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Superior Court of Washington

for cowlitz county

Juvenile Court Schedule

Please note that this schedule is approximate and subject to change. You can download a complete version of the Schedule, which  includes juvenile court at This LInk

If you have a scheduled court date, please check with your attorney, case worker or probation officer to confirm times and dates. If you've been told to appear in court at a different time or day, please do so and notify the receptionist of the change.

Please remember that cell phones, food, beverages, weapons and the wearing of hats are not allowed in the courtroom. Cell phones that ring in the courtroom during court sessions will be confiscated.

Juvenile Court Hearing Schedule

Day of week Time Type of hearings

Monday

9:00 a.m.

Dependency/Criminal Trials

 

11:30

Detention hearings (If needed)

Tuesday

9:00 a.m.

Offender first appearances, Attorney out-of custody offender matters

10:00 a.m

Detention hearings

Wednesday

9:00 a.m

Dependency docket

1:30 p.m.

HOPE Court Pre-docket*

2:00 p.m.

Hope Court*

2:30 p.m.

Detention Hearings

2:45 p.m.

SAFE Court Pre-docket*

3:15 p.m.

SAFE Court

The above marked * are on alternate weeks. On “off” weeks, detention hearings are held at 11:30 a.m.

Thursday

9:00 a.m.

Offender Fact-Findings

1:00 p.m.

Attorney Conflict cases/Detention hearings

2:00 p.m

Truancy At-Risk Youth/CHINS docket

Friday

8:45 a.m.

Judge Bashor Presentation Docket

9:00 a.m.

Domestic Relations Trials

11:30 a.m.

Detention Hearings (if needed) 

  Note: There may be Dependency Shelter Care hearings set on any day. Times will vary.

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