Judges 1:1, Who Asked God?

Question: judges 1 who asked God and did they have that authority to go to Him? i thought only certain ones was able to go and asked him. Answer: The people went to the high priest to ask things of God. The priest represented God to the people, and the people to God. Examples: 1 Samuel 28:6, Nehemiah 7:65, 1 Samuel 23:9-13, 1 Samuel 30:7-8. -PJ