Form FL Non-Parent416 "Motion for Adequate Cause Decision (Non-parent Custody)" - Washington

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  • Released on March 1, 2020;
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Download Form FL Non-Parent416 "Motion for Adequate Cause Decision (Non-parent Custody)" - Washington

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Superior Court of Washington, County of
In re custody of:
Children:
No.
Motion for Adequate Cause Decision
Petitioner/s (person/s who started this case):
(Non-Parent Custody)
(MACD)
Respondents (parents and any guardian or custodian):
Motion for Adequate Cause Decision
(Non-Parent Custody)
To both parties:
Deadline! Your papers must be filed and served by the deadline in your county’s Local Court Rules, or by the State
Court Rules if there is no local rule. Court Rules and forms are online at www.courts.wa.gov.
If you want the court to consider your side, you must:
File your original documents with the Superior Court Clerk; AND
Give the Judge/Commissioner a copy of your papers (if required by your county’s Local Court Rules); AND
Have a copy of your papers served on all other parties or their lawyers; AND
Go to the hearing.
The court may not allow you to testify at the motion hearing. Read your county’s Local Court Rules, if any.
Bring proposed orders to the hearing.
To the person filing this motion:
You must schedule a hearing on this motion. You may use the Notice of Hearing (form FL All Family 185) unless
your county’s Local Court Rules require a different form. Contact the court for scheduling information.
To the person receiving this motion:
If you do not agree with the requests in this motion, file a statement (using form FL All Family 135, Declaration)
explaining why the court should not approve those requests. You may file other written proof supporting your side.
RCW 26.10.032
Motion for Adequate Cause Decision
Mandatory Form (03/2020)
(Non-parent Custody)
FL Non-Parent 416
p. 1 of 3
Superior Court of Washington, County of
In re custody of:
Children:
No.
Motion for Adequate Cause Decision
Petitioner/s (person/s who started this case):
(Non-Parent Custody)
(MACD)
Respondents (parents and any guardian or custodian):
Motion for Adequate Cause Decision
(Non-Parent Custody)
To both parties:
Deadline! Your papers must be filed and served by the deadline in your county’s Local Court Rules, or by the State
Court Rules if there is no local rule. Court Rules and forms are online at www.courts.wa.gov.
If you want the court to consider your side, you must:
File your original documents with the Superior Court Clerk; AND
Give the Judge/Commissioner a copy of your papers (if required by your county’s Local Court Rules); AND
Have a copy of your papers served on all other parties or their lawyers; AND
Go to the hearing.
The court may not allow you to testify at the motion hearing. Read your county’s Local Court Rules, if any.
Bring proposed orders to the hearing.
To the person filing this motion:
You must schedule a hearing on this motion. You may use the Notice of Hearing (form FL All Family 185) unless
your county’s Local Court Rules require a different form. Contact the court for scheduling information.
To the person receiving this motion:
If you do not agree with the requests in this motion, file a statement (using form FL All Family 135, Declaration)
explaining why the court should not approve those requests. You may file other written proof supporting your side.
RCW 26.10.032
Motion for Adequate Cause Decision
Mandatory Form (03/2020)
(Non-parent Custody)
FL Non-Parent 416
p. 1 of 3
1.
Request
My name is
. (Check one):
[ ] I filed a (check one): [ ] Non-Parent Custody Petition [ ] Petition to Terminate or
Change Non-Parent Custody Order.
I ask the court to find adequate cause (valid reasons) for the Petition and allow my
case to move forward.
[ ] I received a (check one): [ ] Non-Parent Custody Petition [ ] Petition to Terminate
or Change Non-Parent Custody Order.
I ask the court to find no adequate cause (no valid reasons) for the Petition, and to
dismiss the Petition, ending the case.
2.
Service of Summons and Petition
[ ] Does not apply. This motion is brought by a Respondent.
[ ] The Respondents were or will be served as follows (check all that apply):
Respondent (name):
:
[ ] was or will be served with the Summons and Petition for this case by:
[ ] personal service in Washington State.
[ ] personal service outside of Washington State.
[ ] publication.
[ ] mail.
[ ] waived service by joining the Petition and
[ ] does not need to be notified about the court’s hearing or decisions in this
case.
[ ] must be notified about the court’s hearings or decisions in this case.
Other Respondent (name):
:
[ ] was or will be served with the Summons and Petition for this case by:
[ ] personal service in Washington state.
[ ] personal service outside of Washington state.
[ ] publication.
[ ] mail.
[ ] waived service by joining the Petition and
[ ] does not need to be notified about the court’s hearings or decisions in this
case.
[ ] must be notified about the court’s hearings or decisions in this case.
3.
Reason for Request
This request is based on the Petition, any Response and the following other documents
(if any) filed separately and served on all parties:
[ ] My Declaration (form FL All Family 135)
[ ] Declaration/s of (name/s):
[ ] Other documents (list):
RCW 26.10.032
Motion for Adequate Cause Decision
Mandatory Form (03/2020)
(Non-parent Custody)
FL Non-Parent 416
p. 2 of 3
Person making this motion or his/her lawyer fills out below:
Person making this motion or lawyer signs here
Date
Print name (if lawyer, also list WSBA No.)
I agree to accept legal papers for this case at (check one):
[ ] lawyer’s address, listed below.
Lawyer’s street address or PO box
city
state
zip
Email (if applicable):
[ ] the following address (this does not have to be your home address):
Street address or PO box
city
state
zip
Note: You and the other party/ies may agree to accept legal papers by email under Civil Rule 5 and local
court rules.
(If this address changes before the case ends, you must notify all parties and the court clerk in writing. You may
use the Notice of Address Change form (FL All Family 120). You must also update your Confidential Information
form (FL All Family 001) if this case involves parentage or child support.)
RCW 26.10.032
Motion for Adequate Cause Decision
Mandatory Form (03/2020)
(Non-parent Custody)
FL Non-Parent 416
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