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  • Auto Repair

    Information about your rights in dealing with an auto repair company and what to do if you have a dispute. Read More

    By:
    Washington State Attorney General
  • How Can I be a Smart Car Owner?

    0320EN - Tips on how to protect yourself from unnecessary expenses and legal problems from owning a car. Read More

    By:
    Northwest Justice Project
  • How to Write a Demand Letter

    Someone owes you money. You bought something that does not work. A service provider did not perform the promised work. If you disagree with an individual or a company, and informal efforts to resolve your dispute fail, you should write a demand letter. #0316EN Read More

    By:
    Northwest Justice Project
  • Motor Vehicle Lemon Law

    The Washington State Motor Vehicle "Lemon Law" is designed to help new vehicle owners who have substantial continuing problems with warranty repairs. The law allows the owner to request an arbitration hearing through the Attorney General’s Office. Read More

    By:
    Washington State Attorney General
  • Occupational/Restricted Driver License

    Questions and answers about getting and keeping an occupational or restricted driver license. Read More

    By:
    Department of Licensing
  • Problems Getting Title to My Vehicle

    0324EN - This publication explains what to do if you are having problems with getting title to your vehicle. Example: You bought a car from someone who does not have a copy of the car’s title. It covers the Department of Licensing (DOL)’s procedures for getting title in your name. These are usually cheaper and easier to use than filing in court and how you can file in district court asking the judge to award you legal ownership of a vehicle. Read More

    By:
    Northwest Justice Project
  • Ready to buy a car?

    Watch these 4 short 1 minute videos before heading to the dealer to learn what you need to know about car payments, financing and add-ons. Read More

    By:
    Federal Trade Commission
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    Spanish / Español
  • Reporting the Sale or Transfer of Your Car

    0315EN - This publication answers questions about what you can do to protect yourself from being held responsible for the actions of another person after you have sold or transferred your car. Read More

    By:
    Northwest Justice Project
  • They Towed My Vehicle

    General information about your rights and responsibilities when your vehicle has been towed. Publication 0312EN. Read More

    By:
    Northwest Justice Project
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    Spanish / Español
    Russian / Pусский
  • Tips for Buying a Used Car

    0322EN - This publication provides tips on how to make sure the car you are buying is in good condition, how to buy a car you can afford, whether you should purchase warranties or other add-ons and how to find out about the car’s history. Read More

    By:
    Northwest Justice Project
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • Used Car Purchases: What to do When Your Car Does Not Work Properly

    0314EN - What can you do if your used car breaks down or needs costly repairs soon after purchase from a car dealer? This publication summarizes some state and federal laws that may help. Read More

    By:
    Northwest Justice Project
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • Video - Auto Repossession Basics

    View this short video which describes the rules the creditor must follow when repossessing a car. It tells you your rights and options if your car is repossessed. Read More

    By:
    Northwest Justice Project
  • Video - Paying Your Car Loan

    This video warns car owners about avoiding businesses that for a fee, promise to lower their monthly car payment, or even help stop the repossession process. Read More

    By:
    Federal Trade Commission
  • Washington’s Auto Repair Act: My Rights

    Washington’s Auto Repair Act (“ARA”) - RCW 46.71 – is a broad set of standards that auto repair facilities must follow when conducting business. This publication is a brief summary of the law. Read More

    By:
    Northwest Justice Project
  • What Happens if There is an Accident and I am Uninsured?

    Get answers to questions about Washington's mandatory insurance law and explains the laws that apply if you have an accident while driving without insurance. Publication #0313EN Read More

    By:
    Northwest Justice Project
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
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