Benton & Franklin Counties Superior Court
Benton & Franklin Counties Superior Court

Mandatory Guardian Training

Benton Franklin Counties Superior Court requires mandatory guardian training for nonprofessional (family & volunteer) guardians. This rule applies to all guardianship cases including those originating under RCW Chapter 11.88 and RCW Chapter 11.92. The training is mandatory for all nonprofessional guardians prior to their appointment as guardian.  Certified Professional Guardians are not required to attend this training as long as the guardian is in good standing with the Certified Professional Guardian Board.

 

Purpose

 

To provide nonprofessional guardians with information on their legal responsibilities, paperwork and reports that are required in serving as a guardian.

 

Training Opportunities

 

  • The mandatory online training is available through the State of Washington.  Click HERE for more information.
  • An optional but very informative online video is available through Spokane County Superior Court. Click HERE to view the video.
  • Spokane County Superior Court also holds a monthly training at the Spokane County Courthouse.  Click HERE for more information.

 

Training Waiver or Deferment

 

Under limited circumstances training can be waived or deferred.   Click on the links to obtain forms for a motion and order waiving or extending the time to obtain training.

Ex Parte

Important Notice

The Court has revised its process for ex parte.  Click HERE to view Judicial Resolution 17-002 and related form.

Superior Court Administration Benton County Justice Center

7122 W Okanogan Pl

Building A

Kennewick, WA 99336

509-736-3071

 

Importance Notice

Fall Judicial Meeting will be on Friday, September 15, 2017. There will not be any proceedings that afternoon.

 

Fall Judicial Confereence will be September 18 through 20, 2017. There will not be any trials that week.

 

Veteran's Day will be on Friday, November 10, 2017. 

 

Please refer to Court Holiday Schedule to see changes to regular calendar.

         DISCLAIMER

Due to the rapidly changing nature of the Court’s information on the internet pages, the Benton and Franklin Counties Superior Courts cannot insure 100% accuracy.  The data and links are provided for informational purposes only and may not have been updated on the date you view it.  The Courts assume no liability for any legal consequences arising out of any information on these pages.

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