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Family Law

Forms specific to Dissolution of Marriage, Paternity and Child Support Matters.

Title Description Download
Order Appointing Guardian ad Litem for a Child - PDF
 846 Downloads
 623.24 KB
 06-07-2019
This is the order appointing a GAL in a Family Law Case - except Paternity matters - PDF - current as of November 2020 RCW 26.09.110; .140; .220; 26.26.555; 26.10.130; 26.12.175; GALR Mandatory Form (05/2018) with Cowlitz County Additions (10/2020) FL All Family 146 Download ( pdf )
Order Appointing Guardian ad Litem for a Child - Word
 505 Downloads
 110 KB
 06-07-2019
This is the order appointing a GAL in a Family Law Case - except Paternity matters - Word Format - RCW 26.09.110; .140; .220; 26.26.555; 26.10.130; 26.12.175; GALRMandatory Form (05/2018) with Cowlitz County Additions (10/2020)FL All Family 146 Download ( doc )
Cowlitz County Paternity GAL Order - Word
 1344 Downloads
 34 KB
 12-16-2013
The Order to use for appointing a Guardian ad Litem in a Paternity Case where Paternity is the ONLY issue to be addressed by the Guardian ad Litem. Word format. Download ( doc )
GAL Release of Information - All Cases - - PDF Format
 889 Downloads
 597.52 KB
 07-03-2018
If applying to become a GAL, you need to include this document completed with your application. Updated 7-2-2018. To be used for all Guardians ad litem. PDF Format Download ( pdf )
Code of Conduct - Title 26 - Guardian ad Litems
 854 Downloads
 93.73 KB
 06-29-2018
Cowlitz County Superior Court adopted Code of Conduct for Court Appointed Guardian ad Litems in Family Law Cases. 2018 version Download ( pdf )
3rd Party Custody Checklist
 1102 Downloads
 196.18 KB
 01-30-2018
Checkllist to assist unrepresented parties manage their third party custody matters. Download ( pdf )
LCR 88(d) Enforcement Memo
 2908 Downloads
 194.22 KB
 04-23-2015
Cowlitz County Local Civil Rule 88(d) has not been regularly enforced in the past. Starting May 1, 2015, it will. Memo on policy from Judge Evans.   Download ( pdf )
How to Modify or Rescind a Domestic Violence Restraining Order
 4734 Downloads
 722.84 KB
 02-27-2015
The process and general rules for modification of a Domestic Violence Protection Order. Download ( pdf )
Application to become a Title 26 Family Law Guardian ad Litem
 1122 Downloads
 23 KB
 02-25-2015
If you are looking to be added to the list of Guardian ad Litems available for appointment in Family Law Cases in Cowlitz County Superior Court, Please fill this out. 2018 version Download ( docx )
GAL Release of Information - All Cases - Word format
 842 Downloads
 17.92 KB
 02-25-2015
If applying to become a GAL, you need to include this document completed with your application. Updated 7-2-2018. To be used for all Guardians ad litem. Word Format Download ( docx )
Paternity Fee Request - Private Pay - PDF
 2960 Downloads
 68.04 KB
 12-16-2013
Use this document if you are a Family Law Guardian and are requesting fee approval in a NON-County paid case. Adobe PDF Format. Download ( pdf )
Paternity Fee Request - Private Pay - Word
 769 Downloads
 48.5 KB
 12-16-2013
Use this document if you are a Family Law Guardian and are requesting fee approval in a NON-County paid case. Word Format. Download ( doc )
Cowlitz County Paternity GAL Order - PDF
 2478 Downloads
 75.5 KB
 12-16-2013
The Order to use for appointing a Guardian ad Litem in a Paternity Case where Paternity is the ONLY issue to be address by the Guardian ad Litem. Adobe PDF format. Download ( pdf )
GAL Fee Request - County Pay - PDF
 2466 Downloads
 8.49 KB
 12-16-2013
Use this document if you are a Family Law Guardian and are requesting fee approval in a County paid case. Adobe PDF Format. Download ( pdf )
GAL Fee Request - County Pay - Word
 801 Downloads
 39.5 KB
 12-16-2013
Use this document if you are a Family Law Guardian and are requesting fee approval in a County paid case. Word Format. Download ( doc )
GAL Application - PDF
 2671 Downloads
 463.67 KB
 06-12-2013
Application to serve as a Guardian ad Litem in Cowlitz County Superior Court - in Adobe Acrobat portable document (PDF) format. Download ( pdf )
GAL Application - WORD
 1449 Downloads
 27.08 KB
 06-12-2013
Application to serve as a Guardian ad Litem in Cowlitz County Superior Court - in editable Microsoft Word format. Download ( docx )
Dissolution Checklist
 1932 Downloads
 65.55 KB
 11-01-2013
A step by step checklist to assist self-represented individuals navigate through the process of filing a Dissolution Proceeding in Cowlitz County. Download ( docx )
Affidavit to Finalize Dissolution Rule 92 - PDF
 1838 Downloads
 12.49 KB
 02-11-2013
Word formatted sample affidavit in proper for to comply with CCLCR 92 to finalize a dissolution without a court appearance.   Download ( pdf )
Affidavit to Finalize Dissolution Rule 92 - WORD
 1107 Downloads
 49 KB
 02-11-2013
Word formatted sample affidavit in proper for to comply with CCLCR 92 to finalize a dissolution without a court appearance. Download ( doc )

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