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Change Your Child Support Order (3)+

Child Support Adjustment Self-Help Packets (2)+

  • File a Motion to Adjust a Child Support Order

    Blank forms to print and fill out on your own, with how-to instructions for completing and filing. You may only file this motion in limited cases. Read the instructions carefully. Make sure this is the right packet for you. Packet #3221EN. Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project
  • Respond to a Motion to Adjust a Child Support Court Order

    Blank forms to print and fill out on your own, with how-to instructions for completing and filing. This will help you file your response to the motion, ask the court for what you want, and prepare for your hearing. Packet #3223EN. Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project

Child Support Modification Self-Help Packets (3)+

  • File a Petition to Modify a Child Support Court Order

    Blank forms to print and fill out on your own, with how-to instructions for completing and filing. Before using this packet, ask your county's Family Law Facilitator or Court Clerk if they have their own packet. If so, use theirs instead. Packet #3224EN Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project
  • Finalize a Modification of a Child Support Court Order

    Blank forms to print and fill out on your own, with how-to instructions for completing and filing. You can use this packet whether you filed or responded to the petition. Packet #3229EN. Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project
  • Respond to a Petition to Modify a Child Support Court Order

    Blank forms to print and fill out on your own, with how-to instructions for completing and filing. Do not use this if you are served with a petition to modify an administrative child support order. If you are served with a petition asking a Washington Court to modify a support order from another state, talk to a lawyer before using this packet. Packet #3228EN Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project

Getting Child Support (2)+

  • How Can I Collect Child Support?

    Learn how the Division of Child Support (DCS), whose services are free, can help you set and collect child support. There is a locator service to help find parents who owe support. #3812EN Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project
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    Spanish / Español
  • Getting Child Support after High School

    Find out when and how to change your child support order to include post-secondary educational support making one or both parents responsible to pay for the child's educational expenses beyond high school. #3818EN Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project

Owing Child Support (2)+

Serving Papers (1)+

  • Serving Papers on the State

    Blank forms to print and fill out on your own, with how-to instructions for completing and filing. If you, the other parent, or the children receive public assistance, use this packet to notify the State when you set or change child support. #3218EN Read More

    By:
    Northwest Justice Project