Form GDN ALL021 "Motion to Appoint Lawyer" - Washington

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Download Form GDN ALL021 "Motion to Appoint Lawyer" - Washington

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Superior Court of Washington, County of ____________________
In the Guardianship/Conservatorship of:
No.
Motion to Appoint Lawyer
Respondent / Minor
(MT)
Motion to Appoint Lawyer
Use this form together with Order Appointing Lawyer (form GDN ALL 022). Check local court rules or ask the court
clerk how you present this motion.
1.
Who is making this request?
My name is
. I am a:
[ ] Respondent or minor 12 years or older
[ ] parent of the children
[ ] Court Visitor or Guardian ad Litem
[ ] Guardian or Conservator
[ ] lawyer for Respondent, who has not been appointed in this case
[ ] other (describe relationship):
2.
Who needs a lawyer?
I ask the court to appoint lawyer/s for (name/s)
3.
Why should a lawyer be appointed in a Minor Guardianship?
(Check all that apply)
[ ] Does not apply. This is not a Minor Guardianship case.
[ ] The parent/s listed in section 2 [ ] can [ ] cannot afford a lawyer (indigent) and:
[ ] object to guardianship over their child.
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Superior Court of Washington, County of ____________________
In the Guardianship/Conservatorship of:
No.
Motion to Appoint Lawyer
Respondent / Minor
(MT)
Motion to Appoint Lawyer
Use this form together with Order Appointing Lawyer (form GDN ALL 022). Check local court rules or ask the court
clerk how you present this motion.
1.
Who is making this request?
My name is
. I am a:
[ ] Respondent or minor 12 years or older
[ ] parent of the children
[ ] Court Visitor or Guardian ad Litem
[ ] Guardian or Conservator
[ ] lawyer for Respondent, who has not been appointed in this case
[ ] other (describe relationship):
2.
Who needs a lawyer?
I ask the court to appoint lawyer/s for (name/s)
3.
Why should a lawyer be appointed in a Minor Guardianship?
(Check all that apply)
[ ] Does not apply. This is not a Minor Guardianship case.
[ ] The parent/s listed in section 2 [ ] can [ ] cannot afford a lawyer (indigent) and:
[ ] object to guardianship over their child.
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[ ] may consent to guardianship over their child, but a lawyer is needed to make
sure this consent is fully informed.
[ ] need a lawyer because:
Important! The court must appoint a lawyer at public expense for an indigent parent who
appears in a minor guardianship case if any one of the above statements is true. If a parent is
not indigent, the court may appoint a lawyer if any one of the above statements is true. A parent
may have to fill out a financial statement.
[ ] The child listed in section 2:
[ ] is age 12 or older and has asked for a lawyer.
[ ] should have a lawyer, as recommended by a Guardian ad Litem or Court
Visitor.
[ ] has chosen a lawyer who has not yet been appointed by the court.
[ ] needs a lawyer because:
4.
Why should a lawyer be appointed in a Minor Conservatorship or Protective
Arrangement? (Check all that apply)
[ ] Does not apply. This is not a Minor Conservatorship or Protective Arrangement.
[ ] The minor's chosen lawyer has not yet been appointed by the court.
[ ] The minor's rights cannot otherwise be adequately protected and represented.
[ ] The minor needs a lawyer because:
[ ] A lawyer must be appointed for the minor at public expense because:
[ ] the minor cannot afford a lawyer.
[ ] the expense of a lawyer would result in substantial hardship to the minor.
[ ] the minor does not have practical access to funds to pay a lawyer.
(The court may require reimbursement if this is the only reason to appoint a
lawyer at public expense.)
[ ] The minor’s parent needs a lawyer because they:
[ ] object to conservatorship / protective arrangement over their child.
[ ] may consent to conservatorship / protective arrangement over their child, but a
lawyer is needed to make sure this consent is fully informed.
[ ] Other reason:
Why should a lawyer be appointed in an Adult Guardianship, Conservatorship,
5.
or Protective Arrangement?
(Check all that apply)
[ ] Does not apply.
[ ] Respondent's chosen lawyer has not yet been appointed by the court.
[ ] Respondent's rights cannot otherwise be adequately protected and represented.
[ ] Respondent needs a lawyer because:
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[ ] A lawyer must be appointed at public expense because:
[ ] Respondent cannot afford a lawyer.
[ ] The expense of a lawyer would result in substantial hardship to Respondent.
[ ] Respondent does not have practical access to funds to pay a lawyer.
(The court may require reimbursement if this is the only reason to appoint a
lawyer at public expense.)
6.
Who should be appointed?
[ ] The court should decide who to appoint.
[ ] (Lawyer name)
, WSBA number
should be appointed as lawyer for (name)
.
[ ] This lawyer is the willing counsel of this person's choosing.
[ ] (Lawyer name)
, WSBA number
should be appointed as lawyer for (name)
.
[ ] This lawyer is the willing counsel of this person's choosing.
7.
Payment
The lawyer should be appointed:
[ ] At public expense.
[ ] At private expense.
The lawyer must be paid at a rate of $
per hour up to a maximum of $
or
hours unless the lawyer obtains prior approval from the court for a different
amount. The payment shall be made by
.
Person asking for this order fills out below:
I declare under penalty of perjury under the laws of the state of Washington that the facts I have
provided on this form are true.
Signed at (city and state):
Date:
Person asking for this order signs here
Print name here
The following is my contact information:
Email: _______________________________
Phone (Optional): ______________________________
I agree to accept legal papers for this case at (check one):
[ ] my lawyer’s address, listed below.
[ ] the following address (this does not have to be your home address):
street address or PO box
city
state
zip
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Note: You and the other party/ies may agree to accept legal papers by email under Civil Rule 5 and local court
rules.
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