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I have felony criminal records. Can I vacate my non-violent Class B or C felony conviction or record?

Use this packet to vacate records of certain non-violent felony convictions in Washington State. State Patrol will remove a “vacated” conviction from your public criminal history record. This gives you some protection in some background checks. #9910EN

Get misdemeanor convictions off your criminal record

Read about Washington state's new law called the New Hope Act. It took effect July 28, 2019. This law makes it easier to vacate criminal convictions. You can now vacate more types of misdemeanor convictions. #8705EN

My landlord just gave me a 14-Day Notice to Pay Rent or Vacate

If you rent the place where you live and you got a 14-Day Notice to Pay Rent or Vacate from your landlord, learn what that is and what you should do about it. #6353EN

How to clear (vacate) your drug possession conviction after State v. Blake

State v. Blake is a 2021 Washington State Supreme Court decision that says the state’s drug possession law is unconstitutional. If you were convicted of drug possession on or before February 25, 2021, you can get those convictions cleared (“vacated”) and removed from your criminal record. You may also get a refund of the legal financial obligations (LFOs) you paid on your drug possession case/s. The law the court found unconstitutional is “Unlawful Possession of a Controlled Substance” or “VUCSA – possession” (RCW 69.50.4013 and earlier versions of that law). Packets #8720EN and #8721EN

Free lawyers for renters in Washington State

Renters who have a low income in Washington State may be appointed a free lawyer before a court can proceed with an eviction lawsuit. Read this to find out who is eligible, and how to find a free lawyer. #6347EN

I am a Tenant Living in a Foreclosed Property. What are My Rights?

If the place you are renting to live in has been foreclosed on, read this to learn your rights. #6122EN

My landlord just gave me a 60-Day Notice

Why did your landlord give you this notice? Is it legal? What should you do now? Read this to learn more. #6357EN

My landlord just gave me a 30-Day Notice

Why did your landlord give you this notice? Is it legal? What should you do now? Read this to learn more. #6358EN

Unauthorized occupants: Can I get in trouble for letting someone live in my rental?

If you rent the place where you live in Washington state, read this to learn about how to add someone to your lease and how to avoid problems with your landlord. #6380EN

My landlord threatened to evict me

If you rent the place where you live and your landlord just threatened to evict you, read this to learn what to do. #6349EN

Landlords must give a “good” reason to end certain tenancies

Learn more about how landlords can now evict or refuse to renew a rental agreement for specific reasons only. #6345EN

My landlord gave me a 90-Day Notice

Why did your landlord give you this notice? Is it legal? What should you do now? Read this to learn more. #6356EN

Tenants’ rights: The place I’m living in has been condemned

Find out your options if your landlord has been notified that your rental home will be condemned or will be unlawful to occupy. #6384EN

2022 Changes to Washington State’s laws affecting tenants

Two new laws affecting tenants in Washington State went into effect in June, 2022. Landlords cannot require tenants to pay electronically (they must accept checks and money orders for rent). Also, landlords may offer tenants the option to pay a monthly fee instead of a security deposit before moving in. #6317EN

My landlord gave me a 120-Day Notice

Why did your landlord give you this notice? Is it legal? What should you do now? Read this to learn more. #6359EN

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