No. 23-3-03375-1- Summons Served by Publication

No. 23-3-03375-1

Summons Served by Publication


Superior Court of Washington,

County of Pierce

In re the marriage of:



And Respondent:


Summons Served by Publication

To: Scott Alexander Hamilton

I have started a court case by filing a petition. The name of the Petition is Petition for Divorce (Dissolution). You must respond in writing if you want the court to consider your side.

Deadline! Your Response must be filed and served within 60 days of the date this Summons is published: November 30, 2023. If you do not file and serve your Response or a Notice of Appearance by the deadline:

* No one has to notify you about other hearings in this case, and

* The court may approve the requests in the Petition without hearing your side (called a default judgment).

Follow these steps:

1. Read the Petition and any other documents that were filed at court with this Summons. Those documents explain what the other party is asking for. 2. Fill out a Response on this form: FL Divorce 211, Response to Petition about a Marriage You can get the Response form and other forms you may need at:

* The Washington State Courts’ website:

* Washington LawHelp:, or

* The Superior Court Clerk’s office or county law library (for a fee).

3. Serve (give) a copy of your Response to the person who filed this Summons at the address below, and to any other parties. You may use certified mail with return receipt requested. For more information on how to serve, read Superior Court Civil Rule 5.

4. File your original Response with the court clerk at this address:

Pierce County Superior Court Clerk

County-City Building

930 Tacoma Avenue S, Room 110

Tacoma, Washington 98402

5. Lawyer not required: It is a good idea to talk to a lawyer, but you may file and serve your Response without one.

Person filing this Summons or his/her lawyer fills out below:

/s/Erika Vranizan,

WSBA No. 56955

Attorney for Petitioner

I agree to accept legal papers for this case at lawyer’s address:

Family Law Solutions, PLLC

8105 166th Avenue NE, Suite 102

Redmond, Washington 98052

(425) 615-6304 ext. 5

This Summons is issued according to Rule 4.1 of the Superior Court Civil Rules of the state of Washington.


November 30, December 7, 14, 21, 28, 2023, January 4, 2024