Frequently asked questions

Automated checks done by LegalAtoms to ensure quality DVPO Email-filings

Legal Atoms allows E-filing of applications for Domestic Violence Protection Order (DVPO). To ensure applications are complete, LegalAtoms has worked with our partners to determine what is the minimal set of information that must be provided by the clients to ensure their applications are actionable by the court staff. These are in purple font below…
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How does Legal Atoms populate questions that don’t apply to me?

Legal Atoms follows the official Washington state guidelines. These guidelines require questions which are not relevant to your situation to be marked explicity as “Not Applicable”; or be left blank if there is no option to mark as “Not Applicable.”‘  
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Which Washington state forms are generated as part of my divorce application?

Legal Atoms follows the official Washington state guidelines. These guidelines require questions which are not relevant to your situation to be marked explicity as “Not Applicable”; or be left blank if there is no option to mark as “Not Applicable.”‘Legal Atoms generates the complete set of all government forms required. Depending on your situation these would be…
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Which counties are covered?

Legal Atoms supports filing for divorce for the entire Washington state. The final set of of documents you download meet the requirements of King County Superior Court, as described here: How to Ask for a Divorce For spouses/registered domestic partners who do not agree How to Ask for a Divorce For spouses/registered domestic partners who…
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Is the divorce application printed on official Washington state forms?

Yes, Legal Atoms uses the official Washington state forms. In order to maintain the exact formatting such as margins, fonts, and spacing we use the original Microsoft Word documents provided by the Washington Courts. Legal Atoms software then enters the information you provided. Our software only fills in the blanks or check boxes without modifying…
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Can I purge (i.e. delete) my personal information after completing my application?

Yes, you can   Step 1: login to your account Step 2: From the top menu, click on the user icon, and click on settings     Step 3: Click on DELETE Step 4: Re-enter the email you used to register the account and click Delete
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