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  • Guardians ad Litem in Family Law Cases Cases

    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 to appoint one. This packet has the necessary forms and instructions. #3103EN Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project - CLEAR Intake Line
  • 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. Here are some tips to help you work successfully with the GAL. #3106EN Read More

    By:
    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. #3111EN Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project
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    Spanish / Español

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  • Changing Your Legal Separation to a Divorce

    This packet is for 3 situations: 1) You have a decree of legal separation and want to change it to a divorce OR 2) you have a pending (not yet finalized) legal separation case and want to change it to a divorce case OR 3) you have a decree of legal separation and want to get back together with your spouse. #3252EN Read More

    By:
    Northwest Justice Project
  • Legal Separation: General Info

    Learn about the difference between getting a divorce and a legal separation and why people might choose a one over the other. #3253EN Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project
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    Spanish / Español

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