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Family Law Orientation (FLO)

The Family Law Orientation (FLO) is required for all non-represented (pro se) parties who have dissolution of marriage, legal separation, or major parenting plan modifications cases. The FLO provides information on court processes, and resources that may help you with your case. Parties must take the class within 30 days of filing if you are the petitioner or service if you are the respondent. For upcoming orientation dates, please check the Family Law Orientation Schedule.

How to Register:

Online:

Please visit https://kcscfamlaworientation.eventbrite.comYou will receive immediate confirmation when you register online!

 

In person or by mail:

You can register in person at the Family Law Information Center (see address below) or email  FamLawOrientation@kingcounty.gov to obtain a paper registration form. Please note that if you register by mail or in person you may need to wait up to two weeks to get a confirmation.

 

Family Law Orientation Fee:

The FLO seminar fee is $20 per person plus additional processing fees. For information on a reduction or waiver of this fee, please check the Fee Reduction Guidelines. If you qualify for a fee waiver, please contact FamLawOrientation@kingcounty.gov to obtain a promo code for online registrations. If you need additional fee information, please call (206) 477-2745 for the Kent location or (206) 477-1464 for the Seattle location.

 

ATTENTION WALK-IN PARTICIPANTS:

You may attend the FLO as a walk-in participant however, you will be registered based upon space availability in the class, and you must arrive 15 minutes before the start of the orientation to submit your registration form and pay your fee. Also, to qualify for the fee reduction, you must bring a copy of your income verification with you.

PLEASE NOTE: If you have an existing Domestic Violence Protection Order, Restraining Order, or No Contact Order involving the other party in your case, you cannot attend the same class. Pre-registration is encouraged.

For additional questions, please contact the seminar coordinator at: FamLawOrientation@kingcounty.gov

 

For people attending the Kent FLO:

King County Superior Court - FLO
401 Fourth Avenue North, Room 3D
Kent, WA 98032
Phone: (206) 477-2745.

For people attending the Seattle FLO:

King County Superior Court - FLO
516 Third Avenue, Room W-382
Seattle, WA 98104
Phone: (206) 477-1464.