Divorce & Separation
General Information about Divorce, by the Northwest Justice Project
Dissolution of Marriage (Divorce), by the Washington State Bar Association
Ending Your Marriage or Domestic Partnership in Washington with Children – The Basics, by the Northwest Justice Project
Ending Your Marriage or Domestic Partnership in Washington without Children – The Basics, by the Northwest Justice Project
Do It Yourself Legal Separation Guidelines (King County)
Family Law Facilitator Program (King County): Walk-in hours and appointment information for family law facilitator program; information about Divorce Roadmap, a free course for pro se parties to help you navigate the divorce process.
Parenting Seminar: What About the Children? (King County): What About the Children is a seminar for parents with children who are affected by separation, divorce, or on-going parental conflicts. This seminar may be required of parents with pending family law cases.
Washington Court Forms: Mandatory family law forms, instructions, and self-help information
Washington State Bar Association Consumer Pamphlets: WSBA Consumer Information Pamphlets can be accessed online or hard copies can be ordered online or by mail. Topics include “Alternatives to Court,” “Consulting a Lawyer,” and “Dissolution of Marriage.”
Free or Low-Cost Legal Assistance
Neighborhood Legal Clinics
Tel: (206) 267-7070 (call Tuesday – Thursday, 9:00am-12:00 pm for appointments)
Columbia Legal Services (CLS)
101 Yesler Way, Suite 300
Seattle, WA 98104
Tel: (800) 542-0794
Northwest Justice Project – Seattle office
401 Second Avenue S, Suite 407
Seattle, WA 98225
Hotline: For client intake, call 211.
Tel: 1-800-621-4636 (In King County)