Anti-Harassment / Protection Order Resources

Legal Advice

The District Court staff is not permitted, by law, to give legal advice. The staff cannot help you complete your paperwork. Please consult with one of the community resources noted below or an attorney for assistance.

Anti-Harassment and Protection Order Forms and Information

Anti-harassment and protection order forms and other information can be accessed by clicking "View All" on the right side of this page. 

Superior Court

If you think that your case should be processed through Superior Court, contact:

Office of Assigned Counsel / Court Services

Whatcom County Courthouse

311 Grand Avenue

3rd Floor

Bellingham, WA 98225

Phone: 360-778-5564


Shelters

If your case involves domestic violence or sexual assault, and you are not in, or in need of, shelter, call this agency first:

Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Services

1407 Commercial Street

Bellingham, WA 98225

Phone: 360-715-1563 or 877-715-1563 (24-Hour Hotline)

Phone: 360-671-5714 (business Line) 

Other Agencies

Other agencies that may be able to assist you:

Whatcom County Law Library

311 Grand Avenue

Basement

Bellingham, WA 98225

Phone: 360-778-5790

Library staff can assist in using legal research materials but cannot help with completing paperwork nor provide legal advice. Open part-time; call ahead for current schedule.

Northwest Justice Project

Project Safer

Phone: 888-201-1014 (CLEAR line)

You must call the CLEAR line to be screened for services.