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  • Amending (Changing) Your Petition or Parenting Plan

    Blank forms to print and fill out on your own, with how-to instructions for completing and filing. Use this if you are the petitioner in a family law case AND you decide to change something in your Petition or Proposed Parenting Plan after you have filed and served them AND Respondent does not agree with everything in your petition OR you have not received any response from Respondent. Packet #3212EN Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project - CLEAR Intake Line
  • Ask the Court to Waive Your Filing Fee | Printable Packet

    Blank forms to print and fill out on your own, with how-to instructions for completing and filing. Use this to ask the court to waive (not ask for) the filing fee required to file court papers in a civil case because you can't afford to pay it. #3204EN Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project - CLEAR Intake Line
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • Child Support Worksheets and Order | Printable Packet

    Blank forms to print and fill out on your own, with how-to instructions for completing and filing. Packet #3213EN Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project
  • File a Motion for Attorney Fees in a Divorce Case

    Blank forms to print and fill out on your own, with how-to instructions for completing and filing. Use this to ask the court to Order your spouse to pay money for you to hire a lawyer. #3248EN Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project - CLEAR Intake Line
  • File a Motion for Contempt: Family Law Cases

    Blank forms to print and fill out on your own, with how-to instructions for completing and filing. Use this if you already have a temporary or permanent parenting plan, child support order, or other family law order AND you want the court in the same Washington county to issue an order holding the other party in contempt for violating it. #3108EN Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project - CLEAR Intake Line
  • 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 - CLEAR Intake Line
  • File an Agreed Petition for a Parenting Plan, Residential Schedule or Child Support: Parentage Cases

    Blank forms to print and fill out on your own, with how-to instructions for completing and filing. Use this if you are not married to or in a domestic partnership with your child’s other parent, your child’s parentage has already been established by parentage affidavit or acknowledgment, and you both want to ask the court to enter an agreed parenting plan and/or child support court order. Packet #3603EN Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project - CLEAR Intake Line
  • File a Non-Parent Custody Case

    Blank forms to print and fill out on your own, with how-to instructions for completing and filing. Packet #3112EN. Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project - CLEAR Intake Line
  • File a Petition for a Parenting Plan, Residential Schedule and/or Child Support: Parentage Cases

    Blank forms to print and fill out on your own, with how-to instructions for completing and filing. Use this if you are not married to your child’s other parent, your child’s parentage was established by court order more than two years ago, and you want a Washington court to issue a parenting plan. If you are in agreement with the other parties, use our File an Agreed Petition for Parenting Plan packet. #3602EN Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project - CLEAR Intake Line
  • File a Petition to Change a Parenting Plan, Residential Schedule, or Custody Order

    Blank forms to print and fill out on your own, with how-to instructions for completing and filing. Do not use this to change a temporary parenting plan or custody order. Use this only if you and the other parent already have a final parenting plan issued by a Washington State Court. Packet #3260EN. Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project - CLEAR Intake Line
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • File a Petition to Decide Parentage

    Blank forms to print and fill out on your own, with how-to instructions for completing and filing. Use this if you are not married to or in a domestic relationship with your child’s other parent, you want to decide your child’s parentage, there is no Affidavit or Acknowledgment of Parentage establishing parentage, and there is no court order establishing parentage. Packet # 3620EN Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project
  • File a Petition to Enforce an Out-of-State Custody Order

    Blank forms to print and fill out on your own, with how-to instructions for completing and filing. Use this if you have a custody order from another state, you have not registered it in Washington, and you need to take some quick action on your custody order here in Washington state, including getting a hearing as soon as you can. #3942EN Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project - CLEAR Intake Line
  • 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
  • File for Divorce | Printable Packet

    Blank forms to print and fill out on your own, with how-to instructions for completing and filing. Or if you have no minor children of the marriage, use our do-it-yourself interview program, Washington Forms Online, to complete the forms. Packet #3202EN. Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project - CLEAR Intake Line
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • Filing a Motion for a Parenting Plan or Residential Schedule: Parentage Has Been Established in the Past Two Years

