Below you will find the link for the current Title 26 (Family Law) GAL Registry. Please note that GALs must be listed on this registry in order to be appointed to cases in Benton and Franklin Counties.
Any Title 26 GAL from this list can be appointed to a case if all parties agree on the GAL. If parties cannot agree on a GAL, please submit a written request for a strike packet to Angelina Stevenson in Court Administration.
If you have questions or need additional information, please contact the GAL Registry Manager at 509-736-3071.
For a current list of Title 26 Family Law Guardians ad Litem click BELOW.
For information about a GAL's experience and qualifications, click on the name below.
Click HERE to apply for the Title 26 GAL Registry.
The process for ex parte has changed in both counties on a permanent basis. Click HERE for a description of the process.
Further, the Court requires that litigants submitting orders ex parte must attest to whether or not a notice of disqualification has been filed. Click HERE to view Judicial Resolution 17-002 and related form.
RCW 7.06.040 was amended changing eligibility requirements for arbitrators under the mandatory arbitration process. Click HERE for information and attestation form.
Superior Court Administration Benton County Justice Center
7122 W Okanogan Pl
Kennewick, WA 99336
There will be no Court proceedings on the afternoon of Septmeber 14, 2018 due to a judicial meeting. The Courts will be closed for Veterans Day on Monday, November 12, 2018.
Please refer to Court Holiday Schedule to see changes to regular calendar.
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