General News and Announcements from Court Administration and the Bench

Updated Masking Policy - Superior Court

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Effective immediately, 13 May 2022, during any Superior or Juvenile court proceeding, other than the jury trials, the wearing of surgical quality masks shall be at the option of the participant. All participants of Superior Court Jury trials shall wear a surgical quality mask during the proceedings. Surgical quality masks will be available for...
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JUVENILE – IN PERSON COURT HEARINGS (EFFECTIVE MAY 12, 2022)

JUVENILE – IN PERSON COURT HEARINGS (EFFECTIVE MAY 12, 2022)
JUVENILE - IN PERSON COURT HEARINGS (EFFECTIVE APRIL 11, 2022, AMMENDED May 13, 2022) Court News Daily Schedule Juvenile Court News From the Bench Michelle Honey Tuesday, 29 March 2022 228 Hits To: Juvenile Court Participants From: Evans, Michael Date: March 29, 2022 Re: In Person Court Hearings (effective April 11, 2022) (AMENDED) The recent ...
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Tuesday UGA docket time changing 3/29/2022

Tuesday UGA docket time changing 3/29/2022
Starting March 29, 2022, the Tuesday UGA docket will be moving to 10:30 am from it's current time of 9:00 am. The schedule on the webpage located at https://cowlitzsuperiorcourt.us/2022-schedule will not be changed until closer to this date.
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Memo re: Special Set Hearings

Memo re: Special Set Hearings
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Memo re: In-Person Plea dockets and Emergency Order 6-4A

Memo re: In-Person Plea dockets and Emergency Order 6-4A
Emergency Order No. 6-A.4 re: Court Operations Amending No. 6-A1 & 6-A2 & 6-A3.  Download PDF File Here
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Jury Trial Suspension through March 7, 2022

Jury Trial Suspension through March 7, 2022
 Since December of 2021, Cowlitz County has a high rate of COVID 19 cases .It appears the infection rate is beginning to fall; however, Cowlitz County still has an infection rate of approximately 1,086 cases per 100,000 (7 day case count). As a result, all Superior Court jury trials will temporarily be suspended through March 7, 2022. "Given t...
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