To file a new Minor Guardianship (guardianship of a child that you are not the biological parent of) as a self-represented party you will need to bring the following items into the Clerk’s Office for processing…
Documents can be found by visiting Washington State Courts - Court Forms , Washington Law Help or purchased from the Law Library located on the 1st floor in the County-City building
For assistance with your paperwork you can call the Court Facilitators at (253)798-3627 between 8-9 am to make an appointment. A $20 fee is required for the 30 minute appointment
To terminate an existing Minor Guardianship/3rd Party Custody order please refer to this checklist instead.
Guardianship Training Links
Minor Guardianship Lay Guardian Training
Minor Guardianship Declaration of Completion
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