The Washington State Court’s web site includes pattern forms for vacating and sealing misdemeanor and felony conviction records.
This link leads to a PDF document written by the staff at the Northwest Justice Project discussing issues related to the purchase of a used car in Washington State.
Washington State Office of Administrative Hearings created this webpage to answer Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) regarding Unemployment Hearings, also available in Spanish (en espanol) with an attached blank copy of a Request for Interpreter form.
This link leads to the portion of King County’s Risk Management Services web site describing how to file a damage claim against King County.
This link leads to a document prepared by the staff of the Northwest Justice Project, available in both HTML and PDF formats, that helps to answer the following questions related to children and divorce:
- What can I do before I even have children?
- My spouse/partner and I fight all the time. It seems like dissolution would be only a good thing for my children as well as us parents.
- Can I do anything to help protect my children from any negative effects of my dissolution?
- How can we keep our children out of the middle of our dissolution?
- Should we talk about the divorce with or around the children?
- Is there anything the dissolution process can do to help?
- What if I need legal help?
Effective December 3, 2009, ESSSB 5688 provides that for all purposes under Washington State law, state registered domestic partners shall be treated the same as married spouses and that provisions of the act shall be liberally construed to achieve equal treatment, to the extent not in conflict with federal law. To register a domestic partnership, a couple will need to complete the Declaration of Domestic Partnership form, sign the declaration form in the presence of a notary public, and submit the form and the filing fee to the Washington Secretary of State Corporations Division for filing.
This guide, written by the volunteers at the Northwest Justice Project, contains the forms and instructions needed to file a Stalking Protection Order.
The affidavit procedure allows people who are entitled to a dead person’s (also called a decedent’s) personal property to get that property without going through probate. This is done by filling out an affidavit and delivering it to the person or organization holding the property. The procedure does not apply to real property, such as a house or land. Personal property is anything that is not real property.
This link leads to a PDF copy of King County Superior Court’s Simple Dissolution (Divorce) Packet. If you have already filed for divorce, do not have any minor children and you and your spouse completely agree about your property, you can use this packet to apply for additional help to complete your divorce.
Washingtonlawhelp has added a new guide to their web site describing the services provided by Family Law Facilitators. The guide also explains other family law services offered by Washington courts including parenting seminars and family law orientations.