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  • Respond to a Petition to Modify a Child Support Court Order

    Court Forms & Procedure,Know Your Rights

    Blank forms to print and fill out on your own, with how-to instructions for completing and filing. Do not use this if you are served with a petition to modify an administrative child support order. If you are served with a petition asking a Washington Court to modify a support order from another state, talk to a lawyer before using this packet. Packet #3228EN Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project - CLEAR Intake Line
  • File a Petition to Modify a Child Support Court Order

    Court Forms & Procedure,Know Your Rights

    Blank forms to print and fill out on your own, with how-to instructions for completing and filing. Before using this packet, ask your county's Family Law Facilitator or Court Clerk if they have their own packet. If so, use theirs instead. Packet #3224EN Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project
  • Asking DCS to Review Your Child Support Order for Modification

    Court Forms & Procedure

    If you have a child support order that DCS is enforcing, you have a few options for getting it modified. This packet explains how to ask DCS to review your order to see if modification is appropriate in your case. #3821EN Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project - CLEAR Intake Line
  • Do You Owe Child Support?

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    Read this for general information about how child support is set and your obligation to pay child support. #3810EN Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project - CLEAR Intake Line
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  • Change Your Child Support Court Order

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    This can give you a basic understanding of the laws that apply to changing a Washington State Child Support court order or responding to a proposed change. This information is presented as a list of frequently asked questions. #3814EN Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project - CLEAR Intake Line
  • File a Motion to Adjust a Child Support Order

    Court Forms & Procedure,Know Your Rights

    Blank forms to print and fill out on your own, with how-to instructions for completing and filing. You may only file this motion in limited cases. Read the instructions carefully. Make sure this is the right packet for you. Packet #3221EN. Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project - CLEAR Intake Line
  • How Can I Collect Child Support?

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    This provides information on how the Division of Child Support (DCS), whose services are free, can help you set and collect child support. There is a locator service to help find parents who owe support. DCS can help you set child support even if the other parent of your children does not live in the state. Publication #3812EN Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project - CLEAR Intake Line
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  • Child Support and License Suspension

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    The Division of Child Support (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 publication explains your rights and obligations under the law. Publication #3809EN Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project - CLEAR Intake Line
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  • Finalize a Modification of a Child Support Court Order

    Court Forms & Procedure,Know Your Rights

    Blank forms to print and fill out on your own, with how-to instructions for completing and filing. You can use this packet whether you filed or responded to the petition. Packet #3229EN. Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project - CLEAR Intake Line
  • Respond to a Motion to Adjust a Child Support Court Order

    Court Forms & Procedure,Know Your Rights

    Blank forms to print and fill out on your own, with how-to instructions for completing and filing. This will help you file your response to the motion, ask the court for what you want, and prepare for your hearing. Packet #3223EN. Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project - CLEAR Intake Line
  • Getting Child Support after High School

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    Read this to find out when and how to change your child support order to include post secondary educational support making one or both parents responsible to pay for the child's educational expenses beyond high school. Publication #3818EN Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project - CLEAR Intake Line
  • Changing a Parenting Plan/Child Custody Order

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

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    Northwest Justice Project - CLEAR Intake Line
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  • Prioritizing Debt: Which Bills do I Pay First?

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    General information about which bills you should pay first when you are having trouble paying all of your debts. #0110EN Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project - CLEAR Intake Line
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  • Non-Parent Custody: Frequently Asked Questions and Answers

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    Find out when and how under Washington law someone can get legal custody of a child who is not theirs. #3100EN Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project - CLEAR Intake Line
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  • Enforcing Your Divorce Decree: Money and Property Issues

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    We explain here 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 Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project - CLEAR Intake Line
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