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

Submission of Initial Reports

 

 

Guardianship Forms can be accessed on this site.

 

File originals of documents with the Clerk's Office

 

File the following original documents/reports with the Clerk's office (the Clerk can file-stamp a copy for your records if you provide one at the time of filing):

  1. Oath of Guardian
  2. Designation of Standby Guardian (Form #23)
  3. Notice of Right to Request Special Notice (Form #25), if applicable (see section 3.16 of order appointing guardian)
  4. Initial Personal Care Plan (Form #22), if applicable
  5. Guardianship Inventory (Form #21), if applicable
  6. Petition for Approval of Budget, Disbursements, and Initial Personal Care Plan (From#33A)
  7. Declaration of Completion of Guardian Training*

*Guardians are required to complete Mandatory Guardian Training which is offered at no cost. Upon completion, the Declaration of Completion of Guardian Training must be printed and then filed with the Clerk’s office.

 

Mail or deliver to the appropriate Clerk:

 

Franklin County Clerk

1016 N. 4th Ave.

3rd floor, Room 306

Pasco, WA 99301

 

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Benton County Superior Court Clerk

7122 W. Okanogan Pl, Bldg. A

Kennewick, WA 99336

 

Submit originals of proposed orders to GMP along with bench copies of your reports.

 

Original proposed Order must be submitted to the GMP

(if you want a copy of the Order after it has been signed, please provide a copy of the Order along with a self-addressed stamped envelope):

  1. Order Approving Budget, Disbursements, and Initial Personal Care Plan (Form #33B)

 

Mail or deliver to:

 

Guardianship Monitoring Program

Benton-Franklin County Superior Court Administration

7122 W. Okanogan Place, Bldg. A

Kennewick, WA 99336

 

 

 

 

 

Court's Response to Coronavirus Pandemic

En respuesta a la nueva pandemia de coronavirus (o COVID-19), nuestros servicios estaran limitados

Click HERE for the latest information concerning the Court's response to the Coronavirus pandemic.

LOCAL COURT RULES - See Below Proposed Changes.  Please submit any questions or concerns to Tiffany Deaton.

DRAFT of Proposed Changes to Superior Court Local Court Rules
DRAFT 2020 Local Court Rules.doc
Microsoft Word document [675.0 KB]
DRAFT of Proposed changes to Superior Court Domestic Local Court Rules
DOMESTIC RELATIONS FAMILY LAW.docx
Microsoft Word document [101.6 KB]

Benton Franklin Counties Superior Court no longer appoints a Civil Presiding Judge.  Please refer to the Daily Schedule for the judge assigned to the individual Civil Dockets.

Ex Parte

Important Notice

 Click HERE for a description of the Ex Parte process.

Arbitrator Eligibility

Important Notice

Click HERE for information and attestation form.

Superior Court Administration Benton County Justice Center

7122 W Okanogan Pl

Building A

Kennewick, WA 99336

509-736-3071

 

Holiday Schedule

The Courts will be closed for  Memorial Day on Monday, May 25, 2020.

 

Please refer to the 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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