    Blank forms to print and fill out on your own, with how-to instructions for completing and filing. Use this if the parentage of your child has already been established by court order in the past two years, you want a Washington court to enter a parenting plan or child support court order, and your proposed parenting plan does not change custody. Packet #3610EN Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project
  • Filing a Petition for Writ of Habeas Corpus

    Blank forms to print and fill out on your own, with how-to instructions for completing and filing. Use this if you have a court order giving you custody of your child and the other parent or person claiming the right to legal custody has taken your child away from you. Read our resource The Other Parent has Taken My Child before using this. #3119EN Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project - CLEAR Intake Line
  • Get a Court Order for the Surrender of Weapons: Family Law Cases

    Blank forms to print and fill out on your own, with how-to instructions for completing and filing. #3121EN Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project - CLEAR Intake Line
  • Make a Parenting Plan | Printable Packet

    Blank forms to print and fill out on your own, with how-to instructions for completing and filing. Use this packet if you are a party in one of these: a.) divorce or petition to end domestic partnership OR b.) a case to change a parenting/custody order OR c.) a Petition for Parenting Plan, Residential Schedule and/or Child Support, Petition to Decide Parentage, or another type of parentage case. Packet #3209EN Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project
  • Residential Schedules and Child Support: Non-Parent Custody Cases

    Blank forms to print and fill out on your own, with how-to instructions for completing and filing. Petitioners and Respondents can use this. Do not use this packet alone. See our Filing, Responding and Finalizing Non-Parent Custody Case packets for more info. Packet #3116EN Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project - CLEAR Intake Line
  • Temporary Parenting Consent Agreements

    Read this if you have decided to have someone else (such as a grandparent) temporarily care for your child. Read More

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  • How to Serve the Opposing Party in Your 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 Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project - CLEAR Intake Line
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • Service by Certified Mail or Publication

    Blank forms to print and fill out on your own, with how-to instructions for completing and filing. Use this when you have tried to serve the other party in person but cannot. Packet #3220EN Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project - CLEAR Intake Line

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Get Ready for Court (5)+

  • Depositions

    Read this if you are unrepresented in a civil law case and you are trying to gather info to get ready for a possible trial. #9929EN Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project - CLEAR Intake Line
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  • “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 Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project - CLEAR Intake Line
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    Spanish / Español
  • Getting Ready for a Settlement Conference

    In some courts, you must have a settlement conference before having a trial. These instructions are for cases in King County Superior Court. Some of the info may be helpful for cases in other courts. #3911EN Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project - CLEAR Intake Line
  • How to Format Court Documents

    When you give documents to a Washington state court, it is important to format the documents correctly. This document outlines the rules you must follow. #9938EN Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project
  • How to Serve the Opposing Party in Your 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 Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project - CLEAR Intake Line
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español

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  • Amending (Changing) Your Petition or Parenting Plan

    Blank forms to print and fill out on your own, with how-to instructions for completing and filing. Use this if you are the petitioner in a family law case AND you decide to change something in your Petition or Proposed Parenting Plan after you have filed and served them AND Respondent does not agree with everything in your petition OR you have not received any response from Respondent. Packet #3212EN Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project - CLEAR Intake Line
  • Ask for Immediate Restraining Orders: Divorce Cases | Printable Packet

    Blank forms to print and fill out on your own, with how-to instructions for completing and filing. Use this to ask for a court order to take effect immediately, usually with little or no notice to the other party. Packet #3214EN Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project - CLEAR Intake Line
  • Ask for Immediate Restraining Orders: Non-Parent Custody Cases

    Blank forms to print and fill out on your own, with how-to instructions for completing and filing. Use this packet in an emergency to ask for this court order to take effect immediately, usually with little or no advance notice to the other party. Packet #3124EN. Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project - CLEAR Intake Line
  • Ask for Immediate Restraining Orders: Parentage Cases

    Blank forms to print and fill out on your own, with how-to instructions for completing and filing. Use this to file a motion for a court order in your case between the time it was filed and the date it is finalized. The main difference between this and a Motion for Temporary Family Law Orders is that it is for an emergency. This Order takes effect immediately, usually with little or no advance notice to the other party. Packet #3608EN Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project - CLEAR Intake Line
  • Ask for Immediate Restraining Orders: Petition to Change Parenting Plan Cases

