Mobile home owners: If you fall behind on your property taxes, you might be able to get help
Mobile/manufactured home owners: if you fall behind on your property taxes, a new state law can help you catch up and avoid losing your home. #6506EN
My Landlord Just Gave me a 20-Day Notice
If you rent the place where you live and you got a 20-Day Notice from your landlord, learn what that is and what you should do about it. #6355EN
Can I change the date my rent is due?
You can now ask your landlord to change the date your rent is due. Learn why you might want to do this, and how to do it. #6343EN
What can I buy and still be eligible for SSI and/or Medicaid?
To qualify for SSI or Medicaid, you can only have a certain amount of money or property (“resources”). Read this to learn how you can buy certain things to get to an amount where you qualify. #5107EN
Will money from a lawsuit affect my SSI and/or Medicaid?
SSI and Medicaid have a limit on how much money you can have in cash on hand or in a bank account. Read this to find out more about your options if you get SSI and/or Medicaid and then you win money in a lawsuit. #7502EN
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
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
TANF for working families
Find out how how working affects your family’s eligibility for TANF (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families) and other public benefits. #7137EN
I lost my job. Does my employer still owe me anything? Do I owe them anything?
If your employer let you go, read this to find out what rights you may have. #2104EN
Your rights as a tenant in Washington State
Explains residential tenants and landlords' rights and responsibilities in Washington. #6300EN
Are You Owed Wages? How the Law and L & I Can Help You Get Wages Your Employer Owes You
State law gives the Washington Department of Labor and Industries (L&I) authority to collect wages owed to workers. L&I used to have the power to investigate and ask for wages, but it could not make employers pay wages. Now L&I can decide what wages are due and collect those wages for the worker. The law also gives L&I power to assess civil penalties against employers who have willfully failed to pay wages. #2922EN
Changing a Parenting Plan or Child Custody Order
Learn more about when and how you can change the final court order awarding custody and visitation of your children. This order might be a Custody Decree or Order, Residential Schedule, or Parenting Plan. #3104EN
Rent-to-Own in Washington State
This will help you understand rent-to-own (RTO) home purchase agreements and the dangers in them. #6390EN
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
Can I get Charity Care benefits to pay for my hospital bill?
Federal and state laws require hospitals to provide you certain types of medical care for free or at a reduced cost if you cannot afford to pay for the medical treatment. Charity Care covers “medically necessary” treatment, including inpatient hospital stays and emergency room visits. #5909EN
Enforcing your Final Divorce Order: Money and Property Issues
How to enforce (make sure everyone follows) the final divorce order and collect the money or property your ex-spouse must pay or give you. #3234EN