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Washington State

Revised Code of Washington Washington State Legislature

Revised Code of Washington Municipal Research & Services Center

Washington Session Laws 1997-2004

Washington State Legislature Text and status of bills and initiatives

Washington State Constitution

Washington Administrative Code (WAC)

Washington Administrative Code (WAC) Municipal Research & Services Center

Washington State Register

Attorney General Opinions 1949 - Present

Kitsap County              

Kitsap County Code

Bainbridge Island Municipal Code

Bremerton Municipal Code & Ordinances

Port Orchard Municipal Code

Poulsbo Municipal Code

Other Washington Cities and Counties           

Washington City and County Codes from the Municipal Research and Services Center

Other States              

Law Library of Congress Guide to Law Online -- U.S. States & Territories

American Law Sources On-Line (ALSO) Another source for laws of other states.

Bar Associations, Libraries and Services             

Kitsap County Law Library

Kitsap Legal Services Low-income legal assistance for Kitsap County residents.

Washington State Law Library

Washington State Bar Association

CLEAR Coordinated Legal Education, Advice and Referral System. A program of the Northwest Justice Project making legal advice available to low income individuals.


Federal Resources


United States Code From the U.S. House of Representatives

United States Code From Cornell Law School

United States Public Laws Public Laws beginning with the 104th Congress (1995)

Rules and Regulations              

Code of Federal Regulations

Federal Register


Thomas: Official Website of the US Congress Includes bill information and Congressional votes

Freedom of Information Act From the U.S. Department of Justice



Federal Courts            

U.S. Supreme Court The court's official web site with information and current opinions

Federal Judiciary Homepage From the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts

Federal Court Rules

U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit The official site. Includes opinions from 1995-Present.

U.S District Court for the Western District of Washington

Court Cases

Sources of court cases from federal and state higher courts.

Google Scholar Supreme Court opinions from 1791; Federal Court of Appeals and District court opinions from 1923.

Public Library of Law Supreme Court opinions from 1754; Federal Court of Appeals and others from 1950.

State and Local Courts             

Washington State Courts General information on the courts.

A Guide to Washington Courts

State and Local Court Rules (Washington)

Washington State Supreme Court and Court of Appeals decisions from the Municipal Research & Services Center.

Washington State Supreme Court and Court of Appeals decisions from the Washington State courts site.  90 days of opinions only.

Kitsap County Superior Court and superior court local rules

Kitsap County District Court and district court local rules

Bainbridge Island Municipal Court

Bremerton Municipal Court

Port Orchard Municipal Court

Poulsbo Municipal Court

Legal Forms             

FindLaw Forms

'Lectric Law Library Forms Room

Internet Legal Resource Group Forms Archive

WA Courts Legal Forms Not all forms listed here are available in PDF format.  Forms in MS Word format may not open or print reliably if Word is not installed on the computer you are using.  Check with your local branch library for more information.

Kitsap County Superior Courts Local Forms

Kitsap County District Court Local Forms


Legal Directories              

Washington State Bar Association Lawyer Directory

Martindale Hubbell Lawyer Locator

FindLaw/Thomas Legal Record


Legal Research      

Washington LawHelp

Legal Research on the Internet From the Washington State courts

Law Library of Congress Guide to Law Online

Basic Online Legal Research from Nolo Press

Legal Information Institute From the Cornell Law School

Internet Law Library


Law for the Layperson            

Nolo Press Free Legal Books Online Offers a wide selection of free information on everyday legal topics.

FindLaw for the Public

ABA LawInfo


Legal Dictionaries              

FindLaw Legal Dictionary

Nolo's Plain English Law Dictionary


Other Countries

Law Library of Congress Guide to Law Online -- Nations of the World

Treaties and International Law From the Internet Law Library