General News and Announcements from Court Administration and the Bench

Court will be by Zoom only on Wednesday

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Superior Court will be by Zoom only today. Because we are working with very limited staff all we can do today is set your case over for a new date and time. We want everyone to please stay safe. Judge Marilyn Haan - Presiding Judge
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Criminal Plea Docket Starting Late 1/17/24

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Today's 10:00 AM Criminal plea docket is being moved to 1:30 today, after First  Appearances. If zoom is needed to appear for the set over, please use the zoom link on our website. https://www.cowlitzsuperiorcourt.us/ 
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Early Closing due to Inclement Weather

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Due to the inclement weather forecast, Superior Court Administration, Juvenile Probation, and Drug Court will be closing at 2:00 pm today. For Wednesday, January 17, 2024, Superior Court Administration, Juvenile Probation, and Drug Court will be opening at 10:00 am. As a result, the following 9:00 am dockets will start one hour later (10:00 am): Fa...
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Dockets for January 29th & 30th, 2024

Dockets for January 29th & 30th, 2024
 The National Center for State Courts will be conducting a criminal case flow training for all court staff and partners on January 29th and 30th, 2024. Dockets on these days will be limited to: Monday: 9:00 am Protection Order Docket 9:00 am Juvenile Dependency Docket 1:00 pm Criminal First Appearances 1:00 pm Protection Order Docket 1:00 pm J...
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Update: Memo re Appear Via Zoom

Update: Memo re Appear Via Zoom
 To: Cowlitz County Criminal Attorneys From: Judge Marilyn K. Haan, Assistant Presiding Update: October 17, 2023 Re: Appear via Zoom  Effective November 1, 2023, the Superior Court Judges are no longer going to be accepting requests to appear via ZOOM by way of email. You will now be required to submit a Motion and Order to Appear vi...
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Washington State Bar Association Presents Judge Michael Evans with Local Hero Award | June 23, 2023

Washington State Bar Association Presents Judge Michael Evans with Local Hero Award  |  June 23, 2023
Washington State Bar Association Presents Judge Michael Evans with Local Hero Award  |  June 23, 2023 Media release from the Washington State Bar Association. https://www.wsba.org/news-events/media-center/media-releases/washington-state-bar-association-presents-judge-michael-evans-with-local-hero-award-june-23-2023 Media Contact Jennifer ...
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