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New State Law Aims to Combat Gender-Based Violence

Written by Isabel Noto, ELAP Summer InternEdited by ELAP Staff Washington State passed a new bill (HB 1562) this year to make communities safer by reducing the harm associated with gun violence and domestic violence. HB 1562 strengthens existing laws that limit access to firearms

Tips for tenants

New State Laws Affecting Renters

Two new bills passed in the Washington state legislature this year that will affect tenants across the region. Here’s what you need to know: SB 5197 will allow people to testify remotely in landlord-tenant cases, at the court’s discretion. The bill allows a delay in

New free legal clinic

New Elder Law Clinic Launches

ELAP is launching an in-person elder law clinic to help community members navigate legal issues related to aging and estate planning. Attorneys will be available to meet one-to-one with people who need help with estate planning, probate, guardianship, or Medicaid planning. Clinic appointments are one-time

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Pro Bono Attorneys Earn CLE Credit

Did you know? If you volunteer as a pro bono attorney for us, you can receive Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credit for your volunteer hours. All ELAP pro bono attorneys can earn unlimited pro bono credits in the “other” category for legal services through the

Welcome elap interns

Welcome Summer Legal Interns

We are excited to welcome a great group of legal students to intern with ELAP this summer. Chelsea Henry, Seattle University Miri Moon, University of Washington Isabel Noto, Seattle University Meg Rutherford, Seattle University Elianna Spitzer, Seattle University Xander Thompson, University of Washington ELAP’s large

Consumer Debt Resources

Have Consumer Debt? Check Out These 5 Resources

By Evan Yi, ELAP intern  Dealing with debt can be challenging and often scary. Here are a few of the best online and local resources to help you handle debt and get back on your feet:  Washington Law Help  Washington Law Help provides a comprehensive

Welcome Hannah

We’re excited to announce a new ELAP staffer has joined our team! Hannah Wang (they/them and she/her) is ELAP’s new Legal Assistant. In this role, Hannah will support the entire legal team and assist with preparing pleadings, filing court documents, doing legal research, reviewing records,

Tenants: Due to high volume, our Housing Stability Program is offering 30-minute phone advice appointments only. Please note that we are unable to guarantee appointments with an attorney.
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