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File a petition to change a parenting plan, residential schedule, or custody order

Blank forms to print and fill out on your own, with how-to instructions for completing and filing. Do not use this to change a temporary parenting plan or custody order. Use this only if you and the other parent already have a final parenting plan issued by a Washington State Court. Packet #3260EN.

Respond to a petition to change a parenting plan, residential schedule, or custody order

Blank forms to print and fill out on your own, with how-to instructions for completing and filing. Packet #3261EN

Ask for immediate restraining orders: Petition to change parenting plan cases

Instructions and forms for asking a court order giving you certain rights and/or protections between the time your case starts and the date it is final. It is different from a Motion for Temporary Family Law Orders: you are asking for a court order to take effect immediately, usually with little or no notice to the other party. Packet #3263EN

Changing a Parenting Plan/Child Custody Order

Read this if you want to change a final court order that sets out where your child lives and with whom they visit. This order might be a Custody Decree or Order, Residential Schedule, or Parenting Plan. #3104EN

Ask for temporary family law orders: Petition to change parenting plan cases

Instructions and forms to ask for a court order giving you certain rights and/or protections after your Petition to Change Parenting Plan case has started, but before it is final. #3264EN

Finalize a Petition to Change Parenting Plan, Residential Schedule or Custody Order

Blank forms to print and fill out on your own, with how-to instructions for completing and filing. Packet #3262EN

Questions and Answers about Washington's Relocation Law

If you have legal custody of your child, and you wish to move (relocate) and take the child with you, Washington State law may require you to do certain things first. Read this to learn what to do. #3135EN

Child Support and License Suspension

DCS may suspend licenses of parents who are behind in their child support payments. The law allows DCS to suspend any license issued by the State of Washington, including drivers' licenses, hunting licenses, fishing licenses, professional licenses and contractor or occupational licenses. This explains your rights and obligations under the law. #3809EN

Contempt of Court: When the other person in your case won’t follow a court order

General information about Washington law on contempt in family law cases. It covers only the type of contempt most common to family law cases, called “coercive civil contempt.” Find out how to have a person who is violating a court order obey that order in the future. #3107EN

Child Support Worksheets and Order

A Washington Forms Online interview. Self-help court forms and instructions on LawHelp Interactive to calculate child support. Completes a proposed Child Support Order, Worksheets, and a Financial Declaration if needed.

Minor Guardianship of Native American Children

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

How to Serve the Other Party in a Family Law Case

Blank forms to print and fill out on your own, with how-to instructions for completing and filing. When filing your case, make sure a copy of the petition, summons, and other papers you are filing are delivered to the person you are filing the case against "the other party" in a legally correct way. #3201EN

Do You Owe Child Support?

General information about how child support is set and your obligation to pay child support. #3810EN

Adult guardianship, conservatorship and other protective arrangements

Learn about what adult guardianship is and some alternatives to guardianship. #3300EN

Enforcing Your Divorce Decree: Money and Property Issues

How to enforce (make sure everyone follows) the final divorce order and collect the money or property your ex-spouse must pay or give you. #3234EN

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