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Being Pulled Over | Washington State

Links Flex Your Rights What to do in a Traffic Stop Traffic Tickets Being Pulled OverIt's almost dinner time and you are rushing home from your friend's house because you promised your parents that you would be home 15 minutes ago. Although the speed limit is 25 mph, you are going about 34 mph. As you approach the intersection, the light turns yellow, but you go on …

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Dealing With Death | Washington State

Posted: (52 years ago) The following resources are designed to provide information regarding your options when a death occurs. We recommend you obtain private legal counsel regarding decisions about estate planning and distribution. Department of Health Death Certificate Ordering Information Center for Health Statistics P.O.

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AG Ferguson files consumer protection lawsuit against ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Feb 06, 2020  · Thousands of customers waiting years for help. SEATTLE — Attorney General Bob Ferguson has filed a lawsuit against Bellevue-based Reed Hein & Associates LLC, alleging numerous unfair or deceptive business practices related to services to “exit” consumers’ timeshares. Reed Hein does business under the name Timeshare Exit Team.. One key issue: …

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Landlord-Tenant | Washington State

Posted: (52 years ago) The Attorney General's Office has the legal authority to accept and attempt to resolve disputes concerning issues that arise from mobile/manufactured tenancy where an individual owns the home and rents a lot for the home in a mobile/manufactured home park. If this applies to you contact the Manufactured Housing Dispute Resolution Program at (866) WAG-MHLTA (1-866 …

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Current Job Postings | Washington State

Posted: (52 years ago) Current Job Postings. COVID Vaccination Requirement: Per AGO Policy, employees and volunteers of the Washington State Attorney General’s Office (AGO) must be fully vaccinated no later than October 18, 2021, as a condition of employment. Being fully vaccinated means that an individual is at least two weeks past their final dose of an ...

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Washington State | Office of the Attorney General

Posted: (52 years ago) Attorney General’s task force recommends reforms to improve state’s response to sexual assault. OLYMPIA — Today the Sexual Assault Forensic Examination (SAFE) Advisory Group convened by Attorney General Bob Ferguson’s office released a report recommending reforms that will improve the state’s...

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File a Complaint | Washington State

Posted: (52 years ago) File a Complaint | Washington State. We offer an informal complaint resolution service to Washington state residents, and to consumers with complaints about businesses located in Washington state. Through this process, we contact businesses to determine their response to consumer complaints. If a business refuses to respond or to make an ...

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Contracts | Washington State

Posted: (52 years ago) The Attorney General’s Office (AGO) is requiring all suppliers, vendors and other contractors working on-site at any AGO facility to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or receive an approved exemption no later than Tuesday, November 30, 2021, in accordance with the Governor’s Proclamation 21-14.2 COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement. For more information, pl…

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Government Compliance & Enforcement | Washington State

Posted: (52 years ago) Contact: PO Box 40100 Olympia, WA 98504-0100 Email Overview The Government Compliance and Enforcement Division provides legal services to 30 state agencies, boards and commissions including three elected officials. Its clients protect citizens by regulating health care providers, insurers, liquor and marijuana establishments, gambling, ethics, campaign finance, and financial

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Open Government Training | Washington State

Posted: (52 years ago) Welcome to the Open Government Training web page of the Office of the Attorney General. General Information & Instructions Click on the dropdown boxes below for "General Information and Instructions." To take online training, scroll down to "Open Government Training Curriculum & Resources." For sample documentation, scroll down to "Last Step: Training Documentation."

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Open Government Resource Manual | Washington State

Posted: (52 years ago) Oct 31, 2016  · Open Government Resource Manual (PDF) A Message from Attorney General Bob Ferguson Welcome to the Washington State Attorney General’s Office 2016 Open Government Resource Manual. This manual provides you information about our state’s Sunshine Laws. I am committed to enhancing transparency in government. Open government is vital to a free and …

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Deposits and Fees | Washington State

Posted: (52 years ago) Washington State has laws concerning deposits and fees that you should understand. When you move into a rental unit a deposit and a fee are usually required. The difference between a deposit and a fee is that one is refundable and the other is not. A deposit is an amount of money that a tenant must pay before or at the time he/she moves in.

