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King County Case Assignment Designation & Case Information Cover Sheet

 

 

King County Local Rule LR 82(e)(1) requires every initial document (eg, a Will, a Petition for Letters, a Petition for Guardianship, etc.) filed in the Superior Court to be accompanied by a special form in which the petitioner states whether the case fits within the Seattle or Kent Case Assignment Area.  For probate cases, the proper area is whichever of the following two areas where the Decedent resided or, if the Decedent did not reside in King County, where any asset of the estate may be:

If you are required to file one, complete a

 

King County Case Assignment Designation & Case Information Cover Sheet form

 

as follows:

Regardless of whether you file in person or by mail, file this document (with a copy for conformation) together with:

 
Telephoning the Probate Clerk (Decedent's Estate)

Filing Decedent's Will by Itself (a "Will Only")

The Initial Filing in a New Case

Future Filings in an Existing Case

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