Form FL Non-Parent450 "Summons: Notice About Petition to Terminate or Change Non-parent Custody Order" - Washington

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Superior Court of Washington, County of
In re:
as listed on the Petition
Petitioner/s (
):
No.
Summons: Notice about Petition to
Terminate or Change Non-Parent Custody
as listed on the Petition
And Respondent/s (
):
Order
(SM)
Summons:
Notice about Petition to Terminate or Change
Non-Parent Custody Order
To:
(name/s of the party/parties who did not file this Summons and Petition)
The person filing this Summons and Petition asked the court to terminate or change a
non-parent custody order. You must respond in writing for the court to consider your side.
Deadline!
Your Response must be served on the other party within 20 days of the date you
were served this Summons (60 days if you were served outside of Washington State). If the
case has been filed, you must also file your Response by the same deadline. If you do not
serve and file your Response or a Notice of Appearance by the deadline:
 No one has to notify you about other hearings in this case, and
 The court may approve the requests in the Petition without hearing your side (called a
default judgment).
Follow these steps:
1.
Read
the Petition and any other documents you receive with this Summons. These
documents explain what the other party is asking for.
2.
Fill out
the Response to Petition to Terminate or Change a Non-Parent Custody Order
(form FL Non-Parent 452). You can get the Response and other forms at:
 The Washington State Courts’ website: www.courts.wa.gov/forms,
 The Administrative Office of the Courts – call: (360) 705-5328,
RCW 26.09.270, 26.10.020; CR 4.1;
Summons: Notice about Petition to
Custody of S.M., 9 Wn. App. 2d 325
Terminate or Change
(2019)
Non-Parent Custody Order
Mandatory Form (03/2020)
p. 1 of 2
FL Non-Parent 450
Superior Court of Washington, County of
In re:
as listed on the Petition
Petitioner/s (
):
No.
Summons: Notice about Petition to
Terminate or Change Non-Parent Custody
as listed on the Petition
And Respondent/s (
):
Order
(SM)
Summons:
Notice about Petition to Terminate or Change
Non-Parent Custody Order
To:
(name/s of the party/parties who did not file this Summons and Petition)
The person filing this Summons and Petition asked the court to terminate or change a
non-parent custody order. You must respond in writing for the court to consider your side.
Deadline!
Your Response must be served on the other party within 20 days of the date you
were served this Summons (60 days if you were served outside of Washington State). If the
case has been filed, you must also file your Response by the same deadline. If you do not
serve and file your Response or a Notice of Appearance by the deadline:
 No one has to notify you about other hearings in this case, and
 The court may approve the requests in the Petition without hearing your side (called a
default judgment).
Follow these steps:
1.
Read
the Petition and any other documents you receive with this Summons. These
documents explain what the other party is asking for.
2.
Fill out
the Response to Petition to Terminate or Change a Non-Parent Custody Order
(form FL Non-Parent 452). You can get the Response and other forms at:
 The Washington State Courts’ website: www.courts.wa.gov/forms,
 The Administrative Office of the Courts – call: (360) 705-5328,
RCW 26.09.270, 26.10.020; CR 4.1;
Summons: Notice about Petition to
Custody of S.M., 9 Wn. App. 2d 325
Terminate or Change
(2019)
Non-Parent Custody Order
Mandatory Form (03/2020)
p. 1 of 2
FL Non-Parent 450
 Washington LawHelp: www.washingtonlawhelp.org, or
 The Superior Court Clerk’s office or county law library (for a fee).
3.
Serve
(give) a copy of your Response to the person who filed this Summons at the
address below, and to any other parties. You may use certified mail with return receipt
requested. For more information on how to serve, read Superior Court Civil Rule (CR) 5.
4.
File
your original Response with the court clerk at this address:
Superior Court Clerk,
County
address
city
state
zip
5.
Adequate Cause:
Before the court will have a full hearing or trial about the Petition,
one of the parties must ask the court to decide whether there are valid reasons to allow
the case to move forward (adequate cause). If there are no valid reasons, the court will
dismiss the Petition. Either party can file a Motion for Adequate Cause Decision (form FL
Non-Parent 416).
6.
It’s a good idea to talk to a lawyer, but you may file and serve
Lawyer not required:
your Response and other documents without one.
Person filing this Summons fills out below:
Signature of person filing this Summons or lawyer
Date
Print name of person filing this Summons or lawyer and WSBA No.
I agree to accept legal papers for this case at (check one):
[ ] my lawyer’s address:
lawyer’s address
city
state
zip
Email (if applicable):
[ ] the following address (this does not have to be your home address):
address
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.)
This Summons is issued according to the Superior Court Civil Rule (CR) 4.1 of the State of Washington.
RCW 26.09.270, 26.10.020; CR 4.1;
Summons: Notice about Petition to
Custody of S.M., 9 Wn. App. 2d 325
Terminate or Change
(2019)
Non-Parent Custody Order
Mandatory Form (03/2020)
p. 2 of 2
FL Non-Parent 450
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