This online interview was developed by the Northwest Justice Project for use by low-income persons representing themselves, but is available free of charge to all persons. The interview is easy to use and when completed assembles completed court forms and instructions for filing a domestic violence protection order in Washington State.
The Address Confidentiality Program (ACP) assists crime victims (specifically victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, trafficking and stalking, and certain criminal justice employees who have been targets of felony harassment on the job or due to the job) who have relocated to avoid further abuse.
The ACP helps participants keep their new location secret by providing a substitute address they can use instead. ACP participants are also eligible to register to vote and apply for marriage licenses without creating public records.
Washington LawHelp provides legal education materials and tools that give basic information on a number of legal problems, and in some cases, detailed instructions and forms to help people represent themselves in court. This site also provides information on free legal aid programs in Washington, including basic eligibility and contact information.
Here you will find forms that are used statewide in Washington Courts. This is not a complete list of all forms. Your Court may have forms you must file in a case. Please check with your local Court to confirm. Additionally, you may want to check the Local Court Rules for forms and for more information.
Look up the full text of WA state regulations. Like legislation and the Constitution, regulations are a source of primary law in Washington State. The WAC codifies the regulations and arranges them by subject or agency.
This government site contains the full text of all Washington State laws enacted by the Legislature.
This webinar recording provides an overview of subpoenas, including subpoenas for records vs. subpoenas for testimony, and offers some guidelines for how advocates and program managers can responsd in either situation.
This webinar recording provides an overview of WASPC’s SAVIN PO program, which notifies domestic violence protection order petitioners when the order has been served. Advocates will learn how the program works and how a petitioner can sign up for notification.
Model policy and procedure for domestic violence agencies on prohibiting harassment of individuals based on, at a minimum, the person’s race, sexual orientation, gender identity (or expression), religion, and national origin in accordance with the federal Family Violence Prevention and Services Act (FVPSA) LGBTQ Accessibility Policy.
Tools and tips for domestic violence agencies on how to locate, reach out to, and engage with landlords in their communities.