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 Law Help: 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

 

  • ACLU of Washington
     

  • “Age and Disability Discrimination" – Chapter 10 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.
     

  • Civil Rights/LGBTQ+ legal information and do-it-yourself forms for Washington state.

 

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.

 

  • Money & Debt legal information and do-it-yourself forms for Washington state.

 

Family Law Help

Also see General Legal Information and Referral Services

 

 

  • Family & Safety legal information and do-it-yourself forms for Washington state.

  • “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.
     

  • Family & Safety legal information and do-it-yourself forms for Washington state.

 

 

  • 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.

 

  • Benefits Law Center: Helps low-income people with disabilities get and keep Social Security benefits, with a focus on those who are a facing the risks and reality of homelessness.