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Finding and Working with Lawyers

Do I Need A Lawyer?

You might decide to consult a lawyer because you are in a crisis situation ... or because you want to avoid a crisis in the future. Many law-related organizations offer useful advice for people who think they might need a lawyer but don't know where to begin.

  • The American Bar Association can help you decide .
  • The Access to Justice Board explains how low income individuals can get .
  • Information from the Washington State Bar Association on .







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In this area of lawforwa you will find links to information on how to find, hire and work with a lawyer.

Poor Don't Receive Equal Defense: A recent series of articles in the Seattle Times described how shrinking resources for public defense means many poor people in the state don't receive adequate legal counsel when accused of a crime. See the entire series, entitled , on the newspaper's web site.

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