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  • If You Want to Modify (Change) Your Child Support Court Order

    Know Your Rights

    Questions and answers about the laws that apply to changing a Washington State Child Support court order. #3814EN Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project
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    Spanish / Español
  • 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
  • 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

    By:
    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

    By:
    Northwest Justice Project
  • 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

    By:
    Northwest Justice Project
  • Child Support and License Suspension

    Know Your Rights

    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 Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project
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    Spanish / Español
  • How Can I Collect Child Support?

    Know Your Rights

    Learn 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. #3812EN Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project
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    Spanish / Español
  • Do You Owe Child Support?

    Know Your Rights

    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
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    Spanish / Español
    Russian / Pусский
  • COVID-19 and Child Support in Washington State

    Know Your Rights

    If you're having trouble paying child support because you lost your job due to the pandemic, read this. #3283EN Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project
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    Spanish / Español
  • Child Support Worksheets and Order

    Court Forms & Procedure

    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. Read More

    By:
    Northwest Justice Project
  • 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

    By:
    Northwest Justice Project
  • 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

    By:
    Northwest Justice Project
  • Getting Child Support after High School

    Know Your Rights

    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. #3818EN Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project
  • I have been served with papers to change my child support. What should I do?

    Know Your Rights

    Read this for help figuring out what to do next if you just received papers proposing to change your child support. #3813EN Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project
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    Spanish / Español
  • What if an incarcerated parent has no income or assets to pay child support?

    Know Your Rights

    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 Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project
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    Spanish / Español
  • How to Serve the Other Party in a Family Law Case

    Court Forms & Procedure

    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 Read More

    By:
    Northwest Justice Project
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    Spanish / Español