COVID-19 LEGAL RESOURCES AND INFORMATION
Alliance for Equal Justice organizations are working to protect their staff, volunteers and clients from the spread of COVID-19 while still providing the vital services communities need.
If you are seeking legal aid for the first time, please call CLEAR if you are outside King County or 2-1-1 if you are in King County.
If you are already working with a civil legal aid organization and need to know whether their services are changed by the COVID-19 pandemic, you should look at the organization’s website or contact them directly. For a directory of civil legal organizations, click here.
For information on COVID-19 related benefits and assistance, click here. _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
If you live in King County:
If you live in King County and are looking for legal assistance, you may call 211 to be connected with services.
If you live outside of King County:
The Northwest Justice Project provides free legal assistance to eligible low-income individuals on priority civil legal problems in Washington State. If you live in any county other than King County, please contact the CLEAR legal aid hotline at 1-888-201-1014 weekdays between 9:15 a.m. and 12:15 p.m. PST to speak with someone about your legal problem. If you are 60 or over you may call CLEAR*Sr at 1-888-387-7111 regardless of income. You may also apply for assistance online at http://nwjustice.org/clear-online.
If you live anywhere in Washington:
The Washington Law Help website has a Legal Help Directory to help you find legal aid programs in Washington State. The website also has many legal publications and self-help packets.
The Washington State Bar Association has additional information about finding a lawyer, including how to access the Moderate Means Program connecting middle-income earners with lawyers who offer legal assistance at a reduced cost.