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This is an alphabetical listing of resources. Use the menu of categories to filter resources. You will find general information and self-help packets about parenting plans in Washington state.

  • Changing a Parenting Plan/Child Custody Order

    3104EN - Read this publication if you want to change a final court order that sets out where your child lives and with whom s/he visits. This order might be a Custody Decree or Order, Residential Schedule, or Parenting Plan. Read More

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

    3106EN - If you are involved in a divorce, paternity or nonparental 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. Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project
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  • How to Write a Declaration in a Family Law Case

    3917EN - 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. Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project
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  • Parenting Plans: General Info

    3230EN - This publication provides general information about what a parenting plan is and how to get one. It also explains how to enforce or change a permanent parenting plan. Read More

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

    3111EN - 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. Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project
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