File Your Divorce Now
To file for divorce in Washington State, either you or your spouse must be a resident in Washington. According to the state, this means being in the state with the intent to make the state your home—there is no time limit in place. As noted above, there is no specific requirement to file in any county so that you can file in the county you currently live in or choose another county if it would be more convenient (such as if you were taking advantage of the mail in filing option.)
In Washington State, there is a unique option for filing. Simply file your divorce in Wahkiakum County. This county accepts divorce petitions by mail and will complete the divorce without either party having to go to the courthouse. This is only applicable in an uncontested divorce, and both parties must agree to have the divorce finalized in Wahkiakum County. There is no need for either of the spouses to live or ever have had to have lived in the county.
Simply complete the questionnaire on the BuyDivorcePapers.com site and mail the forms to the courthouse. Then, they will be returned to you, signed by the court. You will not have to appear in court. If you want to complete your divorce in this manner, without any court appearance, choose Wahkiakum County when BuyDIvorcePapers.com asks what county you wish to file in. Taking care of your divorce in this manner gives you a true DIY divorce.
The forms offered by BuyDivorcePapers.com are the same forms issued by the State of Washington Office of the Administrator of the Courts. They are required for use at any county within the state. You can feel confident in the quality of the divorce papers you receive from us, since we use these same forms—we make it easier for you to fill them out the correct way and prevent them from being rejected by the courts for having them filled out improperly.
Washington State court fees are required, and these are in addition to the costs to use BuyDivorcePapers.com. The costs vary by county. You will need to check with your local courthouse to find out the exact amount you may owe. By planning and finding out these fees, you’ll know exactly the costs for your affordable, easy DIY divorce in Washington State.