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Cowlitz County Superior Court allows parties and attorneys to appear telephonically via CourtCall on the following civil motion calendars:

Due to trial scheduling, a particular Judge may not be on the normal schedule - please contact Court Administration at 360-577-3085 if you need to inquire about a specific judge or docket.

To set up a CourtCall appearance, dial 888.882.6878 at least 24 hours prior to the docket.

You will need to provide the Courtcall Code from the table below for the docket you wish to appear by phone on.

You can find additional information on CourtCall at 

The Following civil dockets/hearings are approved for CourtCall appearances in Cowlitz County:

Court Motion Docket Schedule



Courtcall Code

Docket Time

Domestic Trial Assignments

Dept. 6

8:30 am

Domestic Docket

Dept. 1

9:00 am

Paternity Motion Docket

Dept. 5

9:30 am

Child Support Docket

Dept. 5

9:45 am

Support Modifications

Dept. 5

10:45 am

Civil Conflict / Domestic Docket

Dept. 2

 1:00 pm

Protection Order Hearings

Dept. 5

1:30 pm 


No Court Dockets Eligible for CourtCall    



Pro Se Dissolution and Domestic Relations Docket

Dept. 5

9:00 am 

Civil / Family Law Presentation Docket

Dept. 3

8:45 am

Civil Trial Assignments

Dept. 6

12:45 pm

Guardianship/Probate Docket

Dept. 1 1:00 pm

Civil Motion Docket

Dept. 1

2:00 pm



Trial Readiness Review Calendar (all case types)

Dept. 1

8:30 am



Civil Family Law Presentation Docket

Dept. 4

8:45 am

The Judge may allow telephonic appearances on other matters by special request and prior arrangement.

Parties without attorneys may also use CourtCall to appear at hearings where their physical presence is not required.

Fees may be waived by the Court if a party does not have the funds to pay for CourtCall.

To request a fee waiver, a party must submit a written motion to the court at least one week prior to the time for the hearing.

It is the responsibility of that party to call Superior Court Administration at 360.577.3085 to verify if the Waiver has been approved by the Court. A link to the necessary forms is located below and on our Forms page.

Forms Needed by the Court for Waiver of Courtcall Fees (indigent litigants only)

Declaration to Waive Courtcall Fees - PDF

Order Waiving Courtcall Appearance Fee - PDF

Forms are in Adobe Acrobat format. Click HERE to get the Free Adobe Reader



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