General News and Announcements from Court Administration and the Bench

Cowlitz County Superior Court to launch criminal caseflow management study

Cowlitz County Superior Court to launch criminal caseflow management study
Contact: Thad Scudder Superior Court Judge 360 577 3085 Cowlitz County Superior Court to launch criminal caseflow management study Kelso, Wash. (June 23, 2023) – Over the next few months, the Cowlitz County Superior Court will work with the National Center for State Courts (NCSC) to conduct a criminal caseflow management study. The study, funded by...
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Tuesday Afternoon Criminal Dockets

Tuesday Afternoon Criminal Dockets
Date: June 21, 2023 To: Cowlitz-Wahkiakum Bar Association; Cowlitz County Clerk's Office; Juvenile Department; Corrections Department; and Drug Court From: Superior Court Judges Re: Tuesday Afternoon Criminal Dockets The Tuesday afternoon Criminal Dockets will be moving to in-person at the Jail Courtroom starting July 11, 2023. ...
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Cowlitz County Drug Court Recipient of Kelso Rotary's 2023 Impactful Program Award

Cowlitz County Drug Court Recipient of Kelso Rotary's 2023 Impactful Program Award
Congratulations to Cowlitz County Drug Court. They are a recipient of Kelso Rotary's 2023 Impactful Program Award. Cowlitz County Drug Court is a voluntary 12-month program that promotes treatment and public safety. Participants are referred to the program through their attorneys. In the program. Participants receive case management, chemical ...
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Superior Court Closing at 3:00 today

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Superior Court offices, Drug Court Offices and Juvenile Court offices will be closing today, 26 May 2023, at 3:00 PM.
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UPDATE: MEMO RE CRITERIA FOR REQUESTS TO APPEAR VIA ZOOM (CRIMINAL CASES ONLY, ADULT AND JUVENILE)

UPDATE: MEMO RE CRITERIA FOR REQUESTS TO APPEAR VIA ZOOM (CRIMINAL CASES ONLY, ADULT AND JUVENILE)
 To: Cowlitz County Criminal Attorneys From: Judge Marilyn K. Haan, Assistant Presiding  Update: May 3, 2023 Re: Criteria for Requests to Appear via Zoom Update: The memo regarding ZOOM requests applies to adult AND juvenile criminal cases. For scheduled in person dockets, the attorney and defendant are presumed to appear in person. ...
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Memo re Criteria for Requests to Appear via Zoom (Criminal Cases only)

Memo re Criteria for Requests to Appear via Zoom (Criminal Cases only)
To: Cowlitz County Criminal AttorneysFrom: Judge Marilyn K. Haan, Assistant Presiding Date: April 20, 2023 Re: Criteria for Requests to Appear via Zoom  For scheduled in person dockets, the attorney and defendant are presumed to appear in person. If you or your client wish to appear via Zoom, please, a MINIMUM OF 3 DAYS PRIORTO THE D...
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