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Sealing Juvenile Court Records - Self-Help Forms

Authored By: Northwest Justice Project
Information about using the Self-Help Forms Related

Information about using the Self-Help Forms

This online interview was developed by the Northwest Justice Project and TeamChild. The interview is easy to use and when completed provides Ready to File court forms and instructions for sealing juvenile court records in Washington State. You should first read Sealing Juvenile Court Records in Washington State and watch our short video to fully understand this process.

These forms are not for commercial use and charging for use in any way is prohibited.

What if I have questions?

To learn more about the project and what to expect when you use the interactive court forms, read the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's) at LawHelp Interactive.

What should I know about representing myself in court?

When you represent yourself in court you are held to the same standards as an attorney. Your preparation, paperwork, and your conduct at all hearings must comply with court rules and orders. You should always talk to a lawyer about your legal issues before filing any legal paperwork. Even if you do not hire a lawyer to appear in your case, a lawyer can give you information about your rights. Read our publication Basic Tips on How to Prepare for a Court Hearing or Trial for more information on court behavior.

Where can I find an assistance if I decide I need it?

Visit the Washington State Bar Association's web site for information on how to locate an attorney.

Last Review and Update: Mar 27, 2013
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