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WA Supreme Court addresses the ‘devaluation and degradation of black lives’

In a letter to the legal community issued on the day of George Floyd’s funeral, the Washington State Supreme Court issued a challenge to the entire legal community. “The legal Read More

Kitsap is in Phase 2 of the pandemic Safe Start plan

Key provisions of Safe Start Phase 2 Recreation: Fewer than 5 people not in your household can gather with you outdoors.Indoor gatherings, social & religious: Gather with 5 people or less other Read More

Free legal services for Kitsap County

Kitsap Legal Services provides civil legal advice and information to the residents of Kitsap County experiencing economic hardship. Even if you were earning a good income last year, KLS helps people Read More

Kitsap County Phase 2 Safe Start delayed

Even as Gov. Inslee announced criteria for moving to Phase 2 of the state’s recovery plan, Kitsap Public Health confirmed a new case of COVID-19. An employee at a Kitsap Read More

Kitsap Court Clerks’ offices remain closed; Courts open

Most of the restrictions on Kitsap County court activity have been extended Here’s a quick summary. The clerk’s offices at both courts remain closed.If you are in need of a protection Read More

Help for Gig Harbor businesses

Help is here for Gig Harbor businesses, as well as other businesses within Pierce County. The Rapid Response Team of the South Sound webpages faq covers the most urgent questions business Read More

COVID-19 Single-parenting, co-parenting

The dangers of COVID-19 present special, even dire problems for single-parenting, co-parenting and extended family parenting. Two recent articles cover many of the issues with sensitivity, insight, and practicality. “I Never Read More

Evolving unemployment benefits information

Here’s what we know about unemployment benefits now Washington State has more generous unemployment benefits than many states.  In addition, the new CARES Act both covers workers usually not covered and Read More

COVID-19 Housing Payments

Housing payments are due now for most of us. For many of us, help is on the way. Most of us will receive a one-time stimulus check of $1200 or Read More

Kitsap Property Tax Changes

The Kitsap County Treasurer announced a temporary extension of the property tax deadline until May 31, 2020. Treasurer Meredith Green encourages every person and business to pay property taxes now Read More

COVID-19 unemployment insurance covers more workers

Are you a gig worker, self-employed or work fewer hours than usually needed to qualify for unemployment? You may soon be able to apply for COVID-19 unemployment insurance payments. That’s Read More

Coronavirus Stimulus Check Calculator

While we all wait for the federal government to implement the latest stimulus package, The Washington Post provided this quick calculator to determine the size of the individual stimulus checks. Most citizens Read More

COVID-19 State Worker Benefits

The State of Washington created a handy chart for worker benefits. This chart of state worker benefits was created prior to new federal laws. The chart covers paid sick leave, Read More

COVID-19 Criminal Courts Information

You may have questions about how our criminal courts are operating during the pandemic. Both Kitsap County District Court and Kitsap County Superior Court closed for routine business in March Read More

Co-Parenting in the time of COVID-19

People are inquiring about visitation in this time of crisis. The question of child custody is perhaps the most emotional and difficult question courts have to decide. When parents cannot Read More

Coronavirus Tips for Small Business

Washington State’s law on sick pay can be a real force for containing the Coronavirus here. Now is a great time to review your compliance and consider what changes this Read More

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