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
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
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…
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.
This talk with attorney David Cedarblade will give you a good introduction to Protection Orders.
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.
What can you expect when you make an appearance before a family law judge or commissioner? This video gives you some very practical tips – whether you’re appearing via video conference or in person.