Spring Judicial Conference, April 29th – May 1st

Monday, April 29 th , 2019 through Wednesday, May 1 st , 2019 is Spring Judicial Conference.Per past practices, there will not be any trials or dockets scheduled for these days with the exception of the following: Monday, April 29th: 11:00 am Juvenile Detention Hearings 1:00 pm Ex Parte Docket 1:30 pm Protection Order Hearings 2:30 pm Criminal Firs...
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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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New Court Rules Effective January 1, 2018

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As part of the implementation of our new court schedule, some of our previous local rules have needed adjustment. These rules go into effect as of January 1, 2018, and will be applied to all cases after that date. Admin Rule 1 & 12 and Civil Rules 40 & 88 are affected. You can find the most current versions of each of the rules as chan...
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2018 Court Schedule Released

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​ The Cowlitz County Superior Court Judges are pleased to announce the adoption of the 2018 schedule (attached).The schedule will take effect on January 1, 2018.The 2018 schedule achieves the following: ​ Incorporates the services of an additional judicial officer; Expands the Ex Parte dockets to every day of the week; Increases Dependency dockets ...
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Odyssey Court Management System Go-Live May 8

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​ The Superior Court and the Clerk's Office are pleased to announce that on May 8, 2017, we will be implementing a new statewide Case Management System known as "Odyssey".After nearly 18 months of preparation and hard work by county court personnel, IT staff, facility maintenance staff and the State Administrative Office of the Courts, Cowlitz Coun...
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Revised Court Schedule for 2017

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​Beginning February 27, 2017 , the Superior Court for Cowlitz County will institute a revised court schedule. The primary changes are: ​ Criminal Dockets on Tuesdays will be held at the Cowlitz County Jail, which is located at 1935 SW First Avenue, Kelso, WA. We have added a Dissolution Finalization docket for Pro Se (non-represented) cases the sec...
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