Washington State Third-Party Custody (Nonparental Custody)
Paralegal Service

By Do It Yourself Documents,
Independent Paralegal Services

This service is available for all counties in Washington State and may be completed via the internet or at one of our offices.

Does not include court cost. Court costs are $260.00 in Washington State.

  • Washington State
  • By An Independent Paralegal
  • List Price: $349.00
  • Our Price: $294.95 - This service is exempt from sales tax.
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Service Agreement

 Paralegal Service for Third-Party Custody for the state of Washington

This service is used by a person who's not the parent (non-parent) to request legal custody of a child (or children). The case will need to be filed in the county where the child lives or can be found. This type of service may only be used if the child (or children) are not in the physical custody of either parent or if it can stated that neither parent is a suitable custodian.

Complete our questionnaire and return it either by mail, email or drop it off at one of our many offices. Based on the questionnaire all required forms will be completed for you to take to the court for filing. The entire process can be done through the mail, via email or you can arrange to come to our office to sign the documents.

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Quick Online Service

This is our quick online service. You will be directed to a secure form where your information is encrypted prior to leaving your browser. You do not need to log in and create an account. Your information is not kept in any database. Your information is disposed of as soon as you have received and reviewed your documents. No information received from you will ever be released to a third party.


Download a Questionnaire

While completing the questionnaire in the comfort of your home, help is just a click away for an instant chat with one of our paralegals standing by to assist you with any questions. See hours of chat beneath the "Click Here to Chat With US" command button located in the right column of each web page. Alternatively, you may call us toll free at (866) 946-0325.

Download a fillable questionnaire with no obligation or payment until you are ready to have us complete your documents.

IE (Internet Explorer) users downloading the Microsoft Word version may encounter a pop-up window requesting your credentials. To work around this issue, select cancel each time the credential window appears and your document will open. Another option is to open with Chrome or another browser. To view Microsoft's White Paper addressing this issue, see: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2019105.

IE (Internet Explorer) users downloading the Adobe Reader Version may encounter their browser hanging up during the process. You have two options. Disable Adobe PDF Reader in IE. You can do this by selecting Tools | Manage add-ons | Show All add-ons | Adobe PDF Reader select disable. Now when you select a pdf file in your browser the file will open in the program Adobe Reader instead of your browser. Another option is to open with Chrome or another browser.

You can download the trial version, which is fully functional and offers every feature of the product for you to test-drive at the following link, Adobe Acrobat XI Pro.

Download the free version of Adobe Reader here.

When you are ready for us to prepare your documents return your questionnaire using secure email or file  transfer. Or you may mail, fax, or drop it off at one of our offices. (888) 377-2397.

Once you return your questionnaire, we will call you with any questions and for payment or you may pay online using our secure cart-server. This option is available in the right column. When we call you we will schedule an appointment, usually within 24 hours or address emailing your documents to you for review. If you have any questions, please call us at (866) 946-0325.

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