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1. How do I update my property situs address?
2. How can I update my mailing address?

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1. Do I need a case number?
2. Do I need an attorney?
3. How far in advance do I have to file for relocation?
4. Can I move after I file the notice?
5. What if the other parent agrees to the move?
6. What if the other parent does not agree to the move?
7. What if the other parent already moved without giving me notice?
8. If I was served with notice, how do I object?
9. Do I have to go to court?

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1. Do I need an attorney?
2. How often can I modify my child support order?
3. What is the basis for child support modification?
4. If the paying parent has another biological child, is that a basis for modification?
5. If either parent remarries, is that a basis for modification?
6. What if the paying parent is unemployed or going to college full time?
7. What if the other party does not agree with my request?
8. Can I change the amount of back support I owe?
9. Can I ask for college support (post-secondary support)?
10. Will my support obligation change when I file the petition?
11. Do I have to notify the Prosecutor’s Office about my request?
12. Do I have to go to court?

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1. How do I contact my Court appointed Attorney?
2. When is my Court date?
3. Where do I pay my traffic ticket?
4. What is my Case Number?

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1. Can I get an emergency custody order?

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1. How many days notice must I give the other party?

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1. How can I appeal the assessed value of my property to the Yakima County Board of Equalization?
2. Who may file an appeal?
3. Where can I get a petition form?
4. What information must I provide for a completed petition?
5. What is the deadline for filing?
6. Should I contact the County Assessor’s Office?
7. When do I receive a “Notice of Value”?
8. What if I did not get a “Notice of Value”?
9. When will I have a hearing?
10. What can I expect at the hearing?
11. How soon will I receive a decision from the Board of Equalization?
12. What if l am not satisfied with the Board of Equalization’s decision?
13. Should I wait until after my hearing to pay my property taxes?

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1. Do I need a case number?
2. Do I need an attorney?
3. What kind of issues can I use this packet for?
4. What is the basis of contempt?
5. Do I have to go to court?
6. How long does this process take?
7. What happens if the other party is found in contempt?

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1. When is an inmate going to court?
2. Can you give an inmate a message?
3. Can you tell me if I have any warrants for my arrest?
4. How do I give an inmate money to purchase items?
5. What is the mailing address?
6. How do I find out a person’s visiting days and times?
7. Can you give me the phone number to the City Jail or another jail in Washington State?
8. Someone got released in court today, when will he/she be getting out?
9. I bailed someone out, when will he/she be released?
10. I have a complaint, what do I do?
11. I want to make a suggestion or I have a compliment for an employee or the department?
12. I wish to make a Public Disclosure Request, how do I do that?

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1. Can I have an address for a vacant parcel
2. What are "addressible" structures?
3. What are not "addressible structures"?
4. If I relocate my parcel access to my home/business, do I have to change my address.
5. Is there a cost for apply for an address.

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1. Do I need an attorney?
2. What is the basis for a change of custody?
3. What is the basis for a change of visitation?
4. Is there a certain age in which children get to decide where they want to live?
5. Will the judge speak with the children?
6. What if the other party does not agree with my request?
7. What if I cannot find the other party?
8. If I request a change of custody, do I have to ask for child support?
9. Can I get an emergency custody order?
10. Do I have to go to court?

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1. Do I need an attorney?
2. Who can help me fill out the forms if I have questions?
3. How long does a divorce take?
4. Can I get an annulment instead of a divorce?
5. Does it matter who files for divorce first?
6. What if I cannot find my spouse?
7. What if my spouse does not agree with my request?
8. Can I get an emergency custody order?
9. Is there a certain age in which children get to decide where they want to live?
10. Will the judge speak with the children?
11. Do I have to ask for child support?
12. Can we agree on our own dollar amount for child support?
13. Do I have to take a parenting class?
14. Do I have to go to court?

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1. How do I quash my warrant?
2. Where is District Court located?
3. When is the Yakima County Courthouse open?
4. What sort of items am I prohibited from bringing into the courthouse?
5. What happens if I missed my mitigation or contested infraction hearing?
6. How do I make payment arrangements?
7. What happens if I fail to appear for my criminal case?
8. What do I do if I have a case that is in collections?

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1. What is Emergency Management?
2. How is Emergency Management carried out in Yakima County?

