The District Court staff is not permitted, by law, to give legal advice. The staff cannot help you complete your paperwork. Please consult with one of the community resources noted below or an attorney for assistance.
Civil Protection Order Forms and Information
Civil protection order forms and other information can be accessed by clicking "View All" on the right side of this page.
If you think that your case should be processed through Superior Court, contact:
Office of Assigned Counsel / Court Services Whatcom County Courthouse 311 Grand Avenue 3rd Floor Bellingham, WA 98225 Phone: 360-778-5564
If your case involves domestic violence or sexual assault, and you are not in, or in need of, shelter, call this agency first:
1407 Commercial Street Bellingham, WA 98225 Phone: 360-715-1563 or 877-715-1563 (24-Hour Hotline) Phone: 360-671-5714 (business Line)
Other agencies that may be able to assist you:
Whatcom County Law Library 311 Grand Avenue Basement Bellingham, WA 98225 Phone: 360-778-5790 Library staff can assist in using legal research materials but cannot help with completing paperwork nor provide legal advice. Open part-time; call ahead for current schedule.
Northwest Justice Project Project Safer Phone: 888-201-1014 (CLEAR line) You must call the CLEAR line to be screened for services.