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Getting your stuff back

You should read this if someone else has property that is yours and you want to get it back. This may have happened because someone took something of yours without your permission or because you let someone borrow something, but they refused to return it. #6312EN

How do I sue in Small Claims Court?

In Small Claims Court, you can sue for up to $10,000. This is meant to be a quick, cheap way to resolve a dispute you could not otherwise settle. It is not complicated. Lawyers generally cannot take part. There are no juries, motions or objections. There is only a small charge for filing a lawsuit. You can get a trial date much sooner than in other courts. Most trials last about 20 minutes. #9940EN

If Someone Sues You in Small Claims Court

Tips for trying to resolve your dispute and what to do if you need to appear in court. #9941EN

I got into an accident and am uninsured

Learn about Washington's mandatory insurance law and the laws that apply if you have an accident while driving without insurance. #0313EN

My license might be suspended. What can I do?

If you think your driver's license might be suspended, learn how to find that our and also how to reinstate a suspended license. #9353EN

Reporting the Sale or Purchase of a Car

What you can do to protect yourself from being held responsible for the actions of another person after you have sold, transferred or purchased a car. #0315EN

They towed my car

Your rights and responsibilities when your car, truck, motorcycle, RV, moped or other vehicle has been towed. 0312EN.

Vehicle repossession

Your rights and the rules the creditor must follow when repossessing a car. #0310EN

I just bought a used car. It does not work properly.

What can you do if your used car breaks down or needs costly repairs soon after purchase from a car dealer? Some state and federal laws may help. #0314EN

Problems getting title to my vehicle

What to do if you are having problems with getting title to your vehicle if, for instance, you bought a car from someone who does not have a copy of the car’s title. #0324EN

Auto Repairs

Learn about the legal standards auto repair places must follow. #0323EN

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