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Updated Policy for Community Service in lieu of Jail Time

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After much consideration, the Superior Court Bench has decided to alter our unwritten process for handling of criminal sentencing where a conversion of jail time to community service is being requested. Historically, sentencing was continued after plea of guilty to allow a defendant to complete some proposed amount of community service, even though...
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Bond Policy Revised for Rider Bonds

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Effective immediately, when an offender is found guilty, by plea, trial or in any other fashion, and there is a request to set sentencing over to a different date, the Court will require a NEW bond to be presented at the time of the request. Documents from the bond agent purporting to extend the originally filed bond is ineffective and will NOT be ...
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Thursday First Appearances at Jail Courtroom Starting Feb. 1, 2018

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Jail Courtroom 1935 1st Ave S, Longview, WA 98632 This is a reminder for our users that as of February 1, 2018, Criminal First Appearances on Thursdays will be held in the Jail Courtroom at 11:00 AM. That will be the default location going forward on Thursdays only. As a reminder, no purses or backpacks are allowed into the jail courtroom obse...
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Drug Court Graduation Today!

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At 2:00 PM Today, the Cowlitz County Adult Drug Court will be celebrating the graduation of 5 distinguished participants! The festivities will be held at the Cowlitz County Administration Building, Second Floor Commissioners Meeting Room, 207 N. Fourth, Kelso, WA Light refreshments will be served.
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2017 Superior Court Survey Available

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Over the past two years, Cowlitz County Superior Court has implemented several significant case processing changes. New trial readiness certificates and case scheduling orders were designed and implemented; as well as the Ex Parte process was changed. In addition, we added a civil priority week and a dedicated domestic relations trial day at the Yo...
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Odyssey Goes Live May 8th

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Dear Court Users, On May 8 th , 2017, the Cowlitz County Superior Court will be implementing the new statewide Odyssey Case Management System. We are excited to start using this new system as there will be a number of positive outcomes to our community from improved efficiency to easier access to court records. As we start to utilize this new progr...
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