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Consumer Protection | Washington State

Posted: (52 years ago) The Consumer Protection Division is composed of attorneys and professional staff. The division enforces the Consumer Protection Act (RCW 19.86) and other statutes to help keep the Washington marketplace free of unfair and deceptive practices. The division investigates and files legal actions to stop unfair and deceptive practices, recovers refunds for consumers, seeks pen…

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AG Ferguson: Reed Hein to pay $2.61 million to resolve ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Sep 28, 2021  · The company retracts and apologizes for statements in response to the Attorney General’s lawsuit . OLYMPIA — Attorney General Bob Ferguson today announced that Kirkland-based timeshare exit company, Reed Hein & Associates LLC, must stop its deceptive timeshare exit practices and pay $2.61 million to Washington. If the company violates the …

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Medicaid Fraud | Washington State

Posted: (52 years ago) P.O. Box 40114 - Olympia, WA - 98504 - (360) 586-8888 Established in 1978, the Washington State Medicaid Fraud Control Division (MFCD) is responsible for both criminal and civil investigation and prosecution of healthcare provider fraud committed against the State’s Medicaid program. The division also investigates and prosecutes complaints of resident abuse or neglect in

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Office of Attorney General Bob Ferguson | Washington State

Posted: (52 years ago) Attorney General Bob Ferguson is an experienced lawyer, independent leader, and fourth-generation Washingtonian. As Attorney General, he is working hard to: Stand up for our veterans. The Office of the Attorney General is the chief legal office for the state of Washington with attorneys and staff in 27 divisions across the state providing legal ...

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Obtaining Records | Washington State

Posted: (52 years ago) The people of this state do not yield their sovereignty to the agencies that serve them... The people insist on remaining informed so that they may maintain control over the instruments that they have created. —RCW 42.56.030 The Attorney General's Office would like to assist you in understanding Washington law governing access to public records, and obtaining those records.

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Local Government Public Records Consultation | Washington ...

Posted: (52 years ago) The PRA ensures the sovereignty of the people and the accountability of the governmental agencies that serve them by providing full access to information concerning the conduct of government. Predisik v. Spokane School Dist. No. 81, 182 Wn.2d 896 (2015). The Washington State Legislature created the Attorney General’s Office Local Government Public Records …

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Tenant Rights | Washington State

Posted: (52 years ago) Tenant Rights and Responsibilities. By the time you are a senior in high school, you are ready to be on your own. The nagging from parents has almost become intolerable, and all you want is a place of your own – somewhere where you don’t have to answer to anybody.

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Electronic Service of Original Summons & Complaint ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Consistent with the July 24, 2020 extension of the Governor’s “Safe Start Phased Reopening” plan, the Washington Attorney General’s Office will authorize and acknowledge original service of process of a Summons and Complaint by e-mail only at the following address: [email protected]atg.wa.gov. This authorization applies only to suits against the State of …

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Utilities (Regulated) | Washington State

Posted: (52 years ago) Utilities (Regulated) The Public Counsel Unit of the Attorney General’s Office represents the customers of state-regulated investor-owned utility companies. This includes telecommunications companies such as Lumen Technologies (CenturyLink) and Frontier, and electric and gas companies such as Puget Sound Energy, Avista and PacifiCorp.

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Internet Crime | Washington State

Posted: (52 years ago) Internet CrimeWhile the Washington State Attorney General's Office can help propose legislation to protect consumers against Internet crime and while we can fight Internet crime through our high-tech unit using the state's Consumer Protection Act, when it comes to other types of crimes, our efforts are limited by the office's lack of original criminal jurisdiction.If you are a

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Lemon Law | Washington State

Posted: (52 years ago) WAC 44-10 – Lemon Law Administrative Rules, arbitration and the arbitration process. The Washington State Motor Vehicle "Lemon Law" is designed to help new vehicle owners who have substantial continuing problems with warranty repairs. The law allows the owner to request an arbitration hearing through the Attorney General's Office.

