Self-Represented Litigant (SRL) Workshops

Representing yourself in court is a complicated process and can be overwhelming. The Public Law Library of King County is proud to offer basic and advanced workshops in which you will learn about the civil lawsuit process with a focus on court rules, court procedures, forms, scheduling, and deadlines.

Attendees will be granted access to a password protected website with additional information and resources, including the most commonly used civil litigation forms.

These workshops do not cover immigration proceedings or criminal proceedings such as DUI or felony and misdemeanor offenses.

 

Workshops

Basic Civil Workshop: Civil Lawsuits without Tears: The Basics of Representing Yourself  (90 minutes)

In this workshop, you will learn the basics of the civil lawsuit process with a focus on court rules, court procedures, forms, scheduling, and deadlines.

 

Advanced Civil Workshop: The Nuts and Bolts of Motions (60 Minutes)

This advanced workshop is designed for those who have attended Civil Lawsuits without Tears: The Basics of Representing Yourself in Court or those who need more information on the process for drafting, filing, and responding to motions and orders. In this workshop you will learn about the purpose, content, format and calendaring of motions along with the court rules governing them.

 

Family Law Workshop: Represent Yourself in Court: Beginner’s Guide to Starting a Family Law Case (90 Minutes)

Before you begin your family law case, come to this 90-minute class to learn about the process of starting a case, and the basic steps involved in preparing your documents for filing. We also discuss the various options for legal help, including legal technicians, Washington’s newest kind of legal professional.

Presented by members of the Legal Technician Division, PLLC, in association with the Public Law Library of King County.

Family Law Workshop: Represent Yourself in Court: You’ve Filed–What’s Next? (60 Minutes)

Filing a family law case is the first step to getting court orders.  If you cannot wait for final orders for things like child support, restraining orders, and decisions on where you, the other party, and/or children may live, then temporary orders may be what you need.  Come learn more about temporary orders in this one-hour class.

Presented by members of the Legal Technician Division, PLLC in association with the Public Law Library of King County.

 

Schedule of Upcoming Workshops

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