In order to initiate a lawsuit, you must file the original version of the following documents with the Court Clerk:
- Case Assignment Area Form and Case Index Cover Sheet (available for free from the Clerk’s Office)
- If applicable, Confidential Information Form (available for free from the Clerk’s Office)
- If applicable, In Forma Pauperis, also known as a Filing Fee Waiver (available for free on the Washington Courts website)
These documents must be filed with the clerk’s office before they may be served on the judge and the opposing party.
Visit the King County Superior Court Clerk’s website: https://www.kingcounty.gov/courts/clerk.aspx