Recently updated on May 15th, 2024 at 11:35 pm

This website guides you in preparing and e-filing your legal case documents, and with subsequent steps like serving notices through to final court orders Backed by courts in Lewis, Snohomish, Okanogan and other counties

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Create & E-File Case Documents

Friendly online guided interviews to get 100% accurate paperwork for your local court

"You've been served"

You can now serve the other party as part of case process online.

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Research about your legal options based on your state's current laws and your situation

HOW IT WORKS

This website provides a guided experience to people who are working themselves on preparing the court forms for all restraining orders, family law and civil law cases.

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1. Take Screening

Based on the description below, select the case that meets the needs of your situation. Then learn more and begin by answering a screening questionnaire to be sure you meet the basic needs.

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2. Prepare Documents

Prepare the main set of your court documents by covering one topic at a time. Each topic offers questions in simple and non-legal language. Just do your best and in case you need help you can get reach out for help just with a few clicks.

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3. Consult Advocate (Optional)

Depending on your situation, this website suggests court approved free court self help centers, victim advocacy nonprofits, or other trusted legal clinics run by law schools. These resources can help you with certain aspects of the case, review your documents, and assist with safety planning. 

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4. E-file to Court

Submit the paperwork to officially begin the legal process. You can e-file along with payment (or ask for fee waiver) or may be required print and drop the paper work to visit your local Superior Court.

Create Your Official Case Documents

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Serve the Other Party

Many states now permit serving documents electronically (email, text). LegalAtoms makes it official and allows you to gather electronic forensic proof.

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How it works - video

This website presents a series of online questionnaires, and then at the end generates the paperwork for your legal case

What our users says

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Ariel Anderson

After I answered the questions, I was able to print the forms out and bring them into the courthouse. When I got to the courthouse, they were able to go through and accept it all. I had no problems.

Our Clients

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Lewis County Superior Court

Lewis County Superior Court has made LegalAtoms the official software provider for all their constituents.

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Yakima Sheriffs Office

Yakima Sheriffs Office serves respondent electronically while capturing forensic proof and then files proof of service with the clerk. 

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Snohomish County Superior Court

Snohomish County Superior Court has made LegalAtoms the official software provider for all their constituents.

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Okanogan County Sheriffs Office

Yakima Sheriffs Office serves respondent electronically while capturing forensic proof and then files proof of service with the clerk. 

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Okanogan County District Court

Okanogan County District Court has made LegalAtoms the official software provider for protection orders including renewals.

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Seattle University School of Law

Victims receive free and quick help to file same day while the law students working in the legal clinic receive experiential learning.

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Cowlitz County Superior Court

Cowlitz County Superior Court has made LegalAtoms the official software provider for all their constituents.

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Yakima Sheriffs Office serves respondent electronically while capturing forensic proof and then files proof of service with the clerk. 

Benefits of Using an Official Online Solution

LegalAtoms is backed by many courts, and we're in the process to be officially connected and sponsored by each and every county level court. Being the official software provider supported by courts offers unique benefits

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Which Court to File At

Your documents are e-filed to the correct court always. In general one has to read the court locations, the types of cases they handle and other fine print.

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Which Forms to File

Based on your situation and court rules, you're guided to prepare the correct set and most updated versions of court forms so your case is 100% correct in the first go.

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Automated Checks

Our automated checks allow you to verify the correctness and completeness of our paperwork to avoid common errors

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Free Legal Help

You will be offered free legal resources close to your location for which you will qualify. You can share your online profile and make appointments with a single click, and receive their guidance often in a few hours. 

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E-Signature

Sign digitally and securely using mouse (laptop) or your finger (touch screen) without the hassle of printing and re-scanning. 

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E-file with the Court

Once your documents are prepared, you can E-file with the court in one click.  No need to make accounts in complicated portals with multiple E-filing providers. 

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E-mail with the court

Filing is the start and often courts may have follow up questions. Rather than waiting to receive them in the mail you can receive it via the built in secure messaging. 

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You've been served

Serve the other party via text, e-mail, Whastapp and private messages on social media. Many states such as California, New York, Texas, Florida, Washington allow electronically serving the other party, which prevents delays.