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Cases | Washington State

Posted: (52 years ago) Federal Policies Washington, et al. v. Trump et al. (“Travel Ban”) - complaint against EO1, complaint against EO2, complaint against EO3 Washington leads a six-state challenge to a series of policies banning immigration and travel to the United States from Muslim-majority countries. The travel bans separate families, harm employers including state agencies, harm the interests

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Child Abuse & Neglect | Washington State

Posted: (52 years ago) Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS) within local communities are responsible for receiving and investigating reports of suspected child abuse and neglect. Reports are received by Children’s Administration/Child Protective Services (CPS) located in each community office and assessed to determine whether the report meets the legal

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AG Ferguson announces formation of team to facilitate ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Aug 12, 2021  · OLYMPIA — Attorney General Bob Ferguson today announced the team that will facilitate the Washington State Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and People (MMIW/P) Task Force. Legislative appointments to the task force are expected later this month. “This exceptional team will be crucial to the work of our Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women …

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Contact Us | Washington State

Posted: (52 years ago) Consistent with the July 24, 2020 extension of the Governor’s “Safe Start Phased Reopening” plan, the Washington Attorney General’s Office will authorize and acknowledge original service of process of a Summons and Complaint by e-mail only at the following address: [email protected]atg.wa.gov.. This authorization applies only to suits against the State of …

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Where to Go for Help | Washington State

Posted: (52 years ago) The wireless industry is highly competitive and dynamic. New technologies and services are introduced on a regular basis. If you have questions about your wireless service, or if you have any concerns, please contact your wireless carrier first.

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Concealed Pistol License Reciprocity | Washington State

Posted: (52 years ago) The Attorney General’s Office periodically reviews the laws of other states to determine whether those laws meet the requirements for Washington to reciprocally recognize a concealed pistol license or permit issued by those states. The Attorney General is required by law to publish a list of states with which Washington has reciprocity. That list is below.

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Bushing Scams | Washington State

Posted: (52 years ago) Bushing occurs when a dealer attempts to change the terms of a sale agreement more than four business days after the deal was signed. Also known as “spot delivery” or “yo-yo” sales, this switcheroo is strictly forbidden under Washington state law, RCW 46.70.180(4), and is a per se violation of the state Consumer Protection Act. Dealer Obligations Under the law, car dealers are

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Small Claims Court | Washington State

Posted: (52 years ago) Small Claims Court. Each district court in the State of Washington contains a “Small Claims” division for the settlement of civil disputes in which damages claimed total less than $10,000. Small Claims Court was established to provide a low-cost, user-friendly alternative to litigation. The following information was taken from the Small ...

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Ban on Internet and Mail-Order Tobacco Sales | Washington ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Effective July 28, 2009, RCW 70.155.140 makes it illegal for most tobacco products ordered or purchased by telephone, mail order, or through the Internet, to be shipped directly to consumers in Washington. More information about the law, which was written by the Attorney General's Office and passed during the 2009 Legislative session, can be found here:

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Healthcare Transactions Notification Requirement ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Healthcare Transactions Notification Requirement. In 2019, the Washington State Legislature enacted Attorney General's backed House Bill 1607, that established a new chapter, RCW 19.390 requiring that prior notice be given to the Attorney General before the effective date of a proposed material change, such as a merger or acquisition, involving ...

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Manufactured Housing Dispute Resolution Program ...

Posted: (52 years ago) What is the Manufactured Housing Dispute Resolution Program (MHDRP)? Owners of manufactured and mobile homes who rent a space for their home in a park or community have important rights and responsibilities under the state Manufactured/Mobile Home Landlord Tenant Act (MHLTA), RCW 59.20.Landlords have rights and responsibilities under the law, too.

