Frequently asked questions

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 send us a request to purge through our secure contact-us form. We will purge your data within two business days.
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How does your software adapt to my unique situation?

Legal Atoms software consists of a series of questions. After every section, our software processes your input to determine which sections apply to you and which you can safely skip. For example, your response to the question  Do you have children? determines whether you will address sections covering child custody.  Your responses also determine the…
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