    Instructions and forms for asking a court order giving you certain rights and/or protections between the time your case starts and the date it is final. It is different from a Motion for Temporary Family Law Orders: you are asking for a court order to take effect immediately, usually with little or no notice to the other party. Packet #3263EN Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project
  • Ask for Temporary Family Law Orders: Divorce Cases | Printable Packet

    Blank forms to print and fill out on your own, with how-to instructions for completing and filing. Use this to ask for temporary orders related to issues including finances, property, maintenance (alimony), safety, child support, parenting plans, and Guardians ad Litem. Packet #3217EN Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project - CLEAR Intake Line
  • Ask for Temporary Family Law Orders: Parentage Cases

    Blank forms to print and fill out on your own, with how-to instructions for completing and filing. Use this to file a motion for temporary (short-term) orders for restraining orders, a parenting plan, child support, a guardian ad litem (GAL), genetic testing, attorney’s fees and costs or other relief. Packet #3607EN. Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project - CLEAR Intake Line
  • Ask for Temporary Family Law Orders: Petition to Change Parenting Plan Cases

    Instructions and forms to ask for a court order giving you certain rights and/or protections after your Petition to Change Parenting Plan case has started, but before it is final. #3264EN Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project
  • Ask for Temporary Orders: Non-Parent Custody Cases

    Blank forms to print and fill out on your own, with how-to instructions for completing and filing. Either petitioner or respondent may file this motion. It can cover issues temporary child support, temporary custody, temporary visitation, safety restraints, or custody investigations while the non-parent custody case is pending. Packet #3123EN. Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project - CLEAR Intake Line
  • Ask the Court to Waive Your Filing Fee | Printable Packet

    Blank forms to print and fill out on your own, with how-to instructions for completing and filing. Use this to ask the court to waive (not ask for) the filing fee required to file court papers in a civil case because you can't afford to pay it. #3204EN Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project - CLEAR Intake Line
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • Child Support Worksheets and Order | Printable Packet

    Blank forms to print and fill out on your own, with how-to instructions for completing and filing. Packet #3213EN Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project
  • Dismiss a Divorce

    This packet will help you dismiss a Petition for Divorce that you filed with the court. You may use this packet if you change your mind and no longer want to get divorced. An Order of Dismissal will cancel your divorce and you will stay married. #3219EN Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project - CLEAR Intake Line
  • File a Motion for Attorney Fees in a Divorce Case

    Blank forms to print and fill out on your own, with how-to instructions for completing and filing. Use this to ask the court to Order your spouse to pay money for you to hire a lawyer. #3248EN Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project - CLEAR Intake Line
  • File a Motion for Contempt: Family Law Cases

    Blank forms to print and fill out on your own, with how-to instructions for completing and filing. Use this if you already have a temporary or permanent parenting plan, child support order, or other family law order AND you want the court in the same Washington county to issue an order holding the other party in contempt for violating it. #3108EN Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project - CLEAR Intake Line
  • File a Motion for Revision in a Family Law Case

    Blank forms to print and fill out on your own, with how-to instructions for completing and filing. Use this to ask the court to change (revise) a court commissioner's order. #3901EN Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project - CLEAR Intake Line
  • 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 - CLEAR Intake Line
  • File an Agreed Petition for a Parenting Plan, Residential Schedule or Child Support: Parentage Cases

    Blank forms to print and fill out on your own, with how-to instructions for completing and filing. Use this if you are not married to or in a domestic partnership with your child’s other parent, your child’s parentage has already been established by parentage affidavit or acknowledgment, and you both want to ask the court to enter an agreed parenting plan and/or child support court order. Packet #3603EN Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project - CLEAR Intake Line
  • File a Non-Parent Custody Case

    Blank forms to print and fill out on your own, with how-to instructions for completing and filing. Packet #3112EN. Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project - CLEAR Intake Line
  • File a Petition for a Parenting Plan, Residential Schedule and/or Child Support: Parentage Cases

