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With that much potentially at stake, you might want to discuss this with a lawyer. many lawyers will do an initial consultation for free or a low charge. However, you could simply write a letter saying that you do not agree that you owe the money and that you dispute the charge. You may give any reasons why you think you are not liable. It might be a good ...


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According to 11.72.240 of the Seattle Municipal Code, entitled Moving vehicle to avoid time limit: No person shall move and repark a vehicle on either side of a street within the same block in order to avoid a parking time limit regulation specified for either side of the street in that particular block.


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Under RCW 59.18.030(29), "Rent" or "rental amount" means recurring and periodic charges identified in the rental agreement for the use and occupancy of the premises, which may include charges for utilities. Except as provided in RCW 59.18.283(3), these terms do not include nonrecurring charges for costs incurred due to late payment, ...


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There is a distinction between keeping a security deposit and suing a person for damages. In the Residential Landlord-Tenant Act, §280, the damage deposit must be returned within 21 days, and "the landlord shall give a full and specific statement of the basis for retaining any of the deposit together with the payment of any refund due the tenant under ...


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RCW 26.50.060 governs the duration of protective orders. It depends on the reason for the order (and also note that there has been a change in the law, taking effect July 25 this year or next, depending on which section). The key provision is "(6) The court order shall specify the date the order expires if any", which means that a perpetual order ...


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There are often additional legal measures that the authorities can take to make it more expensive and troublesome for a company that acts in the way described in the question, treating a fine as merely a cost of doing business, or as a "convenience fee". For example, consider the Seattle Building code linked in the question. While section 103.5 ...


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Yes, but there is a risk If a company persistently violates the law, the regulator can go to court to get an injunction for them and their agents to stop. If they don’t they are now in contempt of court and the fines for that are much steeper. Also, the people in contempt can be jailed until the contempt stops.


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According to the Washington State Department of Labor & Industries, Under 14 years old In most cases, you need a superior court’s permission for minors under 14 to work. Minors under 14 who are allowed to work must follow the 14-15 year old requirements below. Which may or may not be easy to get. Also: For Employers Employers must complete and sign a ...


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in washington state can a divorce case last 32 months Yes. There is no limit to the possible duration of a divorce case, especially where at least one represented party has any money. This report showcases various instances of divorce proceedings that have lasted longer than the marriage itself because lawyers dragged the case for as long as they want. ...


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Parents Can't Legally do That To count as "homeschooling in the state of washington it must consist of a parent (or parents) instructing his or her own children. If another parent, much less a hired teacher, is doing the teaching this is a private school and must be licensed and approved. Thew Washington laws are summarized in the page "Home Based ...


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Fraud may be a crime, or a tort (civil wrong): only criminal fraud can be a "felony". The Washington criminal laws about fraud are here, and they are all fairly specific, such as selling or destroying encumbered property (which is a misdemeanor anyhow), or conducting a mock auction. Most frauds are misdemeanors, though forgeries are in the felony ...


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As other answers point out, there are some requirements on what must be contained in the notification, but nothing about any particular authentication mechanism. So, the upshot is that, if the notice meets those requirements, and if it did in fact come from the real landlord, then it's effective, and you will be responsible for paying the increased rent ...


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Notice requirements under RCW 59 Ch 18 are mainly imposed on the landlord (but also apply to tenants esp. terminating a lease), and amount to a prerequisite for a party to take legal action. In Washington, "written notice" only applies to Title 59 (Landlords and Tenants). As long on the serving party has complied with the rules for delivering the ...


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A Washington landlord is required to provide written notice of a rent increase under RCW 59.18.140(3)(a): Except as provided in (b) of this subsection, a landlord shall provide a minimum of sixty days' prior written notice of an increase in the amount of rent to each affected tenant, and any increase in the amount of rent may not become effective prior to ...


