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Superior Court Forms

Below are the forms most commonly used by the King County Superior Court. However, this is not a complete list of all forms used by the court or by individual judges. If you have questions regarding which form to use, please contact the court.

If you choose to use any of the forms provided here in MS Word format, please be advised that the appearance, page breaks, margins, fonts, and other aspects of the document that you prepare may be affected by the version of Word you are using.  Please be sure that the completed document conforms to all rules governing acceptable document format, particularly those stated in General Rule 14.

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Number Name Word PDF Date
 1 Case Information Cover Sheet & Case Assignment Area Form - Civil Word PDF 07-2024
 2 Case Information Cover Sheet & Case Assignment Area Form - Family Law Word PDF 04-16-2024
 3 Case Information Cover Sheet & Case Assignment Area Form - Probate & Guardianship Word PDF 04-16-2024
 4 Case Information Cover Sheet & Case Assignment Area Form - Juvenile & Mental Health Word
PDF  01-2024
 5 Petition for Title 11 (Minor Guardianship) Cause Number for Finalized Non-Parent Custody Case Word PDF 12-16-2022
 6 Confidential Information Form Word PDF 07-2022
 7 Attachment to Confidential Information Form (Additional Parties or Children) Word  PDF 07-2022
8 Certificate of Dissolution - Vital Statistics Form Word
PDF
02-13-2013
9 Domestic Partnership - Vital Statistics Form Word
PDF
12-28-2009
10 LFLR 4 Automatic Temporary Order Setting Financial Restraints (For Review Only) N/A PDF 08-31-2018
 11 Probate Cover Sheet Word PDF 04-03-2020

Sealing / Sealed

Number Name Word PDF Date
1 Sealed Confidential Reports - GR 22 Word PDF 05-2016
2 Sealed Financial Source Documents - GR 22 Word
PDF
05-2016
3 Sealed Personal Health Care Records - GR 22 Word
PDF
05-2016
4 Order to Seal Word
PDF
08-01-2011
5 Order Allowing Access to Sealed File Word PDF 08-07-2017
Number Name Word PDF Date
  Arbitration Forms      
  Asbestos Forms      
  Guardianship and Trust Forms      
  Minor Settlement Forms      
1 Change of Address, Notice of Word PDF 03-01-2012
2 Designation of Clerk's Papers Word PDF 01-21-2003
3 DOL Reporting Data Sheet N/A PDF 12-2018
4 Emancipation Packet N/A PDF 07-24-2023
5 Ex Parte via the Clerk Cover Sheet Word PDF 01-03-2024
6 Ex Parte via the Clerk Information Sheet Word PDF 08-23-2013
7 Foreign Subpoena Instruction Sheet Word PDF 12-27-2023
8 GR 14 Cover Sheet Word PDF 08-19-2020
9 Records Access Participant Form Word PDF 10-31-2022
Family Law Forms      
Number Name Word PDF Date
1 Will Repository Cover Sheet (Do not modify this form) Word PDF 03-31-2022
2 Motion and Declaration to Withdraw Will from Repository Word PDF 06-09-2004
3 Order to Withdraw Will from Repository Word PDF 03-31-2022
Number Name Word PDF Date
1 Motion to Distribute Funds Word PDF 02-07-2018
2 Order to Distribute Funds Word PDF 02-07-2018
3 Declaration of Mailing of Motions and Order to Distribute Funds Word PDF 02-07-2018
Civil Forms      
Criminal Forms      


Washington State Superior Court Pattern Forms

In addition, Superior Court uses many of the Washington State Pattern Forms, particularly in the family law arena. These forms and instructions are managed by the Administrative Office of the Courts.

Approved Pattern Interrogatories Forms

King County Superior Court has approved pattern interrogatories for use in automobile tort cases.  The standardized questions allow plaintiffs' and defendants' counsel to propound written discovery requests more quickly and easily.  These forms are located on the King County Bar Association website.

WashingtonLawHelp.org

Washington Law Help is a guide to free civil legal services for low-income persons and seniors in Washington. This site provides legal education materials and tools that give you basic information on a number of legal problems, and in some cases, detailed instructions and forms to help you represent yourself in court. Washington Law Help has select instructions available in multiple languages.


Frequently Asked Questions - Superior Court Forms

If you are unable to locate the forms you need above, you can review an extensive list of court forms on Washington State Courts website

For family law cases, you can contact Family Law Facilitators for assistance. 

You can visit the Law Library of King County and request packets and forms through email, US-Mail or in-person. Their office hours and locations can be found here

 

To file a new case, you will need to have the minimal required documents for that case type and the filing fee or a fee waiver. To find out what documents you need to file your case, click here.

For help filing a family law case, click here

Filing a New Case

If you are filing a new case in person, you will need a Case Information Cover Sheet (CICS).

If you are filing electronically, you do not need a Case Information Cover Sheet. The E-Filing Application will generate a Case Information Cover Sheet for you.

Cover sheets for sealed documents

The Clerk's Office provides forms for sealed documents per General Rule 22:

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