    Blank forms to print and fill out on your own, with how-to instructions for completing and filing. Use this if you are not married to your child’s other parent, your child’s parentage was established by court order more than two years ago, and you want a Washington court to issue a parenting plan. If you are in agreement with the other parties, use our File an Agreed Petition for Parenting Plan packet. #3602EN Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project - CLEAR Intake Line
  • File a Petition to Change a Parenting Plan, Residential Schedule, or Custody Order

    Blank forms to print and fill out on your own, with how-to instructions for completing and filing. Do not use this to change a temporary parenting plan or custody order. Use this only if you and the other parent already have a final parenting plan issued by a Washington State Court. Packet #3260EN. Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project - CLEAR Intake Line
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • File a Petition to Enforce an Out-of-State Custody Order

    Blank forms to print and fill out on your own, with how-to instructions for completing and filing. Use this if you have a custody order from another state, you have not registered it in Washington, and you need to take some quick action on your custody order here in Washington state, including getting a hearing as soon as you can. #3942EN Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project - CLEAR Intake Line
  • 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
  • File for Change of Venue in a Family Law Case

    Blank forms to print and fill out on your own, with how-to instructions for completing and filing. Use this packet to ask the court to move your family law case to a different county. The other party may have filed your case in the wrong county (such as a county where neither party lives), or it would be more convenient for you to finalize your case in a different county. #3206EN Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project - CLEAR Intake Line
  • File for Divorce | Printable Packet

    Blank forms to print and fill out on your own, with how-to instructions for completing and filing. Or if you have no minor children of the marriage, use our do-it-yourself interview program, Washington Forms Online, to complete the forms. Packet #3202EN. Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project - CLEAR Intake Line
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • Filing a Motion for a Parenting Plan or Residential Schedule: Parentage Has Been Established in the Past Two Years

    Blank forms to print and fill out on your own, with how-to instructions for completing and filing. Use this if the parentage of your child has already been established by court order in the past two years, you want a Washington court to enter a parenting plan or child support court order, and your proposed parenting plan does not change custody. Packet #3610EN Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project
  • Filing a Petition for Writ of Habeas Corpus

    Blank forms to print and fill out on your own, with how-to instructions for completing and filing. Use this if you have a court order giving you custody of your child and the other parent or person claiming the right to legal custody has taken your child away from you. Read our resource The Other Parent has Taken My Child before using this. #3119EN Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project - CLEAR Intake Line
  • 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 Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project - CLEAR Intake Line
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • 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. Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project - CLEAR Intake Line
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    Spanish / Español
  • Finalize a Divorce without Children by Agreement (includes Restraining Orders)

    Blank forms to print and fill out on your own, with how-to instructions for completing and filing. If you don't need Restraining Orders, use packet 3250EN. Packet #3249EN. Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project - CLEAR Intake Line
  • 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 - CLEAR Intake Line
  • Finalize a Non-Parent Custody Case

    Blank forms to print and fill out on your own, with how-to instructions for completing and filing. Note: most of the instructions are from Petitioner’s point of view. Respondent might use some of the forms in this packet if they win at trial or the judge dismisses the case before trial. Packet #3114EN Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project - CLEAR Intake Line
  • Finalize a Petition for a Parenting Plan, Residential Schedule and/or Child Support: Parentage Cases

    Blank forms to print and fill out on your own, with how-to instructions for completing and filing. Packet #3606EN Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project - CLEAR Intake Line
  • Finalize a Petition to Change Parenting Plan, Residential Schedule or Custody Order

    Blank forms to print and fill out on your own, with how-to instructions for completing and filing. Packet #3262EN Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project - CLEAR Intake Line
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • 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 Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project - CLEAR Intake Line
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • Get a Court Order for the Surrender of Weapons: Family Law Cases

    Blank forms to print and fill out on your own, with how-to instructions for completing and filing. #3121EN Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project - CLEAR Intake Line
  • Getting a Trial Date in Cowlitz County

    You can use this packet if you have a civil case in Cowlitz County Superior Court AND the respondent/defendant in the case has filed a response to the petition/complaint AND you need to ask the court to schedule your case for a trial. #9950EN Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project - CLEAR Intake Line
  • How Do I Register an Out-of-State Custody Order in Washington?

