Most Non- Criminal Hearings must be conducted by telephone. To set up a telephonic appearance-Dial CourtCall at 1-888-882-6878- For fee waivers contact the Court Administrator at 360-385-9395
- Do not enter the Courtroom if you are sick or coughing or sneezing
- Use social distancing to stay at least six(6) feet away from others. Once the assigned spaces are occupied, you must wait outside the courtroom.
- Cover your face with a mask, scarf or other covering
- Use hand sanitizer, located at counsel tables, when you approach the court for your matter
- Do not approach Bench, please remain seated at counsel tables during your proceeding. Only approach the bench to present documents for judicial signature
Superior Court Hearings
The Superior Court hears and decides controversies and handles related hearings and proceedings covering both civil matters and criminal felonies. Criminal felony cases are those cases where the defendant could be sentenced to a state penitentiary.
Civil cases of the Superior Court include:
- Domestic relations
- Juvenile matters (both offender and dependency)
- Mental and alcohol petitions
- Probate matters
- Those brought on equitable grounds
- Those involving title to or possession of real property
Located in the Superior courtroom, the Law Library is a collection of law related publications and references available to officers of the court and general public, and serves the dual purpose of being the Judge's library reference.