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  • Issues with Guardianship

    Know Your Rights

    How to prevent or avoid problems with guardianship. How to make changes to or end a guardianship when needed. Read More

    By:
    Disability Rights Washington
  • Respond to Minor Guardianship

    Court Forms & Procedure,Know Your Rights

    If you were served with a Minor Guardianship Petition or Emergency Minor Guardianship Petition, this has the forms you need to respond. #4414EN Read More

    By:
    Northwest Justice Project
  • Alternatives to Guardianships for Adults

    Know Your Rights

    When a person has significant problems managing financial affairs or personal care, guardianship may be considered. Guardianship should be viewed as an option of last resort, however, because it can be costly (involves going to court) and it deprives an adult of very significant personal rights. This publication provides general information about alternatives to guardianship.#3302EN Read More

    By:
    Northwest Justice Project
  • Questions and Answers on Guardianship

    Know Your Rights

    A guardian is a person appointed by a court to manage the affairs of a person who is incapacitated. This publication provides general information about how and when a guardian should be appointed. #3300EN Read More

    By:
    Northwest Justice Project
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • File a Minor Guardianship Petition

    Court Forms & Procedure,Know Your Rights

    If you need short-term guardianship orders for the child or a guardianship order right away, use our File an Emergency Minor Guardianship Petition packet instead of these instructions. If you want both short- and long-term orders, get both sets of forms. You can file an emergency minor guardianship case and a regular Minor Guardianship at the same time. #4410EN Read More

    By:
    Northwest Justice Project
  • Washington State Guardianship Forms

    Court Forms & Procedure,Know Your Rights

    Forms and training materials on Guardianship. Read More

    By:
    Administrative Office of the Courts
  • Pierce County Guardianship Forms

    Court Forms & Procedure,Know Your Rights

    Guardianship court forms for use in Pierce County, Washington. Read More

    By:
    Pierce County Superior Court
  • Quick Facts: Alternatives to Guardianship

    Know Your Rights

    Read about the options short of guardianship for helping an adult who faces real risk of harm due to their incapacity. #3305EN Read More

    By:
    Northwest Justice Project
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • King County Guardianship Forms

    Court Forms & Procedure,Know Your Rights

    Links to forms and training videos. Read More

    By:
    King County
  • File an Emergency Minor Guardianship Petition

    Court Forms & Procedure,Know Your Rights

    Use these forms if you need short-term guardianship orders for the child or a guardianship order right away. If you do not, use our File a Minor Guardianship Petition packet instead. If you want both short-term and long-term orders, get both sets of forms. You can file both cases at the same time. #4412EN Read More

    By:
    Northwest Justice Project
  • Minor Guardianship of Native American Children

    Know Your Rights

    When someone who isn't a parent wants to get legal custody or guardianship of Indian children, special laws and procedures apply. #4416EN Read More

    By:
    Northwest Justice Project
  • Guardianship Info from the Washington State Courts

    Know Your Rights

    Information about what a guardian is and the process for getting one appointed. Read More

    By:
    Administrative Office of the Courts
  • If you are a parent in a minor guardianship case, you can ask for a lawyer.

    Court Forms & Procedure,Know Your Rights

    If you are served with minor guardianship papers over your child, you can ask the court to appoint you a lawyer at public expense. Learn more and get the forms and instructions for filling them out and filing them. #4404EN Read More

    By:
    Northwest Justice Project
  • Non-Parent Custody is Changing to Minor Guardianship

    Know Your Rights

    Washington state's non-parent custody law is ending in 2021 and a new court procedure will be taking its place. Read a brief overview here. Read More

    By:
    Northwest Justice Project
  • Alternatives to Guardianship: Supported Decision Making Agreements (SDM)

    Know Your Rights

    Learn more about this alternative to guardianship that helps people with disabilities without limiting their rights. #3306EN Read More

    By:
    Northwest Justice Project
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
    Russian / Pусский
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