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  • Do You Owe Money to the Court (LFOs) because of a Criminal Conviction?

    If you are very low income and you owe Legal Financial Obligations (LFOs) because you were convicted of a crime in Chelan, Douglas, Adams, Grant or Okanogan counties, we may be able to help, especially if you have a disability and are unable to work; and/or your only source of income is Social Security (SSI or SSDI). Read More

    By:
    Northwest Justice Project | Wenatchee Office
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  • How to Ask a Washington State Court to Reduce or Forgive Your Legal Financial Obligations

    The legal process and forms described in this packet will not work for everybody. The legal forms in this packet will only work if either 1.) you have a misdemeanor, gross misdemeanor, or felony criminal conviction in a Washington state district, municipal, or superior court OR 2.) your driver’s license is suspended for failure to pay fines on a misdemeanor or gross misdemeanor offense. Read More

    By:
    Northwest Justice Project
  • Legal Financial Obligations (LFOs): Understanding How LFOs Work

    The purpose of this guide is to help educate people about Legal Financial Obligations (LFOs) and how they work. LFOs include fees, fines, and restitution orders that are assessed by judges at the time of criminal conviction. Read More

    By:
    Seattle University School of Law Access to Justice Institute
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