King County Bar - Self Help-Plus Program

Self Help Plus provides assistance to low-income and modest means individuals with family law issues, specifically non-contested divorces, legal separations, and establishing parenting plans when paternity has already been established. Program staff draft all of the legal documents required for court. Clients receive one-on-one assistance throughout their legal action. SHP does not provide representation in court.

  • County(s) of Volunteer Opportunity: King
  • Area of law: Family & Juvenile
  • Populations Served: Low Income
  • Malpractice insurance is provided for volunteers: Yes
  • Training Provided: Yes
  • Training Required: No
  • CLE credit for trainings: Yes
  • CLE credit for pro bono: Yes
  • Mentoring or supervision offered: No
  • Volunteer lawyers need to meet a caseload or hours requirement: Yes
  • Other Case Load Requirements: SHP welcomes volunteer attorneys interested in reviewing pleadings. All pleadings will be sent to volunteers electronically so you can easily review documents during a time and location that works best for you. (Typical case review = 2 hours)
  • Long Distance Opportunities: Draft or Translate Legal Documents
  • Other Long Distance Opportunities: Review pleadings remotely.
  • Volunteers may participate long-distance: Yes
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