May 18, 2020 Family Law Process Changes

Given the ongoing concerns over COVID-19, the Centers for Disease Control guidelines, and emergency orders currently in place, we are implementing a process to move forward with family law dockets. Beginning May 18, 2020, all family law dockets will proceed as scheduled. However, the default rule moving forward will be to have all family law motion...
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Press Release - COVID 19

 Cowlitz County Superior Court understands many people are concerned about the COVID-19 virus. We are working to make good decisions that protect the public and staff and afford access to the court.We will continue to follow guidance from the Cowlitz County Health Department to help protect people's health. In light of the most recent order by...
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COVID-19 Emergency Order No 1

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Cowlitz County Courts (District, Superior Court, and County Clerk) understands many people are concerned about the COVID-19 virus. We are working to make good decisions that protect the public and afford access to the court.We will continue to follow guidance from the Cowlitz County Health Department to help protect people's health. Court functions...
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COVID-19

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 Cowlitz County Courts (District, Superior Court, and County Clerk) understands many people are concerned about the COVID-19 virus. Currently, Cowlitz County has no confirmed cases of COVID-19, but public health agencies throughout the State are identifying more positive cases of the disease in Washington State. We will follow guidance from th...
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Criminal Case Process Changes

 After the most recent criminal BAR meeting regarding issues with the 2020 schedule, the following changes will be implemented: Starting June 1, 2020, all plea dockets will be one session.This means that all cases set on the plea dockets will now be ordered to appear at the start of the plea docket (Monday at 1:30, Tuesday at 1:30, etc.). The ...
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Press Release-Judicial Needs Estimates

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