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1. What are Critical Areas?
2. Will my project need a Critical Areas Permit?

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1. How do I apply for a job?

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1. Do you need assistance with anything related to receiving or paying for inmate telephone calls from a facility?
2. Will I receive a monthly statement?
3. Do you want to add money to or check the balance of your Inmate's Account?
4. What if the inmate is released? Will I receive a refund for the remaining funds on the account?
5. After I have used my $25 or $50 prepaid amount, can I cancel the pre-paid account and have collect calls charged through my local telephone company?

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1. Where are you located?
2. What are the Juvenile Court hours?
3. Where do I make payments?

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1. Do I need an attorney?
2. Do I have to file for separation before filing for divorce?
3. Can I convert the separation to a divorce later?
4. How long can I stay legally separated?
5. Does it matter who files for separation first?
6. How long does a separation take?
7. What if my spouse does not agree with my request?
8. What if I cannot find my spouse?
9. Can I get an emergency order?
10. Do I have to take a parenting class?
11. Do I have to go to court?

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1. Where do I go to get a new driver's license?
2. How much does it cost to register my vehicle or vessel?
3. Where can I obtain the proper vehicle registration forms?
4. Where is the location of the State Patrol Inspection Facility and Emissions Testing Facility?
5. How can someone obtain a disabled parking permit?
6. What do I do when I have paid off the loan on my vehicle?
7. How do I apply for a DOT number?

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1. When was the Groundwater Management Area formed?
2. What is the Lower Yakima Valley Groundwater Advisory Committee?
3. What is the goal of the Groundwater Management Area?
4. How often does the Groundwater Advisory Committee meet?
5. Are the meetings open to the public?

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1. How much will mediation cost?
2. What happens if the mediation doesn’t resolve the conflict?
3. What is the “DRC” and how is it funded?
4. In what Domestic Relations situations is mediation helpful?

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1. How can I pay my ticket in full?
2. How can I make payment arrangements?
3. What do I do if a bench warrant has been issued for my arrest?

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1. What is nitrate?
2. Who is considered a high public health risk from nitrate?
3. Why are pregnant women, infants and others at high public risk?

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1. Do I need an attorney?
2. What is the basis of non-parental custody?
3. Will the court check my background?
4. Will the judge speak with the children?
5. Do I have to notify both parents about my request for custody?
6. What if I cannot find one or both of the parents?
7. What if I don’t know the father’s name or address?
8. Can I get an emergency custody order?
9. How long does it take to obtain permanent custody?
10. Do I have to go to court?

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1. What are the Income Requirements for Open Space qualification?
2. Does my homesite get a value break under the Open Space Exemption?
3. I received a letter asking for more information on my Open Space property from the Assessor. What do I need to do?

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1. Do I need an attorney?
2. Do I need a case number?
3. What if I have a case number?
4. Why would I need to order another copy of my paternity affidavit?
5. What if we didn’t sign a paternity affidavit?
6. What if I cannot find the other parent?
7. Can I get an emergency custody order?
8. Do I have to go to court?
9. Do I have to ask for child support?

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1. How much does a building permit cost for a new home?
2. I want to build a storage shed, do I need a permit or is it exempt?

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1. What are your office hours?
2. Where are you located?
3. I was just placed on Pre-Trial Release, what do I do now?
4. How often am I required to check in with my Pre-Trial Services Officer?
5. What if I miss a court date?
6. What happens if I miss an appointment/phone check-in?
7. What assistance does Pre-Trial Services provide to defendants?
8. How do I find out when my next court date is?

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1. I need to reschedule my appointment.
2. I need to sign up for a class.
3. When do I have court

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1. How can I intern for your office?

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1. Is curbside recycling available to me?
2. Why can't we recycle glass in our curbside program?
3. Why can we not recycle glass in Yakima County?
4. How do I recycle my CFL’s and fluorescent tubes?
5. Where do I recycle an old TV?
6. Where do I recycle an old computer?
7. Can I recycle shredded paper?
8. Do the labels need to come off when I recycle my bottles and steel/tin cans?
9. Do I need to remove the caps from my soda bottles and milk jugs?
10. Does Yakima County sell compost?
11. I was charged an Unsecured Load Fee at my last trip to the landfill, what is this?

