Recently updated on April 9th, 2024 at 01:00 am

Prepare your documents for Domestic Violence Protection Order

This website is provided to help victims and those assisting them prepare the domestic violence protection order forms for the King County Superior Court.





1. Take Screening

Start with the Online Screening which will step you through a few questions to then suggest the most suitable type of protection order. Once you file, the court officials can also match you to a more suitable protection order, so its ok to just do your best.


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. 


3. Consult Advocate (Optional)

In case you are filing against someone you had an intimate relationship with, you can consult with an advocate. The advocate can assist you with certain aspects of the case. They can review your case documents, and talk to you directly to discuss your case. 


4. Submit to Court

Submit the paperwork to begin the legal process. You can do that by either printing and visiting the court or using their virtual office online with live chat during office hours. The court locations are in Seattle and Kent and are listed at the bottom of this page.


Court Forms Created This website guides you through all the topics required to complete your protection order documents and file your case.

Core Forms

  • King County Superior Court - Case Information Cover Sheet
  • PO 001 Petition for Protection Order
  • PO 003 Law Enforcement and Confidential Information Form
  • PO 030 Temporary Protection Order and Hearing Notice
  • Case Assignment Area and Designation and Case Information Cover Sheet
  • PO 040 Proof of Service

With Firearms

  • XR 102  Firearm Identification Worksheet
  • WPF All Cases 02 030 Order to Surrender and Prohibit Weapons Without Notice

With Children

  • DV1 030 Child Custody Information Sheet