LFO Reconsideration Day in Pierce County

It is estimated that 700 people in Pierce County with Legal Financial Obligations (LFOs) which are fines and fees incurred through courts, were able to reduce or eliminate a total of thousands, if not millions of dollars. This was the second “LFO Reconsideration Day”...

Legal Financial Obligation Reform Bill Passes Senate

On February 28, 2018, the Washington Senate voted in favor of the Legal Financial Obligation bill, E2SHB 1783. Among other things, the bill eliminates interest accrual on the nonrestitution portions of legal financial obligations (LFOs). It also prevents a court from...