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Requirement Specific to King County



King County Local Rule LR 82(e)(1) requires every initial document (eg, a Will or a Petition for Adjudication) filed in the Superior Court to be accompanied by a special form in which the petitioner states whether the case fits within the Seattle or Kent Case Assignment Area.  For probate cases, the proper area is whichever of the following two areas where the Decedent resided or, if the Decedent did not reside in King County, where any asset of the estate may be:

Complete a


King County Case Assignment Designation
and Case Information Cover Sheet


as follows:

Set this completed form aside for taking with you to file at Court along with either the Will (if to be filed as a Will Only) or your Petition for Adjudication.



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