Find out your rights and options if if you've been served with court papers from a Washington court seeking to name someone else guardian of your children. #4405EN
Learn about what adult guardianship is and some alternatives to guardianship. #3300EN
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
Learn more about this alternative to guardianship that helps people with disabilities without limiting their rights. #3306EN
Washington state's non-parent custody law ended in 2021 and a new court procedure called minor guardianship has taken its place. Read a brief overview here. #3128EN
If you are a teen and someone has filed to have a court appoint a guardian for you, read this to find out what your rights are. #4402EN
Read this for an overview of the new minor guardianship (guardianship of a child) law.
You can file a Petition to Terminate or Change Non-Parent Custody Order case to ask the court to return custody of your child to you. #3127EN
An overview of estate planning documents like wills, powers of attorney, living wills and guardianship.
Read this if you are a parent who lost custody of your child in a Nonparent Custody case or minor guardianship case filed in Washington State. #3151EN