Superior Court Clerk's Office
614  Division Street, MS-34
  Port Orchard, WA  98366
Phone: (360) 337-7164
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As a party to a Domestic Relations case, you may choose to represent yourself.  When you act as your own attorney, you are responsible to know and follow Court rules and procedures.  Domestic Relations cases are lawsuits, and concern many complicated issues such as child support and placement, property division, retirement benefits, spousal maintenance (alimony) and debts.  If you need legal advice regarding your lawsuit, you should see an attorney. 

The staff of the Kitsap County Clerk’s Office cannot refer you to a specific attorney.  To find an attorney, ask a friend or family member for a referral, use the yellow pages, and/or use some of the resources included here.

Kitsap County Superior Court

Kitsap County Superior Court has created three publications to assist persons who are representing themselves in family law matters. Click on the following links below to read them:

Tips for Representing Yourself in Family Law Matters

10 Trial Tips in Family Law Cases

Tips for Child Support Modification Hearings

Kitsap County Local Court Rules are also available on their website

Kitsap County Attorney Referral Service

Administered by Kitsap Legal Services, this service provides referrals to local attorneys, who provide a consultation for a fixed fee.  To contact the Kitsap County Attorney Referral service, call 360-373-2426 or visit their website:

Northwest Justice Project

Persons with low income may qualify for legal services through the Northwest Justice Project by calling their toll-free CLEAR line at 1-888-201-1014 (1-888-201-9737 TDD) or by visiting their website:

Persons age 60 and over, regardless of income, may call CLEAR*Sr at 1-888-387-7111

Washington Law Help (

Washington LawHelp is provided as a public service by the Northwest Justice Project in collaboration with other legal aid providers in the Alliance for Equal Justice and Washington courts.  This site provides legal education materials and tools, and in some cases, detailed instructions and forms to help you represent yourself in court.  Click on the web address to be forwarded to their website.

Kitsap Services Dissolution Workshop

Kitsap Legal Services now offers a workshop to assist you with preparation of the forms you will need to file a dissolution (divorce) case.  Click here for additional information about the workshop.

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Last Updated:  December 23, 2014

Alison H. Sonntag
Clerk (D)

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          Office Hours:
        Monday - Friday
      8:00 am - 12:15 pm
    and 1:15 - 4:30 pm
 CLOSED 12:15 - 1:15 pm

Quarterly Staff Meetings:
The Clerk's office is closed from 8:00 - 8:20 a.m. on the last Thursday in January, April,
July and October. 

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