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TANF and WorkFirst for College Students

If you get a TANF (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families) grant, you probably have to take part in WorkFirst if you want to go to college and keep getting TANF. #7138EN

Legal Separation: General Info

Learn about the difference between getting a divorce and a legal separation and why people might choose a one over the other. #3253EN

HUD Housing Evictions

Learn about the additional protections you have if you live in certain HUD-subsidized buildings or rental units, and what you can do to avoid an eviction. #6103EN

What if an incarcerated parent has no income or assets to pay child support?

Incarcerated parents -- and people owed child support from incarcerated parents -- may now request a temporary reduction in their child support payments. This fact sheet explains who is eligible and how to make that request. #3830EN

I have been served with papers to change my child support. What should I do?

Read this for help figuring out what to do next if you just received papers proposing to change your child support. #3813EN

Mediation: Should I use it?

Mediation is an informal way to resolve disputes without going to court. The parties attempt to negotiate a mutually agreeable settlement with the help of a neutral mediator. Mediation can be used in many types of disputes. #3226EN

Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF): The Basics

TANF is the welfare program that gives cash grants to needy families. Read this to learn if you are eligible to get TANF and what is required of you if you get TANF. #7123EN

You Have Been Served with Divorce Papers

What you should do if you have been served with divorce paperwork. #3242EN

Abortion Rights in Washington State

If you live in Washington State, read this to understand your legal rights around abortion under our state's laws. #5706EN

Disaster Assistance: Lost Documents

In times like this, important papers, legal and otherwise, can get lost, destroyed, or are just unreachable. Here are some suggestions for how to get replacements, or help with replacements. #9903EN

Foster Youth, Former Foster Youth and Youth for Whom Adoption Support is being Paid: There are Important Changes to Your Healthcare Coverage as of April 1, 2016

The changes apply to you if (1) you are in the foster care system, (2) you were in that system until or after your 18th birthday and you are under age 26, or (3) adoption support is being paid for you.

Public assistance for immigrants who are not lawfully present

This explains what benefits you may be eligible for if you are an immigrant who is not considered to be lawfully present in the U.S. #7934EN

Washington’s Non-Parent Visitation Rights

Learn how and when certain non-parent relatives can file for non-parent visitation with a child. #3152EN

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

Your Rights: Buying a Manufactured Home

Buying a manufactured home can be complicated. You may not understand all the terms. Don't rely on verbal statements that are not in writing! Read this to better understand your rights and some important terms.

Getting Ready for a Settlement Conference

Read this to learn why you should go to your settlement conference, what will happen there, and what happens if you do not settle. #3911EN

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