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25 Resource(s) Found

Ask the Court to Waive Your Filing Fee | Printable Packet

Use this to ask the court to waive (cancel) the filing fee to start a civil court case when you can't afford to pay it. Blank forms to print and fill out on your own, with how-to instructions for completing and filing. Or use our do-it-yourself interview program, Washington Forms Online, to complete the forms. #3204EN

File for Divorce | Printable Packet

Blank forms to print and fill out on your own, with how-to instructions for completing and filing. Or use our do-it-yourself interview program, Washington Forms Online, to complete the forms. #3202EN

Tips for phone and video hearings

How to get ready for and conduct yourself during a remote hearing (over the phone or by video-conference). #9961EN

How to serve the other party in a family law case

Blank forms to print and fill out on your own, with how-to instructions for completing and filing. When filing your case, make sure a copy of the petition, summons, and other papers you are filing are delivered to the person you are filing the case against "the other party" in a legally correct way. #3201EN

Finalize a Divorce by Default | Printable Packet

Blank forms to print and fill out on your own, with how-to instructions for completing and filing. Use this to finalize a divorce when your spouse has not filed a Response to the case. You must have already filed and served your spouse with the papers starting your divorce. Or use our do-it-yourself interview program, Washington Forms Online, to complete the forms. #3205EN

Finalize a divorce (with children) by agreement

Blank forms to print and fill out on your own, with how-to instructions for completing and filing. Use this to finalize your divorce when you and your spouse have an agreement (or settlement) and children are involved. You must have already filed your divorce and served your spouse with the papers. You should also have already reached an agreement. Packet #3251EN.

Finalize Your Divorce (without Children or Restraining Orders) by Agreement | Printable Packet

Blank forms to print and fill out on your own, with how-to instructions for completing and filing. #3250EN

Respond to Divorce | Printable Packet

Blank forms to print and fill out on your own, with how-to instructions for completing and filing. Or use our do-it-yourself interview program, Washington Forms Online, to complete the forms. #3203EN

Depositions in Civil Cases

Read this if you are being deposed in a family law case. #9919EN

“Doing Discovery” in Family Law Cases: Interrogatories and Requests for Production

Read this if you are a party in a contested family law case (“contested” means you and the other party disagree about issues) AND you want or need to get more information from the other party about their side of the issues. #3900EN

Getting Ready for a Settlement Conference

Read this to learn why you should go to your settlement conference, what will happen there, and what happens if you do not settle. #3911EN

How to serve the other party in a family law case

Blank forms to print and fill out on your own, with how-to instructions for completing and filing. When filing your case, make sure a copy of the petition, summons, and other papers you are filing are delivered to the person you are filing the case against "the other party" in a legally correct way. #3201EN

Immigration Status and Court Hearings in Washington State

Questions and answers about when and how the court can ask about your immigration status. #8110EN

Tips for phone and video hearings

How to get ready for and conduct yourself during a remote hearing (over the phone or by video-conference). #9961EN

Interpreters for People with Limited English Proficiency

Read this if you live in Washington, English is not your first language and you have trouble speaking or understanding English easily. Help may be available. #8902EN

Ask the Court to Waive Your Filing Fee | Printable Packet

Use this to ask the court to waive (cancel) the filing fee to start a civil court case when you can't afford to pay it. Blank forms to print and fill out on your own, with how-to instructions for completing and filing. Or use our do-it-yourself interview program, Washington Forms Online, to complete the forms. #3204EN

File for Divorce | Printable Packet

Blank forms to print and fill out on your own, with how-to instructions for completing and filing. Or use our do-it-yourself interview program, Washington Forms Online, to complete the forms. #3202EN

Finalize a Divorce by Default | Printable Packet

Blank forms to print and fill out on your own, with how-to instructions for completing and filing. Use this to finalize a divorce when your spouse has not filed a Response to the case. You must have already filed and served your spouse with the papers starting your divorce. Or use our do-it-yourself interview program, Washington Forms Online, to complete the forms. #3205EN

Finalize a divorce (with children) by agreement

Blank forms to print and fill out on your own, with how-to instructions for completing and filing. Use this to finalize your divorce when you and your spouse have an agreement (or settlement) and children are involved. You must have already filed your divorce and served your spouse with the papers. You should also have already reached an agreement. Packet #3251EN.

Finalize Your Divorce (without Children or Restraining Orders) by Agreement | Printable Packet

Blank forms to print and fill out on your own, with how-to instructions for completing and filing. #3250EN

How to Write a Declaration in a Family Law Case

This packet tells you what should be included in a Declaration and tips on how to write one. There is a family law declaration and other forms attached that you can fill out. #3917EN

Respond to Divorce | Printable Packet

Blank forms to print and fill out on your own, with how-to instructions for completing and filing. Or use our do-it-yourself interview program, Washington Forms Online, to complete the forms. #3203EN

Immigration Status and Court Hearings in Washington State

Questions and answers about when and how the court can ask about your immigration status. #8110EN

Mediation: Should I use it?

Mediation is an informal way to resolve disputes without going to court. The parties attempt to negotiate a mutually agreeable settlement with the help of a neutral mediator. Mediation can be used in many types of disputes. #3226EN

Getting ready for a court hearing or trial

Tips on how to represent yourself and prepare for a court appearance. #3210EN

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