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National Adoption Day - Nov. 16, 2018

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​ Nov. 16 2018 1:00 P.M. Cowlitz County Admin bldg. 207 N. 4th Ave. Kelso, WA National Adoption Day will be celebrated in Cowlitz County on November 16, 2018, with adoptions occurring at 1:00 p.m. and a public celebration following. The adoptions will be held in the Commissioner's Meeting Room and the celebration will be in the General Meeting Room...
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Updated 3rd Party Custody Information

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 We have added some new information and a handy checklist to our website for cases involving 3rd party custody matters. These cases can be quite complex, and often the parties are unrepresented. We hope this information will assist in making the navigation of the courts in these cases a bit clearer. Link to Web Information
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GAL Signatures Required on Pleadings

GAL Signatures Required on Pleadings
The Court has been made aware that in some cases in which a Guardian ad Litem (GAL) has been appointed, orders and final pleadings are being entered without the GAL having the opportunity to review and approve the same. Because the GAL is a party to the case, any pleading that relates to areas which are encompassed within their order of appointment...
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Plain Language Family Law Forms Required July 1, 2016

Plain Language Family Law Forms Required July 1, 2016
​As of July 1, 2016, all family law cases filed in Washington State are required to use plain language forms published by the Administrative Office of the Courts, Pattern Forms Committee. Full details on the transition to the new forms can be found HERE . The links to all of the new Plain Language Forms can be found HERE . Cowlitz County Super...
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Family Law Plain Language Forms Required May 1, 2016

Family Law Plain Language Forms Required May 1, 2016
The Access to Justice Board's Pro Se Project has converted the mandatory domestic relations pattern forms into plain language. The final versions have been approved and are posted below for information only. These new plain language family law forms must be used in all family law cases starting May 1, 2016. The new family law forms are posted ...
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We have updated our Guardian ad Litem Policies!

We have updated our Policies and Procedures for our Family Law (Title 26) Guardian Ad Litem Program effective June 30, 2014! If you are one of our GAL...
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