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WA Eviction During Moratoriaum Bridge For Landlords

Landlords across Washington (except in Seattle) can evict tenants with the eviction moratorium ending on October 31st 2021.

LegalAtoms allows you to prepare your complete set of notices and court documents compliant with Governor Jay Inslee's Eviction Moratorium Bridge through all stages to legally evict your tenant.

You will be led through a series of questionnaires in plain non-legal language, with helpful explanations from lawyers and court officials.

  • Eviction Screening

    Check if you qualify to evict your tenant!

Governor Inslee extends eviction moratorium to Oct 31st 2021

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Mayor Durkan extended Seattle's eviction ban until January 15, 2022

Case Overview



Evict your tenant who is not paying rent

Who can apply

Landlords (Property owners) in the WA state who are renting a property and would like the tenant to be legally removed  

How long

The entire eviction notices, cases and the case takes 3-6 month 


Court fees about $300, LegalAtoms fees about $20-$50. 

How it works


1. View Process, Legal Info Free

Visits from any device securely and privately. You can then check your eligibility for Eviction, the filing process from now until the completion as a series of simple steps 

2. Create Court Forms Free

Answers questionnaires in plain language which then generates the official court forms. You will see help text and videos next to the questions provided by court officials and lawyers


3. Consult Lawyers Free & Optional

You can connect with professionals starting with free consultations. Our platform offers non-profits, court officials and private lawyers, so you can decide the level and nature of assistance you need.


4. E-File Free

You can print and file (WORD, PDF). Or due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many courts have allowed filing the cases online. LegalAtoms allows the client to send the complete package electronically (e-mail and within LegalAtoms). 

Situations Covered


Unpaid Rent

Rent paid from August 1st 2021 is eligible grounds for eviction

Lease Term Violation

Lease term violations are valid grounds to file for eviction in Washington starting November 1st 2021

Crime or illegal activity

Evictions can still occur in case of a criminal activity

Selling your property

You can have renters without a lease to vacate if you're selling your propery



Landlords can ask tenants to leave if they are pursuing substantial renovations


Accomodation for self

This occurs when the landlord decides to use the property themselves or for immediate family (e.g. parents)


Health or Safety Hazard

You can still evict a tenant in spite of Eviction moratorium if the tenant poses Threat to public health and safety

Court Forms Created

Our website guides you step by step through all relevant topics, and creates your complete set of Washington court forms for your Eviction case



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


Lakewood, Washington

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The program is a way to resolve landlords and tenant disputes and connect them with COVID rental assistance, before the landlords pursue court action.

As the eviction moratorium is lifted in Washington by October 31st 2021, there is an expectation that a a large number of eviction actions that would likely be initiated in superior courts across the state.

The Supreme Court of Washington, therefore Washington setup the Eviction Resolution Pilot Program (ERPP). At the moment six relatively more populous counties -- King, Pierce, Snohomish, Clark, Spokane and Thurston -- have set up this program.