Practice Tools

Keeping in Touch with Your Clients

 

Visiting & Calling Your incarcerated Clients

 

Setting Up Court Hearings (WA DOC only)

 

Legal Access for Incarcerated Individuals

 

When a Parent with Primary Custody Becomes Incarcerated

 

Using Power of Attorney for Parental Caregiving

A Guide to Making Care Arrangements for Minor Children-docx

Power of Attorney (POA) for Parents (Northwest Justice Project link)

 

NEW  Minor Guardianship Law Resources

Information

Non-Parental Custody is Changing to Minor Guardianship  (external link)

If You are a Parent in Minor Guardianship, You can Ask for a Lawyer  (external link)

 

Court Process Resources

New Minor Guardianship Law effective January 1, 2021 Frequently Asked Questions (Administrative Office of the Courts) (external link)

File a Minor Guardianship  (external link)

Responding to Minor Guardianship  (external link)

Minor Guardianship of Native American children  (external link)

 

 

Child Welfare Tools

 

2021 WA State Office of Public Defense Parents Representation Program Manager Map  (pdf)

Statewide List of DCYF Contract Providers Willing to Go Into Jails or Prisons   (pdf)

Resources on Psychological Evaluation in Child Welfare Cases

Resources for Child Abuse Investigations

 

DCYF Contracted Services (referrals, fee tables, and forms)  (external link)

DCYF Evidence Based Practices List (description of services) (external link)

DCYF Sole Source Contracts (public notice page) (external link)

 

WA State DOC

 

Attorney-Client Visits at WA DOC & Other Facilities-docx

Photographs of DOC contact visiting rooms-pptx

Setting up Attorney-Client Telephone Calls at WA State DOC – docx

 

WA State Jails

 

Jail Access Contact List (2015)-WA statewide-pdf

Washington State Visiting Policies for Minors

 

Representing Clients with Diminished Capacity

 

Resources for a Representing A Child Welfare Client with Potential Competency Issues- pdf

Representing a Parent With Diminished Capacity Ethics & Caselaw Packet – pdf