Family Law Related

Family Law is a relatively broad legal practice area that covers marriage, divorce, child custody, adoption, and other matters.

For any assistance in proceeding with your case and answers to questions you may have about how to fill out your paper work or how to proceed with your case, please seek licensed legal counsel. To find a Family Law attorney, visit the Washington State Bar Association website.

  1. Divorce/Dissolution of Marriage
  2. Parenting Plan

Fees: Divorce*

Filing (to put the case on): $314**
Ex-Parte (orders outside of court) $30

Assistance with filling out papers, or deciding what papers you may need cannot be given by the Clerk's office.  Washington Law Help is a useful service that provides instructions along with their forms. See the link below or click here.  The other resource for qualifying low-income families is Northwest Justice Project.  NJP is Washington's largest publicly funded legal aid program, providing critical civil legal assistance and representation.

* Please see the Fee Schedule (PDF) for full list of fees and costs
**Filing fee can be waived if a motion and order to waive fees is filled out. Parties are generally still responsible for any other fees that occur in a case.

Family Law Related Forms

Helpful Links

Legal Court Forms - Divorce

Washington Law Help - Divorce Forms 

Northwest Justice Project 

Attorney Bar Directory - No personal recommendations can be given by court staff.