Tips from the Family Law Ex Parte Commissioners: Ex Parte Via the Clerk

Here are some simple suggestions for handling Family Law matters using Ex Parte Via the Clerk. Don’t forget to review our previous posts on entering final orders, obtaining TROs, and pointers for earning “gold stars” when you appear before the Family Law Commissioners. Please read the manual posted on the Clerk’s website. Orders for Show . . . → Read More: Tips from the Family Law Ex Parte Commissioners: Ex Parte Via the Clerk

Tips from the Ex Parte Family Law Commissioners: Entering Final Papers

Here are some simple suggestions for entering final papers in the Family Law Ex Parte Department. Missed our previous post on pointers for earning “gold stars” when you appear before the Family Law Commissioners? Find it here.

Read the local rules and laws, and follow them. Examples:

For temporary emergency relief in Ex Parte:

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Tips from the Ex Parte Family Law Commissioners: Courtroom Etiquette

The King County Superior Court Family Law Ex Parte Commissioners would like to offer a few pointers for entering final papers and earning “gold stars” when appearing before one of the Commissioners:

Just as your word is your bond, your reputation with the court is invaluable. Be professional and respectful to all, in and out . . . → Read More: Tips from the Ex Parte Family Law Commissioners: Courtroom Etiquette

Ex Parte Commissioners’ Tips: Your Pre-Hearing Checklist

You can help our Ex Parte Clerks by writing the Personal Representative’s (PR’s) name on both the ORDER and the PETITION. It is especially helpful to use bold type and to tab it with a Post-It note for quick identification. Provide the PR’s oath along with the petition. (This allows us to make sure . . . → Read More: Ex Parte Commissioners’ Tips: Your Pre-Hearing Checklist