Legal Separation: General Info
Learn about the difference between getting a divorce and a legal separation and why people might choose a one over the other. #3253EN
How to ask a court to cancel your non-restitution interest and/or reduce your LFOs
Read this if you were convicted of a crime in Washington State, owe the state legal financial obligations, but cannot afford to pay. #9913EN
Divorce: The Basics
General information about getting divorced in Washington state. #3200EN
Divorce and Other Options for Ending Your Marriage without Children in Washington State
If you have no children and want to get a divorce or dissolution of domestic partnership, read this first. This does not include court forms but will guide you to the forms you need. #3241EN
Washington Forms Online
Fill out legal documents online for free. It's simple: we ask you questions and use your answers to complete the documents you need. If you don't find what you are looking for here, go to the Legal Topics menu and choose a topic area or search. We have more legal forms available to print or fill out online that are not part of Washington Forms Online.
Answer a Lawsuit for Debt Collection
A Washington Forms Online interview. Self-help court forms and instructions on LawHelp Interactive. Create the documents you need to respond properly and on time to a Washington State debt collection lawsuit.
Divorce and Other Options for Ending Your Marriage with Children in Washington State
If you have children and are considering getting a divorce, read this first. This does not include court forms but will guide you to the forms you need. #3240EN
What if an incarcerated parent has no income or assets to pay child support?
Incarcerated parents -- and people owed child support from incarcerated parents -- may now request a temporary reduction in their child support payments. This fact sheet explains who is eligible and how to make that request. #3830EN
Immigration, Family Law, and Domestic Violence
If you have a protection order case or family law matter, you may have immigration questions or concerns. People who are abusive often use immigration status to control their partners. Read this for basic answers to some common questions. #8105EN
Health Care Directive (or Living Will)
A Health Care Directive (also called a Living Will) lets you state what kind of medical treatments you do or do not wish to have if you are terminally ill or permanently unconscious and cannot make decisions for yourself. It also lets you write down your health care values. You can fill out your Health Care Directive here on Washington Forms Online, or download a printable packet. #9607EN
Parenting Plans: General Info
What a parenting plan is and how to get one. Learn how to enforce or change a permanent parenting plan. #3230EN
File for a Protection Order
This is a Washington Forms Online interview. Self-help court forms and instructions on LawHelp Interactive to file for a protection order. Completes forms for domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, anti-harassment, and vulnerable adult protection orders. (Available in English and Spanish.)
How to clear (vacate) your drug possession conviction after State v. Blake
State v. Blake is a 2021 Washington State Supreme Court decision that says the state’s drug possession law is unconstitutional. If you were convicted of drug possession on or before February 25, 2021, you can get those convictions cleared (“vacated”) and removed from your criminal record. You may also get a refund of the legal financial obligations (LFOs) you paid on your drug possession case/s. The law the court found unconstitutional is “Unlawful Possession of a Controlled Substance” or “VUCSA – possession” (RCW 69.50.4013 and earlier versions of that law). Packets #8720EN and #8721EN
How to get a name change in Washington State
In Washington State, if you are eighteen or older, you can choose and use any name you wish, as long as you are not trying to defraud (cheat) someone. This describes the process. #3400EN
Your Rights: Buying a Manufactured Home
Buying a manufactured home can be complicated. You may not understand all the terms. Don't rely on verbal statements that are not in writing! Read this to better understand your rights and some important terms.
I want to change (modify) my Child Support court order
Questions and answers about the laws that apply to changing a Washington State Child Support court order. #3814EN