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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.

Attorneys Face New Rules: The Washington State Supreme Court recently updated the official rules that govern how attorneys must act. One change, regarding attorney-client confidentiality, requires attorneys to reveal information from a client if doing so will "prevent reasonably certain death or substantial bodily harm." Read about it in .


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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 .