AN ORDER SETTING CASE SCHEDULE is provided by the Clerk of Courts when a case is filed in King County. It provides a trial date, the name of an assigned trial judge, and deadlines for actions required between filing and
HOW DO I START MY CASE?
PROTECTION ORDER (DOMESTIC VIOLENCE) CASES may be started at the courthouse with help from a Domestic Violence (DV) Advocate. If you cannot afford the filing fee, you can complete a form asking the court to waive it. OTHER FAMILY LAW