Representing yourself in court can be a complicated process. In this workshop, you'll learn the basics of the civil lawsuit process from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 18 at the Central Library, 1000 Fourth Ave, Level 4, Howard S. Wright Family & Janet W. Ketcham Meeting Room 2, 206-386-4636.

Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. Parking is available in the Central Library garage for $6 after 5 p.m.

This class will focus on court rules, court procedures, forms, scheduling and deadlines. Some of the common civil lawsuit types covered will include:

  • landlord tenant
  • family law
  • wills and probate
  • garnishment of wages
  • personal injury
  • property disputes

Attendees will have access to a password-protected website with additional information and resources, including the most commonly used civil forms.

This workshop is taught by The Public Law Library of King County. The workshop will not cover immigration proceedings, or criminal proceedings such as a D.U.I or felony and misdemeanor offenses.