Legal Research and Resources

You are not required 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.

The resources below may be helpful when you are preparing for your hearing. (The resources below are intended to assist you in the hearing process and are not intended to provide legal advice.)

Frequently Conducted Hearings

Click to view laws and information for each topic.

Legal Aid

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


Laws and Regulations




Published Decisions

    Other Resources

    Master List of Resources from OAH Webpages

    Resource Phone Number Website

    Apple Health Eligibility Manual

    Attorney General's Office

    (360) 753-6200


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

    Department of Children, Youth & Families (DCYF)
    DCYF Significant Cases
    Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS)

    Division of Child Support


    DSHS Manual

    DSHS - Past decisions from hearings

    Employment Security Department (ESD)

    (800) 318-6022

    ESD - Past decisions from hearings

      Precedential Decisions

    Find Law

    HCA Forms

    • in multiple languages

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

    Health Care Authority (HCA)


    Health Care Authority - past decisions from hearings   Significant decisions | Washington State Health Care Authority

    Moderate Means Program

    (855) 741-6930
      Northwest Justice Project (888) 201-1012 Home | Northwest Justice Project (
      Office of Civil Legal Aid (OCLA)
      New COVID-19 resources including free legal representation

      Unemployment Law Project

      Free advice and potential representation. Free interpreters.

      Phone: (888) 441-9178

      Veteran’s Project

      (855) 657-8387

      WA State Bar Association

      Washington Law Help


      Apple Health
      Regulatory Caseload
      Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction

      Any Caseload

      Notice of Appearance (NOA) by attorney or representative:

      Notice of Withdrawal by attorney or representative: