Municipal Research & Services Center of Washington
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
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.
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 Help
Self-help information with documents translated into Spanish, Chinese, Lao, Russian, Somali
The Self-Help Practitioners' Resource Center
An award winning (free) membership site for pro se pracitioners and serves as an online national clearinghouse of information relating to self-representation.
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Description of Court Orders
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Bureau of Justice Statistics
National Center for State Courts
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.
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
Developing the nation's capacity to prevent and control crime
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Superior Court Clerk's Office
Provides access to and information about Superior Court cases and records. Accepts payment for Superior court fees and fines.
King County Bar Association
Lawyer Referral Service
King County District Court
The Seattle division is responsible for processing small claims, name changes, and anti-harassment orders.
King County Superior Court
Processes felony criminal cases, divorces, family court maters, adoptions, and domestic violence protection orders.
Office of the King County Prosecuting Attorney
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
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
King County Coalition Against Domestic Violence (KCCADV) represents the diverse interests of victims and survivors of domestic violence
The King County Law Library
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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State Government Information and Services.
Office of Public Defense
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
The Washington State Department of Licensing sponsors this page that allows citizens to renew their vehicle registration online.
Revised Code of Washington (RCW)
Sponsored by the Washington State Legislature are the laws of the State of Washington. Specifically you can obtain the Title 46 Traffic Code from this site.
Washington State Bar Association
The mission of the Washington State Bar Association is to promote justice and to serve its members and the public.
Washington State Courts
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 , a Jurors Guide , and information on Small Claims Court .
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Administrative, Appeal, Civil, Criminal, and Infraction rules for Courts of Limited Jurisdiction.