Assigned Counsel & Court Services: Protection Orders

Protection Orders the Superior Court handles include:

  • Domestic Violence Protection Order:  Petitioner/Respondent are currently married, currently living together, or have a child in common.
  • Anti-Harassment Order:  Petitioner/Respondent are currently married, currently living together, have a child in common, OR if a minor is filing against a minor.
  • Sexual Assault Protection Order:  Respondent is a minor
  • Vulnerable Adult Protection Order

     If your situation does not fit the above descriptions, check with our office so we can determine if you should contact District Court.

 Steps to Obtain a Protection Order:
Pro Se

  1. Go to Room 304 of Courthouse and obtain application materials, or call (360) 778-5564.
  2. Complete application materials and return them to Room 304.
  3. A court employee will file the case, assign a court date and obtain judicial decision.
  4. The court employee will make all copies and distribute copies to appropriate law enforcement agencies.

Attorneys

  1. Download mandatory forms.
  2. Attorney completes pleadings.
  3. Attorney files and obtains court date in Room 304 from court employee.
  4. Attorney then obtains judicial decision.
  5. The court employee in Room 304 will make copies and distribute copies to appropriate law enforcement agencies.

 

 

Contact Us

  1. Assigned Counsel & Court Services
    311 Grand Avenue
    Suite 304
    Bellingham, WA 98225

    Phone: (360) 778-5564

    Modified Hours
    8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m
    (closed 12 - 1)