Is there an online glossary for definitions of legal terms used in Washington State?


Yes.  There are several glossaries on the Washington Courts Web site:


  1. The Resources, Publications, and Reports/A Guide to Terms Used in Washington State Courts/Glossary of Terms.
  2. The Caseload/Supreme Court/Annual/Glossary/Supreme Court Glossary.
  3. The Caseload/Court of Appeals/Annual/Glossary/Court of Appeals Glossary.
  4. The Caseload/Superior Court/Monthly/Glossary/Superior Court Glossary.
  5. The Caseload/Courts of Limited Jurisdiction/Monthly/Glossary/Courts of Limited Jurisdiction Glossary.


There is also a Glossary on the Washington LawHelp Web site. 

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See also:  Answer: ACRONYMS Used by Courts in Washington


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