Frequently Asked Questions

The questions and answers found here are legal information. They are not intended to be legal advice. If you need legal advice you should register on the site and submit a ticket on our Contact a Whatcom County Attorney page. For more information about that program just follow this link. Remember, there is no substitute for the knowledge and experience of a professional attorney.

Crime and Punishment

Follow this link for complete instructions and forms for sealing juvenile records. Be sure to read page 27 where it mentions Whatcom County.

Go to Washington Administrator of Courts Website by following this link: http://dw.courts.wa.gov/index.cfm?fa=home.home

Click on “Find My Court Date,” accept the disclaimer, select the court, and enter your first and last names.  You must hit the “Submit” button for it to work, it won’t work if you only hit the enter/return key.

Posted May 11, 2016 by
Kathleen J. Marshall, PLLC
119 N. Commercial St., Ste. 310
Bellingham, WA  98225-4447
Telephone:        (360) 676-0355
Toll Free Fax:    (888) 880-8310
Email:               Kathy@KJMarshallLaw.com

Follow this link for a complete set of instructions and forms used to vacate certain types of criminal records.

Go to the Washington State Patrol website and set up your own WATCH account.  You will need a credit card.

http://www.wsp.wa.gov/crime/chrequests.htm

Once your account is set up, you can order someone’s Washington criminal history.  You will need to know their first/last name, gender and DOB.  You can also enter their middle name/initial and possibly the last 4 digits of their social security if you have them.

Kathleen J. Marshall, PLLC
119 N. Commercial St., Ste. 310
Bellingham, WA  98225-4447
Telephone:        (360) 676-0355
Toll Free Fax:    (888) 880-8310
Email:               Kathy@KJMarshallLaw.com

Follow this link for a complete set of forms used to vacate or seal court records.

Juvenile Crime

Follow this link for complete instructions and forms for sealing juvenile records. Be sure to read page 27 where it mentions Whatcom County.

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