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.
- 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
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?
Washington Courts: Civil Rule 2A
King County: Local Family Law Rule 10
King County Volunteer Settlement Program
King County Family Court Services
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…
This video highlights some of the important procedural changes that have been implemented by the Ex Parte department to cope with the pandemic.
In advance of your family law hearing, this video explains the important step of completing your Submission List (of documents).
This video reviews the steps for scheduling a family law hearing.
Recorded in August of 2020, this short video points out some things that you should keep in mind when filing a family law motion – particularly during the time of COVID.
This video will cover the new process for noting/calendaring your ex parte motions.
A further introductions to motions – the way you ask the court for something.
In Part 2, we’ll look at court rules and scheduling.