Drug Court begins new Low Risk Track

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Today, the Adult Drug Court program welcomed it's first participant into a new Low-Risk treatment track.  National best practices for drug courts recommend that drug courts limit their participant's to defendants that have both a high level of need for supervision as well as a high risk to reoffend without treatment, using the classificat...
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Public Law Library Updated

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"an increasingly large percentage of court participants rely upon their own research as they prepare and present their cases. I welcome the addition of the updated Law Library because it allows every person access to critical legal information. We are fortunate to have such a wonderful tool at our disposal." by Judge Michael Evans, who is a member ...
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Patricia Fassett Appointed to Cowlitz Superior Court

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"Patricia Fassett's appointment maintains our continuing commitment to the diversity of our bench, and to the fair, and impartial delivery of justice in Cowlitz County. I anticipate her to be quick learner in the new position, and a solid member of our judicial team. We are looking forward to her beginning her new position with our Court." by Judge...
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Judge Anne Cruser appointed to Court of Appeals

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Gov. Jay Inslee today announced the appointment of Judge Anne Cruser to the Washington State Court of Appeals, Division II. She replaces Judge Jill Johanson who is retiring at the end of the month. Inslee named Cruser to the Cowlitz County Superior Court in 2017. Prior to that appointment, she was a supervising attorney for the Appellate Division a...
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The Language We Use About Addiction Matters

​Some thought provoking tips from the National Council for Behavioral Health - https://www.thenationalcouncil.org/topics/addictions/#
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Presiding Judge for 2019-20 Announced

Presiding Judge Announcement
​Chad ConnorsSuperior Court Administrator312 SW First Avenue, Kelso WA 98626360-577-3085 Every two years, the Superior Court Judges select a presiding judge and assistant presiding judge.For the past two terms, Judge Michael Evans has served as the presiding judge and Judge Gary Bashor has served as the assistant presiding judge. During this u...
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