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nLegal Information, Advocacy, Spokane County Bar Association – and Referral www.spokanebar.org ChapterVolunteer Lawyer’s Program...........509-324-0144 Legal Intake and Referral Line........ 206-624-2180 civil matters (non-criminal) to low-income Spokane 1Provides free legal counsel and representation inCounty residents. American Civil Liberties Union of Washington– 901 Fifth Avenue, Suite 630, Seattle WA 98164 www.aclu-wa.org University Legal Assistance ............ 509-313-5791 Dedicated to defending and expanding all North 721 Cincinnati Street, Suite 101 civil liberties and civil rights in America.This Spokane WA 99201 organization is only able to answer questions re- Legal representation, advice and counseling is garding civil liberties amnd the ACLU’s work in provided without charge to low-income persons Washington state. over 60 years. Representation includes civil legal matters such as wills, public entitlements, hous- Attorney General of Washington State ing, consumer affairs, and domestic relations. Consumer Protection ................. 800-551-4636 Funded in part by ALTCEW with state, federal and ConsumerLine ............................ 800-692-5082 local funds. www.atg.wa.gov Washington State Bar Association – The Washington State Attorney General’s Office Service Center................................ 800-945-9722 provides a variety of resources for consumers. The ............................................... 206-443-9722 ConsumerLine has more than 125 recorded mes- 1325 4th Avenue, Suite 600, Seattle WA 98101 sages on consumer protection topics. www.wsba.org Center for Justice ........................... 509-835-5211 Provides consumer information pamphlets that educate citizens about their legal rights and 35 W. Main St., Ste. 300, Spokane WA 99201 responsibilities. Seniors may call with a complaint A non-profit law firm committed to the experience or grievance against an attorney. Cannot provide of justice for those of limited or no financial re- legal advice. sources or influence. Does not provide assistance at this time with family law or wills and probate. Small / Civil Claims Court May help with CPS or APS issues-problems with Small / Civil Claims Court is used for the recovery agencies. Also may assist with government ac- of money as long as the amount does not exceed countability, benefits, and consumer protection. a total of $5,000 and not exceeding $75,000 for civil claims. In general, the claim must be filed in Corbin Senior Center ..................... 509-327-1584 the District Court of the county in which the defen- 827 West Cleveland, Spokane WA 99205 dant(s) reside. Please refer to RCW - 3.66.040 for Contact the center about free legal seminars that exceptions. are held at this location. Spokane District Court, Civil/Small Claims.......................... 509-477-4770 Human Rights Commission ............ 800-233-3247 ........................................ TTY 800-300-7525 721 N. Jefferson, 2nd Floor, Spokane WA 99260 711 South Capitol Way, Suite 402 Spokane Valley District Court........ 509-477-3390 www.hum.wa.gov 12710 East Sprague, Spokane Valley WA 99216 Mission is to eliminate and prevent discrimination Tenants’ Rights through fair application of law, the efficient use of resources and the establishment of productive Tenants’ rights in the State of Washington are partnerships in the community. governed by the Residential Landlord-Tenant Act found at RCW 59.18. Coordinated Legal Educa- Northwest Justice Project Coordinated Legal tion Advice and Referral Service (CLEAR) can help Education Advice and Referral Service, (CLEAR) seniors 60 years and over with tenants’ rights and Project CLEAR Sr. Hotline.............. 888-387-7111 other issues. ........................................ TTY 800-201-9737 Attorney General of Washington State Civil legal services to individuals 60 and older in ConsumerLine................................ 800-692-5082 areas of public entitlements, family housing and Recorded messages about tenant/landlord laws, consumer issues. rights and responsibilities. 21


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