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  • Guardians ad Litem in Family Law 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

    By:
    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. Here are some tips to help you work successfully with the GAL. #3106EN Read More

    By:
    Northwest Justice Project
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • Guardian Ad Litem Report: The basics and how to respond

    If you're fighting about a parenting plan in a family law case in a Washington court, read this to learn what a guardian ad litem does, why the report matters, and how to respond to a report when its recommendations don't help you. #3111EN Read More

    By:
    Northwest Justice Project
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    Spanish / Español

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Writ of Habeas Corpus (2)+

  • 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

    By:
    Northwest Justice Project
  • The Other Parent has Taken My Child

    Read this if the other parent or person claiming the right to legal custody has taken your children away from you (with or without a court order). #3118EN Read More

    By:
    Northwest Justice Project

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