Legal Voice secures legal protections for women and families, but we know those rights have little impact if individuals do not know how to use them to advocate for themselves and their families. To help you better understand your rights and the legal system, we offer a variety of tools and resources, including free know-your-rights materials about several legal issues.

Some of our publications are available in Spanish, Chinese, and/or Russian. At this time, our publications are limited to Washington State law only.

 
Resources

General Legal Information and Referral Services

 

  • CLEAR Hotline: For low-income people outside King County. (King County residents, call 2-1-1)
    By phone: 1-888-201-1014 (M-F 9:15 am to 12:15 pm)
     

  • CLEAR*Sr: For all Washington State residents age 60+. No income or county restrictions.

  • By phone: 1-888-387-7111
     

  • Washington LawHelp: Legal information and do-it-yourself instructions and forms on a wide range of legal issues.
     

  • Washington Information Network 2-1-1: For health and human service information and referrals and other assistance to meet your needs, including legal services.
    By phone: 2-1-1; toll-free 1-877-211-9274
     

  • "Legal Help” – Chapter 14 of Handbook for Washington Seniors: Legal Rights and Resources, by Legal Voice: Lists legal services in Washington State as well as information on representing yourself. Information is relevant to people of all ages.

 

Lower-Cost Legal Help

 

 

Lawyers and Legal Clinics

 

Civil Rights and Discrimination Help

Also see General Legal Information and Referral Services

 

 

Consumer Help

Also see General Legal Information and Referral Services

 

  • “Consumer Guide” – Chapter 6 of Handbook for Washington Seniors: Legal Rights and Resources, by Legal Voice: Lists legal services in Washington State as well as information on representing yourself. Information is relevant to people of all ages.

 

 

Family Law Help

Also see General Legal Information and Referral Services

 

 

  • “Family Relationships” – Chapter 8 of Handbook for Washington Seniors: Legal Rights and Resources, by Legal Voice: Lists legal services in Washington State as well as information on representing yourself. Information is relevant to people of all ages.

 

 

Gender-Based Violence Help

Also see General Legal Information and Referral Services

 

  • API Chaya: Advocacy and support services for API survivors of abuse.

 

 

  • “Elder Abuse” – Chapter 11 of Handbook for Washington Seniors: Legal Rights and Resources, by Legal Voice: Lists legal services in Washington State as well as information on representing yourself. Information is relevant to people of all ages.
     

 

 

  • NW Network: Offers support services to LGBTQ survivors of abuse.

 

 

 

 

Housing Help

Also see General Legal Information and Referral Services

 

 

Immigration Help

Also see General Legal Information and Referral Services

 

 

 

Public Benefits Help

Also see General Legal Information and Referral Services

 

  • “Financial Benefit Programs” – Chapter 3 of Handbook for Washington Seniors: Legal Rights and Resources, by Legal Voice: Lists legal services in Washington State as well as information on representing yourself. Information is relevant to people of all ages.

 

  • Seattle Community Law Center: Helps people with disabilities obtain and maintain the Social Security benefits they are entitled to, with a focus on those who are a facing the risks and reality of homelessness.

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