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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Amended Local Court Rule: Civil Rule 40 - Assignment of Cases

 Based on current case flow management and changes, the Cowlitz County Superior Court Judges shall replace the current Local Court Rule, Civil Rule 40, with the attached amended Local Court Rule, Civil Rule 40, effective January 1, 2020.   Download PDF File Here
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2019 Holiday Schedule

Due to the Holiday's, Superior Court and various division of Superior Court will be operating on a modified schedule this week. With the exceptions below, we will be operating regular business hours. Please see as follows: Superior Court Administration Closing at 3 PM on December 24th, Closed on Christmas Drug Court Office- Closing at 12:00 PM on D...
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Fall Judicial Conference, September 23rd – September 25th

 Monday, September 23, 2019 through Wednesday, September 25, 2019 is Fall Judicial Conference. Per past practices, there will not be any trials or dockets scheduled for these days with the exception of the following: Monday: 11:00 am Juvenile Detention Hearings1:00 pm Ex Parte Docket1:30 pm Protection Order Hearings2:30 pm Criminal First ...
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SAFE Court Memorial Day Event

 SAFE (Safe Addictions Free Environment) court events are used to bring together the SAFE Court team and SAFE Court youth by encouraging collaboration and teamwork. Fun activities help all to see each other in a different light and allows the youth to connect in a different setting other than the court room. These events also give SAFE court y...
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TTY (800) 883-6388 OR 7115
Superior Court Administration Hours: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
KELSO, WA 98626
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