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Debt collector to return $475,000 to Washington consumers ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Jun 08, 2021  · Machol & Johannes must also forgive an additional $250,000 in unlawfully assessed fees and costs SEATTLE — Attorney General Bob Ferguson announced today that Denver-based collection agency Machol & Johannes must return approximately $475,000 to as many as 5,000 Washington consumers, and forgive up to $250,000 in fees and costs for …

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Employment | Washington State

Posted: (52 years ago) COVID Vaccination Requirement: Per AGO Policy, employees and volunteers of the Washington State Attorney General’s Office (AGO) must be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment. Being fully vaccinated means that an individual is at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. If you are selected to serve within the AGO as an …

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Driving Laws | Washington State

Posted: (52 years ago) Driving Laws. If you are in high school or will be soon, you are probably dreaming about the day you will get your driver's license. It might be just around the corner, or it might be a longer wait, but the day that you can get your license depends on several things.

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Replacement or Repurchase? | Washington State

Posted: (52 years ago) Replacement or Repurchase? At the arbitration hearing you will have to make a final decision whether you want the vehicle replaced or repurchased. If your vehicle is determined to be a “lemon” by the arbitrator, you will be awarded your choice of repurchase or replacement of the vehicle. Once an arbitration hearing is over, your choice or repurchase or replacement cannot be

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Manufactured/ Mobile Home Landlord-Tenant Act | Washington ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Under the Manufactured/Mobile Home Landlord Tenant Act, RCW 59.20, rental of a mobile home lot must be based on a written rental agreement signed by both parties before the tenant moves in. Written rental agreements, including the original park rules, are renewed automatically for the same length of time as the original agreement. Year to year agreements automatically renew fo…

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Vulnerable Adult Abuse | Washington State

Posted: (52 years ago) Resources for friends & family If you know a senior or disabled person who is being harmed in any way, either by the actions of other people or through because they cannot care for themselves, call one of the following numbers: If this is an emergency, immediately call 911 •For long-term care residents: 1-800-562-6078 •For all others: 1-866-363-4276 (1-866-END …

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Lemon Law | Washington State

Posted: (52 years ago) Links Washington ATG - Lemon Law The Center of Auto Safety - Lemon Law by State Lemon Law As a young adult moving out into the "cold, cruel world," the automotive industry has practically tattooed a bull's eye on your forehead. Frequently, young adults have problems with buying a car simply because they don't understand what they are getting into.

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Human Trafficking | Washington State

Posted: (52 years ago) In 2003, Washington was the first state to pass a law criminalizing human trafficking and we have the most stringent law in the country. Under the law, it's a serious felony to recruit, harbor, transport or obtain any person for labor or services using force, fraud or coercion. That includes sex trafficking and other forms of forced labor, from ...

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Request AGO Public Records | Washington State

Posted: (52 years ago) The Office of the Attorney General will continue to accept public records requests by way of the following methods to submit a request: By email to [email protected]atg.wa.gov (preferred method) By letter to Public Records Unit, PO Box 40100, Olympia, WA 98504-0100 or. By fax to (360) 586-2741. Thank you.

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Telemarketing Fraud | Washington State

Posted: (52 years ago) File a complaint with the Attorney General's Office. File a complaint with the National Fraud Information Center. They gather information about telemarking fraud and use it to help consumers spot scams. You can mail your complaint to them at: NCL's Fraud.org, c/o National Consumers League, 1701 K Street, NW, Suite 1200, Washington, DC 20006.

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Antitrust/Unfair Trade Practices | Washington State

Posted: (52 years ago) The Office of the Attorney General's Antitrust Division is responsible for enforcing Federal and Washington State Antitrust Laws. This includes antitrust provisions of Washington's Unfair Business Practices-Consumer Protection Act. The division also brings actions in federal court under Sections One and Two of the Sherman Act. The Antitrust Division investigates complaints

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