Legal Research & Resources

 

You may represent yourself and do not need to have an attorney.  If you represent yourself, it is important that you prepare for the hearing. Review the decision made by the agency.  Review the law related to that decision.  Think about the information you want to tell the judge.

Listed below are resources you may use to prepare your case.  (The resources below are intended to assist you in the hearing process and are not intended to provide legal advice.)


Frequently Conducted Hearings

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Laws and Regulations

 

General

 

Laws

 

Regulations

 

Published Decisions


Other Useful Resources

Listed below are other resources you may find helpful in preparing for your hearing.


Master List of Resources from OAH Webpages

Resource Phone Number Website

Apple Health (Medicaid) Manual

  www.hca.wa.gov/medicaid/manual/Pages/index.aspx

Attorney General's Office

 (360) 753-6200 www.atg.wa.gov

CLEAR

  • In King County call 211
  • Outside King County call 888-201-1014

nwjustice.org/clear-hotline

Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS)

 

www.dshs.wa.gov

Division of Child Support

 

www.dshs.wa.gov/child-support

DSHS Manual

  www.dshs.wa.gov/esa/manuals/eaz

DSHS - Past decisions from hearings

  www.dshs.wa.gov/node/5940

Employment Security Department (ESD)

 (800) 318-6022 www.esd.wa.gov

ESD - Past decisions from hearings

  Precedential Decisions

Find Law

  www.findlaw.org

HCA Forms

  • in multiple languages
 

http://www.hca.wa.gov/free-or-low-cost-health-care/forms-and-publications

  • Use form number 12-511 for Hearing Request and 12-512 to Cancel a Hearing

Health Care Authority (HCA)

 

www.hca.wa.gov

Moderate Means Program

 (855) 741-6930 www.wsba.org/Legal-Community/Volunteer-Opportunities/Public-Service-Opportunities/Moderate-Means-Program

Office of Civil Legal Aid (OCLA)
New COVID-19 resources including free legal representation
 
  https://ocla.wa.gov/free-legal-help-for-unemployment-insurance-claimants/

Unemployment Law Project

Free and low cost legal representation

Phone:  (888) 441-9178
Email:  info@ulproject.org 
Form:  ULP Contact Page (click "Ask a Question")
Fax:  (206) 727-4819
 
www.unemploymentlawproject.org

Veteran’s Project

 (855) 657-8387 www.nwjustice.org/veterans

WA State Bar Association

  www.wsba.org/Resources-and-Services/Find-Legal-Help

Washington Law Help

  www.washingtonlawhelp.org

 

Caseload Sample Forms

Public Assistance

Division of Child Support
Washington Apple Health
Specialized Caseload
Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction

Any Caseload

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