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May 24, 2009 in City

Letters from defendants with legal financial obligations

These two letters from defendants with legal financial obligations explain their inability to immediately pay those fees. The letters are from Michael Lafferty and Kennie C. Patrick.

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May 24, 2009 in City

Order enforcing legal financial obligations

Michael Lafferty’s order enforcing legal financial obligations is an example of the language being challenged at the Washington Supreme Court by attorney Susan Gasch.

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May 24, 2009 in City

Study showing impact of legal financial obligations in Wash.

This study, prepared by the Washington State Minority and Justice Commission in August 2008, shows the impact of legal financial obligations in Washington.

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May 24, 2009 in City

Study showing success of collecting debts

This 2008 study shows the success of collecting legal debts, or legal financial obligations, as prepared by a finance division manager.

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