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  • Legal Separation: General Info

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    This describes the difference between getting a divorce and a legal separation and some reasons people might choose a legal separation over getting a divorce. #3253EN Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project
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    Spanish / Español
  • File for Legal Separation with Children

    Know Your Rights,Court Forms & Procedure

    This packet has brief instructions and the forms to file for legal separation with children in Washington state. #3268EN Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project
  • Changing Your Legal Separation to a Divorce

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    You may use this packet if you are already legally separated OR have already started the process. This means you have already established the terms of your property division and child custody. This packet is for 3 situations: 1) You have a decree of legal separation and want to change it to a divorce OR 2) you have a pending (not yet finalized) legal separation case and want to change it to a divorce case OR 3) you have a decree of legal separation and want to get back together with your spouse. #3252EN Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project
  • File for Legal Separation without Children

    Know Your Rights,Court Forms & Procedure

    This packet has brief instructions and the forms to file for legal separation with children in Washington state. #3269EN Read More

    By:
    Northwest Justice Project
  • How to Become a Legal Parent in Washington

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    Washington law provides several ways for people raising children together to become legal parents. This publication covers: 1. Legal parentage; 2. Becoming a legal parent; 3. Other options for people who are not legal parents; 4. Parenting after divorce/separation; and 5. Resources Read More

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    Legal Voice
  • Washington Parenting Law for Unmarried Couples

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    This gives basic information about Washington State law that applies to parenting when unmarried couples separate. #3912EN Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project
  • Washington Property Law for Unmarried Couples

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    This gives basic information about Washington State law that applies to the division of property and debts when unmarried couples separate. #3913EN Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project
  • Divorce: General Info

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    General information about getting divorced in Washington state. #3200EN Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project
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    Spanish / Español
    Chinese / 中文
  • Helping Children Deal with Divorce

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    If you separate and/or end your relationship, more decisions must be made at a time when you may have bad feelings about the other parent. Being prepared with good conflict-resolution skills and knowing how to find help if you can't resolve the conflict on your own will make things easier for your children. #3207EN Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project
  • Divorce, Debt, and Bankruptcy in Washington State

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    This is a general overview of debt and bankruptcy issues related to divorce. #0102EN Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project
  • Getting a Divorce: Dividing Property & Debts

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    Washington is a community property state. Generally, all property (house, other real estate, car) a spouse gets during the marriage is community property. It belongs to both spouses, even if only one is on the title. Read this to find out more. #3243EN Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project
  • Sealing Juvenile Court Records

    Court Forms & Procedure,Know Your Rights

    Do-it-yourself forms and instructions on LawHelp Interactive. Use this program to prepare paperwork for sealing a juvenile court record in Washington.  Read More

    By:
    Teamchild
  • Divorce and Other Options for Ending Your Marriage without Children in Washington State

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    If you have no children and want to get a divorce or dissolution of domestic partnership, you should read this publication first. This does not include court forms but will guide you to the forms that you need. #3241EN Read More

    By:
    Northwest Justice Project
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    Spanish / Español
  • Domestic Violence: Can the Legal System Help Protect Me?

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    This defines domestic violence, advises how you can protect yourself and your family by getting a protection order or restraining order, and provides information on where to get help. #3700EN Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project
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    Spanish / Español
  • Family Law and Affordable Care Act Tax Issues

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    This provides general information about how factors such as tax filing status, child custody, and changes in family composition may impact your health insurance coverage and taxes. #5718EN Read More

    By:
    Northwest Justice Project
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