referral Service to learn about hiring an attorney.

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Domestic Violence

Criminal Cases

Additional Resources

  • Washington Information Network: health, human services and legal resources (206) 461-3200/2-1-1
  • Solid Ground: emergency shelter, food assistance, in-home care, family support (206) 694-6700
  • Northwest Justice Project (206) 464-1519
  • Northwest Immigration Rights Project (206) 587-4009

Neighborhood Legal Clinics Brochure Legal Resources and Assistance Brochure Clinic Resource Box Materials Volunteer Opportunities


  1. Decide on the desired outcome or goal.
  2. Schedule an appointment at a Neighborhood Legal Clinic.
  3. Write a list of specific questions for the attorney.
  4. Bring to the clinic appointment:
    • Agreements or contracts (signed or proposed)
    • Written rules or policies
    • Court orders
    • Court papers served on you or that you filed with the court
    • All letters or emails to and from person or business with whom you have the disagreement
    • Specific paperwork related to the case. For example, employee handbook, parenting plan, child support order, protection order, lease, rental agreement
  5. Organize any paperwork from most recent on the top to oldest at the bottom.
  6. Identify all deadlines.
  7. Tell the legal clinic volunteer about these deadlines.
  8. Remember you only have 30 minutes. Be prepared to tell the history of the legal issue to the legal clinic volunteer.
  9. If your legal issue is vacating your criminal record please bring your Washington Access to Criminal History report.

Neighborhood Legal Clinics are drug, alcohol, weapon, violence, aggressive behavior, and threat free.