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.
Tacomaprobono Community Lawyers maintains a small library of instructions and advice, specific to Pierce County Family Court. These materials can help you understand how to best participate in your case without an attorney. Information is being updated and added throughout 2023.
- 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.