Local attorney Evelyn Emanuel introduces us to some of the more common options for estate planning – including wills, trusts and small estate affidavits. And Librarian Ross Zimmerman goes through some helpful estate planning resources that you can access right from KCLL.org.
If you’re filing a family law motion, you will almost certainly have to schedule a date for the Commissioner or Judge to consider it. This video will walk you through the County’s family law scheduling portal.
This webinar – featuring guest speakers from the King County Superior Court Clerk’s Ex Parte Department and a Superior Court Commissioner – will introduce you to the process of acquiring guardianship, as well as some important alternatives.
Ex Parte Department Information regarding new laws effective January 1, 2022:
IMPORTANT: New Guardianship Law Effective January 1, 2022
Effective immediately, there are substantial changes to established procedures for processing of Guardianships of Adults, Conservatorships or Adults and Minors, and Other Protective Arrangements in King County Superior Court. Please review this summary of important changesto better understand what this change means for lay guardians, practitioners, and Court Visitors in King County. This document is not an exhaustive list of all policies, issues or possible hearings that can occur. You should consult the law (RCW 11.130) and/or consult an attorney.
With the help from the Superior Court Clerk’s Ex Parte department, the Family Law Facilitator’s Office and a Court Commissioner, this webinar will introduce you to the basic process of getting guardianship of a minor. It will take into account recent legal changes that became effective January 2022.
King County Family Court Services can connect you with volunteer attorneys who can act as mediators for your family law case. This free program can save the time and expense of a trial and satisfies the requirement that some form of alternate dispute resolution be attempted.
Points of Interest:
00:40 – What is Alternate Dispute Resolution (ADR)?
02:22 – What is the Volunteer Settlement Conference Program?
05:55 – Contact information Music from www.BenSound.com
Beginning in 2021, victims of domestic violence can protect themselves from abusers who try to use the legal process to further harass them. This video introduces you to the process for stopping and preventing it.