Family Court Services
Family Court Services has suspended most in-person contact; however, staff are still available to assist you electronically during business hours at FCS@KingCounty.gov. Emails are responded to during normal business hours Mon-Fri, 8:30-12:00 and 1:00-4:30 Mon-Fri.
Questionnaires for FCS cases may be filled out electronically and emailed to: FCS@KingCounty.Gov
Mail sent to our office is picked up 2 days per week. We will accept documents for your Evaluator / Conciliator (but cannot accept court hearing working papers.)
To better serve you, we ask that you use the above email address for questions. Emails are responded to during normal business hours Mon-Fri, 8:30-12:00 and 1:00-4:30 Mon-Fri.
Family Court Services (FCS) offers the following specific services to parents and custodians involved in family law actions:
- Adoption services (email or in-person by appointment only)
- Parenting plan mediations (when ordered or referred by the court)
- Parenting plan evaluations (when ordered or referred by the court)
- Domestic violence assessments (when ordered by the court)
- Becca program assistance related to Truancy, At-Risk Youth, and Child-in-Need-of-Services petitions
FCS is staffed by Evaluators and Conciliators who have specialized training and experience in family law matters. These specialists assist the court by collecting information that promotes beneficial outcomes for children and families. FCS also assists the court by identifying risks so that steps can be taken to ensure the safety of children. FCS does NOT provide legal advice or assistance in completing forms and also does not provide case information outside the services listed above.
If you have received a collection notice from Family Court Services, please click HERE.
King County Courthouse (Seattle)
516 Third Avenue, Suite W-280
Seattle, WA 98104
Phone: (206) 477-1500
Fax: (206) 296-9420
TTY: (206) 205-5048
Maleng Regional Justice Center (Kent)
401 Fourth Avenue North, Room 1D
Kent, WA 98032
Phone: (206) 477-2740
Fax: (206) 973-8590
TTY: (206) 205-2655