Brought to you by the Washington Courts, this website reproduces portions of the King County Bar Association’s Domestic Violence Protection Orders Clerk’s and Court Administrator’s Handbook. It covers general information about domestic violence protection orders and also details the procedures for obtaining a domestic violence protection order.
This site describes the duties of guardian ad litems in Washington State.
This site contains the State-approved forms for appointing a guardian ad litem.
The Legislature directed the Washington State Administrative Office of the Courts to create this handbook for distribution to individuals getting a marriage license, and to those who are seeking a dissolution of marriage (divorce) or responding to a divorce action. The handbook may help you understand the rights and responsibilities spouses have to each other and any children during and after marriage.
The Legislature directed the Washington State Administrative Office of the Courts to create this handbook for distribution to individuals seeking to terminate their domestic partnership or responding to a dissolution action. The handbook may help you understand the rights and responsibilities partners have to each other and any children during their partnership and after it is dissolved.
The Domestic Violence Manual for Judges is a product of the Washington State Supreme Court Gender and Justice Commission. The manual is designed to serve as a practical reference guide for judges and other court personnel; and to serve as a textbook for judicial education in the area of domestic violence. Although emphasis is given to the role and responsibilities of the judge, some portions of the manual will also be of interest to court clerks and others who have administrative responsibilities.
This web link includes forms needed to start and complete a divorce in Washington State.
This website, brought to you by the Washington State Office of the Attorney General, lists a number of resources designed to provide information regarding your options when a death occurs.
City of Bellevue’s Mediation team is a free, voluntary, and confidential service provided for the Bellevue community that helps you resolve disputes over a broad range of issues.
Child Welfare Information Gateway connects child welfare and related professionals to comprehensive information and resources to help protect children and strengthen families. They feature the latest on topics from prevention to permanency, including child abuse and neglect, foster care, and adoption. Their State Specific Resources link is particularly useful because it provides an easy way to find State legislation on specific child abuse and neglect, child welfare, and adoption topics.