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Update from Family Court regarding Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Response Activities

Until further notice, all in-person Parent Seminars are converting to mail-only participation.

Please register as you normally would for the Parent Seminar. If you need a fee waiver, email us at before you register.

You will be asked for contact information when you register. Please make sure your information is correct, as you may receive seminar materials via the US Postal Service or email.

Once you have reviewed the materials, you will be required to send an email certifying that you have read the Parent Seminar materials. Please note that if you fail to email the certification that you read the seminar materials, you will not receive a certificate of completion.

When we receive that certification email, you will be issued a certificate of completion. A copy will be emailed to you for your personal records. The original certificate will be filed with King County Superior Court.

If you have questions or concerns, please email them to

March 17, 2020

How to Register:


Please visit  You will receive immediate confirmation when you register online!


By mail:

Send an email to to obtain a paper registration form. Please note that if you register by mail you may need to wait up to two weeks to get a confirmation.


The Parent Seminar Fee:

The Parent Seminar fee is $40 per person plus additional processing fees. There may be an additional $35 fee if registration is submitted past the case schedule deadline. 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 to obtain a promo code for online registrations. If you need additional fee information, please call (206) 477-2745.


Additional Information:

Applicable to cases filed after January 1, 2011 in King County only: Pursuant to LFLR 13(c)(2), attendance of the mandatory seminar is required within sixty (60) days of service of a petition. If you do not attend before your case schedule deadline, you will be charged a $35 noncompliance fee, pursuant to King County Ordinance 16984.

PLEASE NOTE: If you have previously attended the "What about the Children?" Parent Seminar, additional attendance is encouraged but not required. To obtain a copy of your certificate of completion, please contact the Clerk's Office at 206-296-9300.

For additional questions, please contact the seminar coordinator at: