Category: Video: Family Law

Webinar: How to Submit Civil and Family Law Motions

This very informative video will introduce you to the basice of filing a motion into your family law or civil case.  It includes a Q&A session at the end with experienced lawyer Rosemarie LeMoine.

 

BOOKMARKS:

  • 0:11 – Clerk’s Introduction
  • 03:41 – Library’s Introduction
  • 10:06 – What is a Motion?
  • 13:34 – Court Rules
  • 20:43 – Forms
  • 30:41 – Scheduling a Hearing
  • 37:33 – Working Papers Submission List
  • 39:37 – Using Zoom
  • 46:23 – E-Filing
  • 46:57 – Q&A

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Webinar: An Introduction to Minor Guardianship

Presented with the help of the King County Superior Court Clerk’s Office, this webinar introduces you to the basics of filing for – and responding to – a minor guardianship.

  • 00:11 – Remarks from the Clerk’s Office
  • 03:40 – Preliminary matters
  • 10:20 – What is Minor Guardianship?
  • 11:18 – What changed in 2021?
  • 12:03 – Emergency Minor Guardianship
  • 15:52 – A few words about forms
  • 18:35 – Immediate motions/orders
  • 22:58 – Non-emergency Minor Guardianship
  • 34:07 – Responding to a petition for Minor Guardianship
  • 40:31 – A few words about Zoom
  • 46:27 – Scheduling hearings
  • 46:57 – EFiling
  • 47:30 – Q & A

WTEW… Using the Family Law Settlement Conference Program – HOW DOES IT WORK?

Our last video introduced you to the Volunteer Settlement Conference Program – in this video, we spend some time looking at how it works!

Points of Interest:

  • 0:36 – What’s first step?
  • 2:07 – Do I schedule the conference online?
  • 3:00 – How do I communicate with Mediator?
  • 4:34 – How do I prepare for a settlement conference?
  • 8:20 – Can I have a third-party attend my conference?
  • 9:31 – What is the effect of coming to an agreement?
  • 11:18 – How long does the settlement conference last?
  • 12:14 – Can I choose my Mediator?

Websites:

Washington Courts: Civil Rule 2A

King County: Local Family Law Rule 10

King County Volunteer Settlement Program

King County Family Court Services

 

 

WTEW… Using the Family Law Settlement Conference Program – WHAT IS IT?

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

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WTEW… Filing a Family Law Motion (06/2021)

This video looks at some important aspects of filing various types of motions into your family law case.

Below timepoints for some specific discussions:

  • 00:39 – Who should hear my motion – a Commissioner? Ex Parte? The assigned Judge?
  • 03:58 – How do I get my motion heard by a Commissioner?
  • 08:27 – What I want to file more than one motion?
  • 11:07 – How do I get my motion heard by my assigned Judge?
  • 15:06 – What to know about presenting your motion
  • 16:58 – New hearing confirmation procedure (“List of Submitted Documents.”)

Master list of documents that need to be filed with Ex Parte via the Clerk https://dja-eweb.kingcounty.gov/expar…

King County Superior Court forms https://kingcounty.gov/courts/clerk/f…

Direct link to the List of Submitted Documents: https://kingcounty.gov/~/media/courts…