    3940EN - Blank forms to print and fill out on your own, with how-to instructions for completing and filing. Use this to make sure your custody order from another state has full effect in Washington. Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project - CLEAR Intake Line
  • How to File a Motion to Vacate Judgment/Order in a Family Law Case

    A Motion To Vacate is a request to the court to withdraw a previous order or judgment it entered. This packet contains instructions and forms. #3215EN Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project - CLEAR Intake Line
  • How to Write a Declaration in a Family Law Case

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

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    Northwest Justice Project - CLEAR Intake Line
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • Make a Parenting Plan | Printable Packet

    Blank forms to print and fill out on your own, with how-to instructions for completing and filing. Use this packet if you are a party in one of these: a.) divorce or petition to end domestic partnership OR b.) a case to change a parenting/custody order OR c.) a Petition for Parenting Plan, Residential Schedule and/or Child Support, Petition to Decide Parentage, or another type of parentage case. Packet #3209EN Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project
  • Residential Schedules and Child Support: Non-Parent Custody Cases

    Blank forms to print and fill out on your own, with how-to instructions for completing and filing. Petitioners and Respondents can use this. Do not use this packet alone. See our Filing, Responding and Finalizing Non-Parent Custody Case packets for more info. Packet #3116EN Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project - CLEAR Intake Line
  • Respond to a Motion for Contempt: Family Law Cases

    Blank forms to print and fill out on your own, with how-to instructions for completing and filing. #3110EN Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project - CLEAR Intake Line
  • 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 - CLEAR Intake Line
  • Respond to a Non-Parent Custody Petition

    Blank forms to print and fill out on your own, with how-to instructions for completing and filing. Packet #3113EN Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project - CLEAR Intake Line
  • Respond to a Petition for a Parenting Plan, Residential Schedule and/or Child Support: Parentage Cases

    Blank forms to print and fill out on your own, with how-to instructions for completing and filing. Packet #3605EN Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project
  • Respond to a Petition to Change a Parenting Plan, Residential Schedule or Custody Order

    Blank forms to print and fill out on your own, with how-to instructions for completing and filing. Packet #3261EN Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project - CLEAR Intake Line
  • 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 - CLEAR Intake Line
  • Respond to Divorce | Printable Packet

    Blank forms to print and fill out on your own, with how-to instructions for completing and filing. Packet #3203EN. Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project - CLEAR Intake Line
  • Respond to Motions for Temporary Family Law Orders or Immediate Restraining Orders: Divorce Cases

    Blank forms to print and fill out on your own, with how-to instructions for completing and filing. Packet #3222EN Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project - CLEAR Intake Line
  • Respond to Motions for Temporary Family Law Orders or Immediate Restraining Orders: Parentage Cases

    Blank forms to print and fill out on your own, with how-to instructions for completing and filing. Packet #3609EN. Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project - CLEAR Intake Line
  • Respond to Motions for Temporary or Immediate Restraining Orders: Non-Parent Custody

    Blank forms to print and fill out on your own, with how-to instructions for completing and filing. Packet #3125EN Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project - CLEAR Intake Line
  • Service by Certified Mail or Publication

    Blank forms to print and fill out on your own, with how-to instructions for completing and filing. Use this when you have tried to serve the other party in person but cannot. Packet #3220EN Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project - CLEAR Intake Line
  • Subpoenaing Witnesses and Documents

    If you are going to a hearing or trial where you will be giving evidence AND you need to make sure that a witness shows up or that someone brings documents or other items, you can have the person served with a subpoena issued by the court clerk. Publication #9930EN Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project - CLEAR Intake Line
  • Withdraw an Agreement to Join Petition (Joinder) in a Family Law Case

    Blank forms to print and fill out on your own, with how-to instructions for completing and filing. If you signed a Joinder (Agreement to Join the Petition) but have since decided that was a mistake, use this packet to file a withdrawal of the joinder. #3298EN Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project - CLEAR Intake Line

Court Information - listed alphabetically (5)+

  • Getting a Trial Date in Cowlitz County

    You can use this packet if you have a civil case in Cowlitz County Superior Court AND the respondent/defendant in the case has filed a response to the petition/complaint AND you need to ask the court to schedule your case for a trial. #9950EN Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project - CLEAR Intake Line
  • 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 Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project - CLEAR Intake Line
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