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If you have scheduled a family law hearing, you must confirm it before your court date. The easiest way to do this is to confirm your hearing online. However, you also may confirm your hearing by phone or in person. Instructions are provided below.

You may confirm your hearing online anytime between 12:01 noon three court days prior to your hearing and 12:00 noon two court days prior to your hearing. (See Local Family Law Rule 6.)

To confirm your hearing online, or to find out if the party who scheduled the hearing has confirmed it, visit The Family Law Confirmations Website and follow the instructions provided there. You will need to know:

  • The Cause/Case Number for your case.
  • The Name of the Calendar on which the hearing is set.
  • The Time of the Calendar (morning or afternoon).
  • The Name of the Motion.
  • The Name of your Attorney (if any).

You also will need to provide a contact email address and a contact phone number so the court can respond to your request.

Read the Clerk's Alert Regarding Family Law Motions Confirmation Online.

You may confirm your hearing by phone or in person either:

  • Three court days before your hearing between 2:30pm and 4:15pm, or
  • Two court days before your hearing between 8:30am and 12:00 noon.

Contact Family Law Confirmations to confirm your hearing or to find out if the party who scheduled the hearing has confirmed it.  You will need to know:

  • The Cause/Case Number for your case.
  • The Name of the Calendar on which the hearing is set.
  • The Time of the Calendar (morning or afternoon).
  • The Name of the Motion.
  • The Name of your Attorney (if any).

For hearings scheduled at the King County Courthouse in Seattle, call: (206) 477-1523 three court days before your hearing between 2:30pm and 4:15pm or two court days before your hearing between 8:30am and 12:00 noon.

For hearings scheduled at the Maleng Regional Justice Center in Kent, call: (206) 477-2750 three court days before your hearing between 2:30pm and 4:15pm or two court days before your hearing between 8:30am and 12:00 noon.