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  • Divorce, Debt, and Bankruptcy in Washington State

    0102EN - This is a general overview of debt and bankruptcy issues related to divorce. Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project
  • Enforcing Your Divorce Decree: Money and Property Issues

    3234EN - At the end of your dissolution (divorce), the court will issue a final court order. In Washington, we call this final order a Dissolution Decree. Other states may call it something else. This final order may order your former spouse to pay you and award you certain property. This publication explains how to enforce the decree (make sure everyone follows it) and collect the money/property your ex-spouse must pay/give you. Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project
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Guardians ad litem / evaluators (3)+

  • Guardian ad Litems in Family Law Cases Cases

    3103EN - A judge may appoint a guardian ad litem (GAL) in a court case about custody or visitation rights. Any party to the case may ask for appointment of a GAL, or the judge can decide on his her/own to appoint one. A GAL may be a lawyer, mental health professional, or volunteer. This packet has the necessary forms and instructions. Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project
  • How to Work with GALs and Parenting Evaluators

    If you are involved in a divorce, paternity or non-parent custody case where the other parent does not agree with you, the court may appoint a Guardian ad Litem (GAL) or Parenting Evaluator. This publication contains tips to help you work successfully with the GAL. Publication #3106EN Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project
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    Spanish / Español
  • When you Disagree with a Guardian Ad Litem Report

    In a family law case where the parties disagree about the parenting plan, the court may appoint a Guardian ad Litem (GAL), or an Evaluator. A GAL or Evaluator’s job is to investigate both households to recommend to the court a residential plan in the child’s best interest. Publication 3111EN Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project
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    Spanish / Español

Military families (2)+

  • Divorcing Someone in the Military: Basic Questions and Answers

    Service members who are divorcing have additional protections under the law. This publication briefly describes those protections. This info is for both the service member and the non-service member. Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project
  • Veterans: Divorce & Military Benefits

    3232EN - This publication will help you understand how divorce proceedings may affect your benefits. We explain the effects of divorce on VA Income Benefits, Military Retirement Pay and Military Retirement Medical Benefits. Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project
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