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For Attorneys, Lawyers, & the Public
Caution: The ex parte & probate procedure for King County changed substantially effective January 1, 2009.
See: King County Ex Parte Manual.
Downtown --- Map
King County Courthouse - Room W325
516 Third Ave
Seattle, WA 98104
Kent --- Map
Regional Justice Center - Room 1J
401 Fourth Ave N
Kent, WA 98032
Clerk's Office: 206 296-9300 (both locations).
Probate/Guardianship Court Calendars:
Probate/Guardianship (ie, Noticed
Hearings): 10:30 - 11:30 daily, Working Papers required, party sets
own hearing date & time.
Ex Parte Agreed Cases (ie, "Walking Papers through Court"):
Attorneys: 9 - 11:30 AM or 1:30 - 3:45 PM daily, first come/first served.
Pro ses: 1:30 - 3:45 PM daily, first come/first
Ex Parte Motion:
Downtown: 9 - 11:30 AM or 1:30 - 3:45 PM daily, first come/first served or for time noted.
Kent: 9:30 - 11:30 AM daily, first come/first served or for time noted.
Opening a probate file at the Clerk's Office requires a completed King County Case Assignment Designation & Case Information Cover Sheet.
The Clerk's Office supplies Letters, so you don't have to prepare a Letters form.
If you are filing a Petition for Probate and the Will has already been filed as a Will-Only, you must go to the Clerk's Office to get the Will before going to Court.
|Filing Decedent's Will by Itself (a "Will Only")||