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IPP Practice Advisories

Attorney’s Legal Staff Are Entitled to Confidential Communications With (Prospective) Clients

This practice advisory is for attorneys and their staff, representing people who are incarcerated or detained, and who may be entitled to court appointed counsel or may qualify for free or low-cost legal representation in criminal...

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Understanding the Attorney-Client Privilege – RCW 5.60.060(2)

It is for attorneys and their staff, who represent people who are incarcerated or detained, and who may be entitled to court appointed counsel or may qualify for free or low-cost legal representation in criminal and certain civil ...

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Practical Tips for Criminal Defenders with Parents Facing Incarceration

This practice advisory describes some quick tips parents, who have been ordered to serve a sentence at Washington State Department of Corrections (“DOC”), may need to consider before they go to serve their sentence at DOC.

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Things to Know About the Individual Technology Services Pilot Program at WA DOC

This practice advisory is for attorneys representing people at the Washington Department of Corrections (“DOC”), who are participating in the Individual Technology Services (“ITS”) pilot project and seek telephone calls wi...

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Invoking the Fifth (5th) in a Dependency Case

This practice advisory is for dependency court practitioners representing parents, who are criminally charged or under criminal investigation for their past behaviors that may constitute abandonment, abuse or neglect, or parental ...

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Protecting Prudent Parent Placements

This practice advisory is for attorneys representing incarcerated parents in child custody proceedings that allege abandonment, child abuse, and/or child neglect.

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Vacating Orders of Termination on Behalf of Incarcerated Parents

This practice advisory is for incarcerated parents, who have had a default Order of Termination of the Parent-Child Relationship entered against them for a variety of reasons and the attorneys, who endeavor to represent them in CR...

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National Survey of Statutes Granting Immunity to Parents with Open Dependency Court Cases

This memorandum is likely most helpful for attorneys representing parents, who are under criminal investigation or facing criminal charges, with minor children, while they also have open dependency cases in dependency and criminal...

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Vacating Default Dependency Orders on Behalf of Incarcerated Parents

This practice advisory is for practitioners representing incarcerated parents, who have had a default order of dependency and disposition entered against them in their dependency proceeding.

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Vacating Civil Judgments Generally

This practice advisory is for practitioners representing indigent people, including incarcerated parents, who have had a default civil judgment entered against them in a proceeding where their fundamental, constitutionally protect...

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