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1. Is a letter of intent mandatory to allow our agency to submit a proposal to the WIOA RFP?
2. Can we submit an electronic letter of intent via email?
3. Can we use single spacing and smaller font size for charts and graphs within narrative sections?
4. The elements of the program sections are, in some cases, not aligned with the evaluation criteria. How should we organize our business plan to facilitate your evaluation?
5. Do we include individuals that receive Basic Career Services in program design, budget, and goals?

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1. What income amounts are included in the calculations for the Senior Citizen/Disabled Person exemption?
2. What deductions can be excluded from my income for the Senior Citizen/Disabled Person exemption?
3. I own 6 acres, how much of my parcel can be exempted under the Senior Citizen/Disabled Person exemption?
4. If I sell my home, will the new owner receive the benefit of the Senior Citizen/Disabled Person exemption?
5. Can I transfer my Senior Citizen/Disabled Person exemption to a different property?

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1. What is the Sex Offender Registration Law?
2. What is a sex offender?
3. When referring to a Level I, Level II or Level III sex offender, what do the risk levels mean?
4. Who must register as a sex offender?
5. How long must an offender continue to register?
6. Why can't we control where registered sex offenders live?
7. Who decides where a Sex Offender may live?
8. Who monitors registered sex offenders in Yakima County?
9. Under what authority is sex offender information released to the public?
10. What guidelines are used to determine the extent of public disclosure?
11. What steps should I take to protect my family?
12. What can I do, as a concerned citizen?
13. Why are there unleveled registered sex offenders?

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1. I got a ticket for speeding but now I can't find it. How much do I owe and where should I send my payment?
2. Where can I get information on the laws dealing with firearms?
3. Where can I run criminal history checks?
4. If I my home is broken into, what should I do?
5. If I need protection from someone, where should I go?
6. There are some people who constantly race up and down our road, what can I do?
7. Where does the Sheriff have jurisdiction?
8. I am interested in becoming a deputy, what do I need to do?

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1. What is a shoreline?
2. What are the shorelines of Yakima County?
3. How far does shoreline jurisdiction extend?
4. Do I need a shoreline permit?
5. What type of permit do I need?

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1. What is the State Environmental Policy Act?
2. Where do I begin with the SEPA process?
3. How do I being with the SEPA process?
4. What is mitigation?

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1. What is the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Stormwater Program?
2. What is a Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4)?
3. Which Municipal Separate Storm Sewer Systems are regulated by the Eastern Washington Phase II Municipal Stormwater Permit?
4. How are the regional stormwater utility service areas determined?
5. What is stormwater and why is it a problem?
6. What is an impervious surface?
7. How will the stormwater management program benefit taxpayers, homeowners, etc.?
8. What kinds of pollutants are found in the storm drain system?
9. Are sewers and storm drains the same thing?
10. What can residents do to help improve stormwater quality?
11. What can you put down the storm drain?
12. What happens if the Regional Stormwater group does not comply with its NPDES stormwater discharge permit?
13. What is meant by a "larger common plan of development or sale?"
14. What kinds of stormwater discharges are required to have NPDES stormwater permit coverage?
15. What is the stormwater fee used for?
16. How is the stormwater fee calculated?
17. Is the utility fee just another tax?
18. Why a stormwater utility now?
19. No water runs off my property. Why am I being charged a stormwater fee?

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1. Can you explain the survey stakes near my property?
2. How long will our road be under construction and when will it reopen?
3. I have questions from contractors wanting to substitute other material or methods in jobs, what do I do?

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1. How can I get my road on the list to be improved?
2. How do I get my company listed on the County small works roster?
3. How does the County determine which gravel roads get paved?
4. I need to talk to the Engineer on my road improvement project, how do I contact them?
5. I was told that our gravel road would be paved this year, but nothing has yet happened. Are you still paving our road?
6. Is our company on the County consultant roster?
7. If I have questions regarding consultant agreements, who do I contact?
8. Is there a private company in Yakima County that dust abates private roads?
9. How does a road improvement district work?
10. Why can't my gravel road be paved?

