Washington

Paternity/Parentage

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Family

In this section of Washington LawHelp you will find general information and self-help packets about parentage cases in Washington state.

IMPORTANT NEWS:  In December 2013, the state Supreme Court in In re Parentage of C.M.F., Docket No. 8802908 (12/19/13), issued a decision that affects procedure and the rights of parties in parentage cases. Even if you cannot afford to pay one to represent you, try to meet with a lawyer once for advice about how this ruling could affect your case.