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  • 1200 5th Ave, Seattle, WA 98101

Self Help Plus

Agency: King County Bar Association

1200 5th Ave
Suite 700
Seattle, WA, 98101 Map
Phone: (206) 267 - 7080
Hours: Voicemail only.

Service Description

- Non-contested marriage dissolutions (default or agreed divorces)
- Non-contested legal separations
- Establishment of a parenting plan in non-contested (agreed) cases when the father has already been determined.

Non-contested can include:
- Cases where the parties are in agreement with one another
- Cases where one party has had no contact at all with the other party (and has no concept of how they might be able to contact them) for at least 18 months.

Language and American Sign Language interpreters are available for appointments. People may also bring their interpreter with them.

- 1) Client completes application to determine eligibility
- 2) Client attends meeting with program manager to start drafting legal documents
- 3) Client meets with program manager to pick up legal documents and then files papers at the court.
SHP no longer has the "classes," instead all meetings are one-on-one with the program manager.
Attorney does NOT represent clients in court.


Contracted Services: Legal Contract Referral
Days of the Week: Friday; Monday; Thursday; Tuesday; Wednesday
Languages other than English: American Sign Language; Interpreter services


Clients must be low-income and be residents of King County.

Application Instructions

Call to request an application; applications are also available online at


Court fees are $280, if not waived by the court.

Business Hours

King County Bar Office: M-F, 9am-4pm. Lawyer Referral: M-F, 8am-4:30pm.

Area Served

Low-income programs: King County only. Regular lawyer referrals: King County and some of Pierce or Snohomish County.

Typical Waiting Times at this Location

Min: No in-office service
Max: No in-office service


Telephones: types, numbers and hours
Administration (206) 267 - 7100
Consumer Education and Training (206) 267 - 7017
Fax (206) 267 - 7099
Information (206) 267 - 7055
Lawyer Referral (206) 267 - 7010

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