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The City of Shoreline Attorney's Office is not able to provide legal assistance to private citizens.  Please see the state and local resources listed below.

Low-cost or free legal assistance

Crisis Clinic
Contact the clinic's 2-1-1 information line for a referral for pro-bono or reduced cost legal help (financial eligibility requirements apply)
Web: Crisis Clinic King County 211
Phone: 211 or (800) 621-4636

Legal referral services for the general public

Washington State Lawyer Referral Services
Lawyers charge their regular fees for services after the initial consultation (no financial eligibility requirements). These are not low-cost or reduced fee attorney panels.
Web: King County Bar Association Lawyer Referral Service
Phone: (206) 267-7010

Domestic Violence - support and advocacy for battered women

New Beginnings
Shelter, advocacy and support for battered women and their children. New Beginnings provides services to those whose lives have been affected by domestic violence – physical, emotional, or sexual abuse.
Web: New Beginnings
Phone:  (206) 522-9472

Housing and tenant legal services

Housing Justice Project
Provides assistance for King County residents (residential tenants only).  HJP provides advice for all King County tenants and advice, negotiation, and limited representation for low-income tenants.
Web: King County Bar Association Housing Justice Project
Phone: (206) 267-7090 (English) or (206) 267-7091 (español)

Immigration and Refugee Assistance

Catholic  Immigration Legal Services
Catholic Immigration Legal Services provides legal immigration assistance to low-income residents of Washington. We offer the following immigration services: family reunification, citizenship/naturalization (including fee and disability waivers), adjustments of status (Green Cards), travel documents, employment authorization, replacement of green cards, mock interviews, accompaniment to USCIS interviews, and resource/referral.  Translators in Burmese, Somali, Russian, Ukranian, Spanish, Vietnamese, Lao, Thai and Khmu available.
Web: Catholic Immigration Legal Services
Phone: (206) 328-5714

Northwest Immigrant Rights Project
Assists immigrants (including undocumented), asylum seekers or refugees with an income of 125 percent or less of the Federal poverty level.  Also, immigrant children who are victims of abuse or neglect.
Web: Northwest Immigrant Rights Project
Phone: (206) 587-4009

Self-Help Legal Information

Washington LawHelp
Information and forms on a variety of legal topics:
Web: Washington LawHelp