Superior Court Clerk

Court Facilitator

Notice:  Court Facilitator Appointment Policy effective 03/01/2022

All appointments must be scheduled either in person or by telephone by the Petitioner, Respondent, or a named party in the court action.  Children and/or third parties are not allowed to schedule or attend appointments.


Chelan County Clerk’s Office
Family Law Facilitators
350 Orondo Avenue, Suite 501
Wenatchee, WA 98801

Glena Valentine
Court Facilitator
Program Administrator 
Sandra Arechiga
Court Facilitator
Bilingual Spanish/English


For appointments:  (509) 667-6380

Based on the sensitivity of topics that may be discussed children may not attend the Facilitator appointment.

The Family Law Facilitators provide assistance, coordination, development and direction of services relating to family law issues for unrepresented litigants. It is recommended that one hour appointments be scheduled for new case filings.



8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Monday through Friday
8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday
Closed from 12:00 p.m to 1:00 p.m. daily

Open for questions from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.


The fee is $30 for one hour prepaid appointments. Refunds are not available for missed appointments.You must be personally present for your appointment.


Walk-Ins are available Monday and Wednesday afternoons 1:30 to 3:00

The fee is $15 for 30 minutes on a first come first serve basis.

Forms: Are available for a fee ranging from $5 to $20 per packet.

Divorce With Children $20.00
Divorce Without Children $20.00

For Online Family Law Forms and Information please use the following resources:

Washington Forms Online


Outlines and Instructions are available:


To better serve you and to ensure you are prepared for your appointment, please have your documents completed to the best of your ability.


The Family Law Court Facilitator CAN:

  • Explain the family court process
  • Help you locate necessary form for family court cases       
  • Help schedule court hearings
  • Check paperwork for completeness
  • Assist in calculating child support
  • Assist both parties in the family law action
  • Refer litigants to other agencies for additional help


The Family Law Court Facilitator CANNOT:

  • Give legal advice
  • Represent you in court
  • Fill out your forms
  • Provide assistance in cases other than family law cases

Local Court Rules Require:

Self-represented parties shall obtain pre-approval of all temporary and final orders only from the Chelan County or Douglas County Courthouse Facilitator or a private attorney.

The proposed temporary orders may include Temporary Family Law Order, Temporary Restraining Order, Temporary Parenting Plan, Temporary Residential Schedule, Temporary Order of Child Support and Child Support Worksheets, etc., if necessary.

The proposed final orders may include Order of Default, Findings and Conclusions about Marriage, Final Divorce or Legal Separation Order, Final Order and Findings for a Parenting Plan, Residential Schedule and/or Child Support, Restraining Order, Parenting Plan, Residential Schedule, Child Support Worksheets, Order of Child Support, Residential Time Summary and JIS Search Form. 

The Family Law Facilitators are not attorneys and are prohibited from practicing law.

Posted: 01/05/2015 05:07 PM
Last Updated: 01/24/2024 11:35 AM

Chelan County Calendar

Upcoming events and schedules at the county!

  • 25
    Jun 2024
    10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    Public Meeting: Official Logic and Accuracy Test of Voting System and Accessible Voting Unit (AVU) Demonstration

    Posted by: Chelan County Elections

    Chelan County Auditor’s Office
  • 21
    Jun 2024
    08:00 AM - 05:00 PM

    Ballots mailed for military, overseas and out of state voters

    Posted by: Chelan County Elections

    Ballots mailed for Military, Overseas and Out of State voters

  • 19
    Jun 2024
    01:00 PM - 02:00 PM

    Hearing Examiner - June 19, 2024

    Posted by: Community Development

    By Zoom Video Conference or in person call 667-6518 ******HOLIDAY***********
  • 05
    Jun 2024
    11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Chelan County Civil Service Commission

    Posted by: Human Resources

    The Chelan County Civil Service Commission will be meeting on June 5, 2024.

    Chelan County Commissioners Office, ES Conference Room.
  • 05
    Jun 2024
    09:00 AM - 10:00 AM

    Hearing Examiner - June 5, 2024

    Posted by: Community Development

    By Zoom Video Conference or in person call 509-667-6518