What is considered Domestic Violence under Washington State Law

Washington State Law goes to great lengths to cover the various forms of domestic violence. In Washington State law (Revised Code of Washington, RCW, 7.105.010), a person named Alex is suffering from domestic violence from Sam if: They have a qualifying relationship, and If Sam harmed Alex in a way listed in the definition  Qualifying relationships…

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Listing the court cases

Court needs to have a full picture so its important to provide all the prior cases. Even if the specific case number is not known, its important to provide the type of case e.g. domestic violence, divorce, criminal parenting plan, or any other protective orders.

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Recap – HB 1320 Technology Requirements

This article is still being written This page summarizes the technology requirements for the Washington State House Bill: HB 1320 – 2021-22 Modernizing, harmonizing, and improving the efficacy and accessibility of laws concerning civil protection orders. 1. Technology has enabled online filing of petitions, electronic service of protection orders, and video and telephonic hearings to…

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What does the Washington State Bill 5160 mean for a Landlord

In April 2021, the Senate Bill 5160 “LANDLORD-TENANT RELATIONS” took effect in the Washington State and reformed landlord tenant in the aftermath of COVID pandemic. This article covers what the bill means for the Tenant. What the bill means for a tenant is covered here. Rent Payment Protections During COVID For unpaid rent for the…

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What does the Washington State Bill 5160 mean for a Tenant

In April 2021, the Senate Bill 5160 “LANDLORD-TENANT RELATIONS” took effect in the Washington State and reformed landlord tenant in the aftermath of COVID pandemic. This article covers what the bill means for the Tenant. What the bill means for the landlord is covered here Initial Lease Application A landlord may not refuse an application…

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How Law Enforcement Can Electronically Serve

This page describes how Law Enforcement can receive documents via LegalAtoms and then service the client offline, and then complete the Proof of Service digitally using LegalAtoms Step 1: Login to LegalAtoms Navigate to https://app.legalatoms.com/ You will see the login screen where you can enter your credentials and hit login. Step 2: E-Serve a specific…

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I was abused abroad. Can I apply for U Visa?

Probably not. When the U.S. law makers made U Visa law, they thought two purposes. One, U Visa is designed to protect and assist non-citizens who are victims of certain types of crimes and in need of aid from emergency circumstances. Two, U Visa is to encourage non-U.S. citizens to report crimes to the police…

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