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1. Are you going to sell this County property?
2. How does Yakima County obtain / divest [itself of] right-of-way?
3. I need information regarding County right of way near my property, where can I get it?
4. I would like to know about an easement on my property, where do I get that?
5. Is this right-of-way in the City or County?

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1. My road is covered in snow and ice; will you be plowing or sanding it soon?
2. My road is dusty. Will you be watering it down or dust abating it anytime soon?
3. My road needs grading. When will the County be grading it?
4. The dust abatement has worn off. Will you be dust abating again?
5. The traffic sign down the street is down/damaged, are you going to fix it?
6. There is a dead animal in the road. Can the County pick it up?
7. There is a pothole in the road. When will you be repairing it?
8. There is garbage or debris in the road. When can the County pick it up?
9. There is water over the roadway. What is the County going to do about this?
10. Vegetation is growing tall along the road and near our intersection. When will you be mowing?

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1. Can I get a second driveway to my property?
2. Can I plant trees in front of my house?
3. How can I get information on subdivision X?
4. How do I build my road approach?
5. How do I get an address for my property?
6. How do I name my road?
7. I have a property that I would like to access to a County road. What do I do?
8. I lost my address plate. Where do I get a new one?
9. I need a franchise, and what is it?
10. I want to get access from my property to a state highway / city street, how do I do that?
11. I would like to get a petition for a speed limit or stop sign, how do I do that?
12. Is this where I get an event permit that involves a County Road (bicycle race, run, etc.)?
13. I need to move an overweight and/or oversized vehicle, house or manufactured home on County roads. Do I need a permit?
14. I'd like to get traffic counts for my road, how do I do that?
15. My neighbor and I are having a dispute about my access easement. Can you help me?
16. My neighbor is blocking an easement, what do I do?
17. My project requires me to work within County right-of-way. What do I need to do?
18. What are the County's development standards?
19. What do I do if I find traffic control or other roadside devices inoperable?

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1. Where are you located and what are your hours of operation?

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1. Where and how do I apply for a senior citizen and/or disabled person’s exemption on my property taxes?
2. Why am I still paying property taxes if I have an exemption?

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1. How can I obtain information on foreclosure properties?
2. If I have delinquent taxes and/or assessments, when does the county begin their foreclosure process?
3. Where do I go to find out if there are any liens on my property?

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1. When are property tax statements sent to taxpayers?
2. When are property taxes due?
3. Why did I receive my property tax and assessment statement when my mortgage company pays them?
4. Do you accept postmark as the date of payment?
5. What happens if I don’t make my payment on time?
6. Is there a drop box for property tax payments?
7. Can I pay my taxes with a credit or debit card?
8. How are my property taxes calculated?
9. How do I make a taxpayer name or address change?
10. Why haven’t I received my property tax statement?
11. What happens if both my mortgage company and I pay my taxes for my property?
12. What can I do if the “situs/location” address is incorrect on my tax statement?
13. How do I protest my taxes?
14. What are personal property taxes?
15. I am delinquent on my personal property taxes. Why are they treated differently than my real property taxes?

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1. What is required for each property transfer?
2. What are the excise tax rates for Yakima County?
3. How long do I have to process my property/mobile home transfer and pay excise tax?
4. I am gifting my property. Is there anything else I need to do?

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1. What can I do if I disagree with my assessed value?

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1. Where do I pay my water/sewer bill?
2. How do I change the name on an existing utilities account?
3. I would like to connect to County water/sewer service. How do I do that?
4. My property is in Terrace Heights; can I connect to the Terrace Heights Water System?
5. What is a community well? Can I get one for my development?
6. My meter is running real fast; I may have a water leak. Who can I talk to?
7. I don't have any water service; are you doing work in the area?

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1. How often does the Assessors Office revalue my property?
2. How often does the Assessors Office physically inspect my property?
3. If my value goes up won't my taxes go up too?
4. How can I appeal my Assessed Value?

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1. Where is the Yakima County Veterans Program office?

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1. Why should I test my water?
2. Aren’t water supplies tested and treated to be safe?
3. How do I have my water tested?
4. Where do I go to get my water tested?
5. How much does the water test cost?
6. What do my test results mean?
7. What should I do if I find out my water isn’t safe to drink?
8. Where can I get more information?

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1. What is Wildland-Urban Interface?
2. What is a wildland?