Frequently asked questions

Tagging Attachments as Confidential

We at LegalAtoms, strive to keep our clients and their needs safe and confidential. LegalAtoms now has an option within the protection order to keep attachments confidential. When uploading attachments, there’s an option to tag the files as confidential. Confidential Attachments: Sealed Personal Health Care RecordsExhibits (The client wants to be sealed) By checking this…
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What Happens When an E-File is Rejected.

There are two sides to an E-File of a protection order. One is the side of the petitioner and the other being the clerks at the courts. Each party has important steps to follow to ensure the accuracy of the application. The first step starts with the petitioner once they have filled out all portions…
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How the Petitioner or Protected Party is Populated depending on who is filing (including filing on behalf of someone else)

This article helps explain how a petitioner or the protected party is populated. This should help explain who is the petitioner vs the victim. Situations There are some specific situations that seem to be permitted based on the wording of the petition for individual protection order types.  However, we were not sure how Snohomish County…
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Statement Builder

The statement builder will help ensure the accuracy of the petition. The single questionnaire is dedicated to the statement┬áso there are no other questions. The screen is divided into two panels: – The user/client will enter the information on the left side of the screen. – As the user enters the appropriate information, they or…
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Getting Help from Facilitators in Snohomish County Superior Court

LegalAtoms allows clients filing for protection orders in the Snohomish County to connect with court facilitators seamlessly within LegalAtoms. You now have a option from diagnostics page to get additional help. You will need to fill out the diagnostics and it will give you the analysis and time line and you will then have the…
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Filing County Determination

In Washington there are 39 Counties Each county becomes a district for a court to oversee cases that have been brought in front of them. Legally a the parties in a case should be filing in the county of their residence or where they have fled from for security reasons. * This rule is not…
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