Northwest Community Legal Advocates

P.O. Box 31202​

Seattle, WA​

Phone: 206.566.7221

Fax: 206.566.7221

www.nwcommunitylegaladvocates.org

*Please note that we are not currently accepting new clients until after January 7, 2018. 

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Family Law

 

Disputes between families can be some of the most challenging and scary situations, especially if there are children involved.  The outcomes of these disputes often have long-lasting effects.  Let us help you with the legal aspect and we will do our best to meet the goals of your family.  We especially work with non-traditional families and LGB, Queer, and Trans individuals.

 

We can assist you with:

  • Legal Name Change and Gender Marker Change

  • Adoption

  • Assisted Reproduction Agreements

  • Parenting Plan and Custody Agreements

  • Dependency and Termination of Parental Rights

  • Determining Parentage/Paternity and De Facto Parentage

  • Relocating with Children

  • Child Support

  • Domestic Violence

  • Divorce/Dissolution of a Marriage

Immigration Law

 

We provide diligent and caring advocacy for individuals and families on issues related to immigration. We understand that the stakes are high and we will work zealously to achieve the best possible result for you and your family.

 

We work with people in the following areas:

  • Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals

  • Helping Immigrant victims of crime

  • Legal Permanent Residence

  • Family based petitions

  • Naturalization

  • Navigating issues of Public Benefits & Immigration

Trusts & Estates and End of Life Planning

 

We provide Trust & Estate planning that helps our clients navigate end of life needs, wishes for financial and medical decision making, and organizing specific bequests for your family and loved ones.

 

We can assist with the following types of documents:

  • Wills

  • Simple Trusts

  • Durable Power of Attorney

  • Medical Power of Attorney

  • Advance Health Care Directives

  • Burial Instructions

  • Provisions for Pets

  • Codicils

Disability Law

 

We understand that applying for Social Security Disability (both SSI and SSDI) benefits is frequently frustrating. We provide thoughtful and experienced legal advocacy and support during this overwhelming process from application through appeal.

 

We are also experienced at working with people who seek to challenge the termination of their benefits or the assessment of an overpayment of benefits.

 

 
 
 
 

Mediation Services

 

We offer conflict resolution services that guide our clients through a fair, balanced, respectful, and confidential process to resolve disagreements and find mutual solutions.

 

We offer the following services:

  • Conflict Coaching

  • Shuttle Mediation via the phone or in person

  • Private Facilitated Mediation