Virtual Court Notice Information

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Superior Court has moved to doing most all court matters by virtual connection via Zoom videoconferencing. Most pattern docket notices and orders to appear for court do not provide information about Zoom, and often are worded in such a way to command folks to show up at the Hall of Justice for their hearing. O...
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Drug Court Team Presents to Rotary Club

​Treatment courts are the single most successful intervention in our nation's history for leading people living with substance use and mental health disorders out of the justice system and into lives of recovery and stability.Instead of viewing addiction as a moral failing, they view it as a disease. Instead of punishment, they offer treatment. Ins...
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Tierra Busby named Court Commissioner to Replace Dennis Maher

​Gary B. BashorSuperior Court Judge, Presiding Chad ConnorsSuperior Court Administrator The Superior Court Judges are pleased to announce that Tierra Busby has been selected to replace Dennis Maher as a part-time court commissioner with the Cowlitz County Superior Court bench.Ms. Busby's appointment will be effective February 4, 2019. Ms. Busb...
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Unconscious Bias - Information for Jurors

We have added an informative video to our website to help potential jurors understand Unconcious Bias and how it can affect their view of a case. The video was produced by the US District Court for the Western District of Washington who kindly gave their permission for us to share it on our website. You can see the video, as well as other video inf...
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Child Trafficking Task Force Presentation Saturday 3/18 - AMENDED

Child Trafficking Task Force Presentation Saturday 3/18 - AMENDED
​Saturday, March 18, 20176:00 PMR.A. Long Auditorium 2093 Nichols Blvd., Longview The Superior Court Judges announce a community event presented by the Cowlitz County Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children (CSEC) Task Force. This event is intended to create awareness about the problem of Child Sexual Exploitation. Participants ca...
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Superior Court Open

Superior Court Open
​Superior Court will be open today, Wednesday, January 10, 2016. The snow is not affecting court operations. We understand some participants may have transportation challenges. If you are scheduled for court today, and are unable to get to the Courthouse due to the weather, please contact the Clerk at 360-577-3016 or Court Administration at 360-577...
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