Low-cost legal assistance
The following organizations provide free or reduced-cost legal assistance or may be able to assist you in finding answers to questions about your legal matter.
Provides free civil (non-criminal) legal services to low-income residents of King County. Interpreters are provided to those who do not speak English or who are hearing impaired. Help is available in the following areas: family law (for domestic violence survivors), housing law, consumer law, education, public benefits, and in some limited circumstances, immigration.
Case acceptance is dependent on office priorities, staff availability, and the merit of each case. Services, especially representation by an attorney, may not be available even if all case criteria are met.
Provides legal assistance to low-income and special needs people and organizations in Washington.
Get a 30-minute consultation and referral to an attorney for legal representation and referrals to attorneys providing self-help legal services.
Free 30-minute consultation with a volunteer attorney. Legal advice only (no legal representation)
Legal information, referrals, and self-help legal materials.
East and north King County residents only. Free 30-minute consultation with a volunteer attorney for legal advice.
Provides legal representation to people who have been charged with a crime and cannot afford an attorney. DPD also represents youth, people facing civil commitment, people who could lose their children in a dependency petition, and others in need of legal advocacy who cannot afford an attorney.
Hundreds of free legal education materials available for viewing and downloading.
Workshops on divorce, child support modification and parenting plan modification for a sliding scale fee, depending on income. Class includes preparation of pleadings, class instruction, and consultation with an attorney manager. King County residents only.
Primarily serves Spanish-speaking Hispanic/Latino population but will provide services to others. Offers advocate and attorney assistance for low-income clients who are victims of domestic violence. Access to a family law attorney is also available.
Multi-service agency provides assistance to refugee and immigrant women and their families. Assists with domestic violence advocacy, family law cases, and coordinates with the Self-Help Plus Program. Staff is multilingual in 23 languages and dialects.
Offers Latino family support and provides legal advocates for interpreting and translation services.