Family Law Forms & Instructions
Forms Specific to Cases Filed in Pierce County
- Parties Contact Information for GAL - Contact Information Sheet to complete when GAL is authorized. Information will be forwarded by the Court to the appointed GAL to help the process continue in a timely manner.
- Addendum to Order Appointing 26.09 GAL - The State pattern forms do not include language for retainer disbursal and can create confusion with Pierce County's regular practices regarding a 26.09 GAL. This addendum includes the retainer disbursal language and other paragraphs addressing Pierce County Policy. It should be entered whenever a GAL is appointed for a 26.09 parenting investigation.
Instructions to Help with Family Law Cases Filed in Pierce County
Forms & Information Available from other agencies (non-court resources)
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- Family law help
Over 15 different slide shows walk you through the filing of different documents in family law matters. This is provided by Tacoma-Pierce County Coordinated Family Law Project.
- Neighborhood legal and family law clinics
Local listing of available clinics. Provided by Tacoma-Pierce County Bar Association Volunteer Legal Services
- Washington law help
Get self-help information and find legal aid providers. This is provided by the Northwest Justice Project.
- Washington State courts
This state website has all the forms required for beginning and finishing a family law matter. Detailed instructions are given to help you complete the forms. Some resources are available in other languages. This is provided by Administrative Office of the Courts.