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King County Forms and Instructions
This eviction kit was drafted by an attorney who frequently practices landlord-tenant law in King and surrounding counties in Washington state. The packet is intended for use in standard landlord-tenant situations, as governed by RCW Ch. 59.18. It is not appropriate for removing family or friends, for example, who had never agreed to pay rent.
Although the eviction kit has detailed instructions, it is not a substitute for legal advice.
Copyright 2019 Washington Eviction Kit LLC.
The probate process is a court case used to gather the assets of a person who has died, settle their debts, and distribute the assets to their heirs. There are two types of probate. If the person died with a Will, the probate is called “testate probate.” If the person died without a Will, the probate is called “intestate probate.” The instructions and forms in this packet are for a basic intestate probate.
To help decide if using the intestate probate process is right for your situation, review Title 11 of the Revised Code of Washington for information regarding probate, or contact an attorney. If, after reviewing the Revised Code of Washington and/or consulting an attorney, you believe the intestate probate process is right for you, this packet can assist with starting and ending the process.
King County Superior Court Instructions and Forms
Use this packet to initiate a claim against a contractor (or subcontractor) bond. If a contractor (or subcontractor) breaches a construction contract or performs inferior or negligent work, homeowners and other authorized parties have the option of making a claim against the contractor’s bond.
This packet was written specifically for King County Superior Court. The claim on a contractor’s bond process is based on state laws. If you are using this outside King County, contact your local court for information specific to your county.
Packet last updated April 2017.
Petitioning the court to restore your right to possess a firearm is complicated. It is not always possible to reinstate your rights. To see if you qualify, review Chapter 9.41.040 of the Revised Code of Washington (RCW) or contact an attorney. If you are prohibited from possessing a firearm due to multiple convictions, then you must restore your right to possess a firearm for every conviction.
If after reviewing the Revised Code of Washington and/or consulting an attorney you believe you are eligible to reinstate your right to possess a firearm, then you can use this packet to complete the process.
This packet was written specifically for Washington. If you are prohibited from possessing a firearm under Federal law or in another state, restoring your right to possess a firearm in WA will not change those prohibitions.
Packet last updated June 2017.
A TODD is a legal document that allows a property owner to transfer property located in Washington State to another person as an inheritance when the property owner dies. This transfer avoids the probate process, which is a court case used to gather the assets of a person who has died, settle their debts, and distribute the assets to their heirs.
To decide if using the TODD process is right for your situation, review Chapter 64.80 of the Revised Code of Washington for information on the TODD Process and Title 11 of the Revised Code of Washington for information regarding probate, or contact an attorney.
This packet was written specifically for Washington State.
Packet last updated July 2019.
If you are a survivor of domestic violence and you want the name change record sealed due to a “reasonable fear” for your safety, you should petition the superior court to change your name and/or your child’s name. RCW 4.24.130. The court will seal the file if it believes that safety justifies the sealing. Once sealed, there is no public access to any court record of the name change filing, even if the court does not grant the name change.
An advocate from the Domestic Violence Protection Order Advocates office and/or an attorney can help survivors think about the good or bad consequences of the name change process.
This form packet provides general information concerning your rights and responsibilities. It is not intended as a substitute for specific legal advice.
Packet last updated April 2018