You can file for divorce in Washington State if either you or your spouse is resident of Washington or is a member of the military stationed in Washington.
Filing Your Washington Divorce
The steps for filing your uncontested Washington divorce with DivorceWriter are as follows:
- Review and sign the documents.
- File the Petition for Divorce and related documents with the court clerk.
- A judge completes your divorce by signing your divorce decree.
Division of property, child parenting plan (including child support, visitation and custody), alimony, and more are covered.
You'll receive all of the required Office Administrator of the Courts forms--completed and ready-to-file. Your documents will be accepted by the court or your money back.
Filing by Mail
You do not need to appear in court in Washington state to complete an uncontested divorce, you may file your divorce by mail. We provide you with completed documents and instructions for completing your divorce by mail.
Washington is the only state where residents can file in any county regardless of where they live. DivorceWriter procedures are designed for filing by mail in Lincoln County, Washington, because it allows you to file all documents at once and without appearing in court. One-step filing means you have nothing else to do after mailing your paperwork. The Court will send you a Final Decree signed by your judge, usually within two weeks after the 90-day required waiting period has passed.
Where to Find Blank State Forms
If you prefer to complete blank forms on your own, they can be downloaded directly from the state of Washington at no cost using these links: