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Municipal Research & Services Center of Washington Link outside of the City of Seattle web
The Municipal Research & Services Center provides programs and services to Washington’s 279 cites and 39 counties. MRSC's resources include a professional staff who consider themselves local government experts, a comprehensive local government reference library, publications, and an information packed site on the World Wide Web.

Seattle Municipal Code Link outside of the City of Seattle web
The Seattle Municipal Code is a classified compilation of the general and permanent ordinances of the City of Seattle.

City Attorney's Website
The attorneys in the Seattle City Attorney's Office prosecute misdemeanors in Seattle Municipal Court.

Self-Help

Representing Yourself -- Some things you should know
A basic introctuction for a person who is going to court without an attorney. This document contans links to other self-help sites related to this subject.

Washington Law HelpLink outside of the City of Seattle web
Self-help information with documents translated into Spanish, Chinese, Lao, Russian, Somali

The Self-Help Practitioners' Resource CenterLink outside of the City of Seattle web
An award winning (free) membership site for pro se pracitioners and serves as an online national clearinghouse of information relating to self-representation.

Domestic Violence / Description of Court OrdersLink outside of the City of Seattle web

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National Links

Bureau of Justice Statistics Link outside of the City of Seattle web
BJS collects, analyzes, publishes, and disseminates information on crime, criminal offenders, victims of crime, and the operation of justice systems at all levels of government. These data are critical to Federal, State, and local policymakers in combating crime and ensuring that justice is both efficient and evenhanded.

National Center for State Courts Link outside of the City of Seattle web
The National Center for State Courts (NCSC) is a nonprofit organization that promotes justice through leadership and service to the state courts. Through numerous programs and divisions, the NCSC is committed to improving the administration of justice in the United States and abroad. This mission is accomplished through research, education, consulting and information services.

US Department of Justice Link outside of the City of Seattle web
Developing the nation's capacity to prevent and control crime

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Superior Court Clerk's Office Link outside of the City of Seattle web
Provides access to and information about Superior Court cases and records. Accepts payment for Superior court fees and fines.

King County Bar Association Link outside of the City of Seattle web
Lawyer Referral Service

King County District Court Link outside of the City of Seattle web
The Seattle division is responsible for processing small claims, name changes, and anti-harassment orders.

King County Superior Court Link outside of the City of Seattle web
Processes felony criminal cases, divorces, family court maters, adoptions, and domestic violence protection orders.

Office of the King County Prosecuting Attorney Link outside of the City of Seattle web
This site is designed to answer your questions about the role and responsibilities of the King County Prosecuting Attorney's Office, the largest prosecution agency in the Pacific Northwest, as well as provide information about fraud prevention, the rights of crime victims, and how to contact local agencies that assist crime victims.

Office of Public Defense Link outside of the City of Seattle web
The King County Office of Public Defense (OPD) provides constitutionally mandated legal representation to individuals who meet specific criteria. OPD screens individuals for financial eligibility; assigns cases to an agency or attorney; maintains an assigned counsel system of private attorneys; and administers contracts and monitors caseloads for four public defense agencies.

King County Coalition against Domestic Violence Link outside of the City of Seattle web
King County Coalition Against Domestic Violence (KCCADV) represents the diverse interests of victims and survivors of domestic violence

The King County Law Library Link outside of the City of Seattle web
The King County Law Library serves the legal and law related information needs of the county and cooperates with the community to enhance knowledge of the law and to facilitate access to the justice system.

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Access Washington Link outside of the City of Seattle web
State Government Information and Services.

Office of Public Defense Link outside of the City of Seattle web
The Washington State Office of Public Defense, a judicial branch agency, was created by the Legislature in 1996 in order to implement the constitutional guarantee of counsel and to ensure the effective and efficient delivery of indigent appellate services funded by the State of Washington.

Online Vehicle Registration Renewal For Washington State Link outside of the City of Seattle web
The Washington State Department of Licensing sponsors this page that allows citizens to renew their vehicle registration online.

Revised Code of Washington (RCW) Link outside of the City of Seattle web
Sponsored by the Washington State Legislature are the laws of the State of Washington. Specifically you can obtain the Title 46 Traffic Code Link outside of the City of Seattle webfrom this site.

Washington State Bar Association Link outside of the City of Seattle web
The mission of the Washington State Bar Association is to promote justice and to serve its members and the public.

Washington State Courts Link outside of the City of Seattle web
Sponsored by the Office of the Administrator for the Courts. This site provides great information about the Washington State Court System. You may also obtain detailed information including a Citizens Guide to Washington State Courts Link outside of the City of Seattle web, a Jurors Guide Link outside of the City of Seattle web, and information on Small Claims Court Link outside of the City of Seattle web.

Washington State Rules for Courts of Limited Jurisdiction Link outside of the City of Seattle web
Administrative, Appeal, Civil, Criminal, and Infraction rules for Courts of Limited Jurisdiction.

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Jury Duty

Responding to Your Summons
Frequently Asked Questions
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