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The nature of the meeting matters: I assume this is a private meeting, not a public meeting. Under RCW 9.73.030, you have to announce that the meeting is being recorded (the announcement must itself be recorded), or the recording device must be obvious. There is no exception regarding property status (such as "on school property; in a government-funded ...


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You want to construct the building without the necessary entitlements... planning approval, zoning compliance or variance, concessions such as roadbuilding or traffic lights, building plan, work permits etc. You're overlooking some costs there. Right off the bat is the cost of constructing the structure. Mind you, when the dust settles, the municipality will ...


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Parents have very wide latitude to make their children do what they are told, especially when the action is mandated by law. Vaccinations for school children are mandatory, and that could include covid vaccinations. A child is not eligible for an exemption on their own (only the parent can request a non-medical exemption). Force can be used on the child to ...


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Can they be charged with anything besides the known $100k penalty for openly deciding to break the law? The answer may depend on US state-specific legislation but In england-and-wales - which is also a Common Law jurisdiction - the demolition of a listed building without proper authorisation is an offence under s.9 of the Planning (Listed Buildings and ...


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renting a single room with three other guys each renting their own rooms means exactly what it says. What you are paying for is that room, plus shared access to the common areas. Without knowing exactly what your lease says, especially with respect to the common areas, it's difficult to give a proper answer. I suspect that the lease for your room says ...


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RCW 28A.225.010 establishes a system of compulsory public education for most students from the ages of 8 to 18. It allows exceptions for students receiving "home-based instruction," but that exception only applies to students whose instruction is "provided by a parent." Because the parents are paying for a teacher rather than providing ...


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Washington State You are half way there by using a commercial registered office in Washington State, which is common place and meets the primary requirement of providing a physical address at which legal process such as a summons commencing a lawsuit or a legally required notice can be hand delivered. While Washington State does not allow for a mere private ...


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The link is to RCW 59.20.090 which is a section of Chapter 59.20 RCW, which is the MANUFACTURED/MOBILE HOME LANDLORD-TENANT ACT. It would seem that this law applies only to the rental of mobile homes or mobile home lots. There is a clue to that in the cited section: RCW 59.20.090 (4)(a) reads: (4)(a) The tenant may terminate the rental agreement upon thirty ...


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If you're talking about a lawyer who "serves" the county as an employee, the answer is no; the Rules of Professional Conduct would bar that representation as a conflict of interest. If you're talking about a lawyer who "serves" the county in the sense that the county is his primary geographic market for clients, there is generally no ...


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I found this regarding g Washington state The Adolescent Behavioral Health Care Access Act enables parents/caregivers to bring a child for inpatient or outpatient treatment without requiring consent from the child, ages 13-17. The law includes elements introduced by the state Senate and House of Representatives, which originally titled the bill as HB 1874 ...


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In this context, structuring a capital gains tax as an excise tax means that the taxation of capital gains on a stand alone basis is divorced from the context of a larger comprehensive law taxing income in general (which Washington States's constitution prohibits).


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It seems there is a right to publicly share photographs of people taken without their permission, if the photographs are taken in public places. This is a significant oversimplification. Not all public sharing of photographs taken without the permission of the person whose photograph is taken are subject to the right of publicity in Washington State. ...


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The agreement between A and C should specify a due date for the job to be completed. If it does not, the standard is that it must be done within a "reasonable time" which depends on the nature of the job and local circumstances (such as supply of labor and materiel). The gutter company must deliver within the tiem it agreed to, or notify if that ...


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Passenger loading is behind the sign, pay to park is in front of the sign. In general, signs indicate the end of a parking restriction.


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Looks like the row of stops signs are put there after the pay sign so these are the one in force. look at the different types of poles and the smaller signs with cones along the street. Could be a temporary road closure thing for doing some road works.


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One can't really tell from this picture, but given the different angles at which the signs are placed, I would guess that "no stopping" applies to the right of the signpost as one faces the curb from the street, and "pay to park" applies to the left.


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