• Step 1: Find out if you qualify to use Washington Divorce Online.
  • Step 2: Register with Washington Divorce Online and pay the processing fee.
  • Step 3: Complete the online interview. Print and file your divorce petition.
Qualification Test for Washington Divorce Online
Answer each of the following questions to determine if you and your spouse qualify to use Washington Divorce Online. Answering “No” to any of the questions below does not mean you cannot obtain a divorce in Washington, but rather that your situation may not be appropriate for Washington Divorce Online.
Do you OR your spouse currently reside in Washington State?

In order to file a divorce in Washington State, at least one spouse must be a resident of Washington State. This means that you or your spouse lives in Washington State or at least you or your spouse is a member of the armed forces and stationed in Washington State.

Have you and your spouse agreed on obtaining a divorce?

Before you proceed with Washington Divorce Online, you need to be certain that both you and your spouse fully agree on obtaining a divorce. If your spouse will not agree to sign the divorce papers or if you do not know where to locate your spouse, select "No."

Is this an uncontested divorce? In other words, have you and your spouse reached an agreement on how to divide your property and any debts, and if applicable, agreed on all issues regarding any children of the marriage?

"Uncontested Divorce" means that you and your spouse are amenable to getting divorced and that you have reached a mutual agreement on how to divide your property and any debts. It also means that, if you have children of your marriage, you and your spouse have an agreement on child custody, visitation and support. If you feel that your spouse will "contest" the divorce, meaning that you and your spouse are not in full agreement, you should select "No."