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How to File a Small Claims

Civil Dept: 574-1820
Fasimile: 574-1851

Authorized forms are NOT available online but can be picked up from the Civil Department or can be mailed if live outside of Yakima.

 

THE INFORMATION CONTAINED HERE IS INTENDED TO ADDRESS FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS.  IT IS NOT COMPREHENSIVE AND SHOULD NOT BE CONSTRUED AS LEGAL ADVICE.  THOSE IN NEED OF LEGAL ADVICE SHOULD CONSULT AN ATTORNEY.

What’s a mediation?

Mediation is when the Plaintiff and Defendant come together with a trained mediator from the Dispute Resolution Center.  The mediator will listen to both sides and try to help both parties reach a resolution.  Mediation is mandatory in Yakima County.

All of the above our approriate forms of service.

If a neutral 3rd party serves they must complete the Return of Service form and it must be filed with the court.

If you chose service by certified mail, you must file the green return receipt card with the court.

Forms:

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