Washington Divorce - Superior Court Information - Pierce County, WA

Court: Pierce County Superior Court
Court Location: 930 Tacoma Ave. South, Room 110, Tacoma, WA 98402
Court Phone: 253-798-7455 (court clerk)
Court Hours: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Court Clerk Website: Pierce County Clerk of the Superior Court

This court information is provided for informational purposes only, and may be subject to change. You may find more information on the court clerks website or by calling or visiting the clerk’s office.

Where Do You File for Divorce in Washington?

When you’re filing for divorce in Washington, you may choose to file in the county where you live or where your spouse lives. (Wash. Rev. Code §§ 4.12.025, 26.09.010(2) (2022).)

If you’re filing in Pierce County and are handling the divorce yourself (without a lawyer representing you), you may file your papers in person. Bring your completed divorce petition and other forms to the Superior Court Clerk’s office listed above. You can find links for the Superior Courts in other counties on the Washington Courts directory.

You also have the option of filing your divorce forms electronically, through the court’s eFiling system.

When Do You Need to Call or Visit the Court?

In addition to when you’re actually filing your divorce papers, you might have reason to call or visit the court clerk’s office or website at different times during your divorce proceedings, such as when you want to:

Court staff will not give you legal advice, but they may answer any questions you have about local court procedures or rules in divorce cases.

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