General News and Announcements from Court Administration and the Bench

Drug Court Graduation Today!

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At 2:00 PM Today, the Cowlitz County Adult Drug Court will be celebrating the graduation of 5 distinguished participants! The festivities will be held at the Cowlitz County Administration Building, Second Floor Commissioners Meeting Room, 207 N. Fourth, Kelso, WA Light refreshments will be served.
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National Adoption Day at Superior Court

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National Adoption Day will be celebrated in Cowlitz County on November 17, 2017, with adoptions occurring at 9:30 a.m. and a public celebration following. The adoptions will be held in the Commissioner's Meeting Room and the celebration will be in the General Meeting Room, both on the 3rd floor of the Cowlitz County Administration Building located ...
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Drug Court Recovery Poetry

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​On last Thursday one of our Drug Court Participants read a poem he had written about Drug Court to those assembled for our weekly  docket. After a rousing applause, we were given permission to publish the poem so others can enjoy its wisdom. Here in this program we have an opportunity to regain our lives; At first it's overwhelming and a lot ...
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2018 Court Schedule Released

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​ The Cowlitz County Superior Court Judges are pleased to announce the adoption of the 2018 schedule (attached).The schedule will take effect on January 1, 2018.The 2018 schedule achieves the following: ​ Incorporates the services of an additional judicial officer; Expands the Ex Parte dockets to every day of the week; Increases Dependency dockets ...
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New Superior Court Judge to be Sworn In September 15

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For More InformationContact: Chad Connors Court Administrator (360) 577-3085 [email protected] The Judges of the Superior Court of Cowlitz County are pleased and honored to announce that Anne Cruser will be sworn in on September 15, 2017 at 12:15 PM in courtroom 2 of the Cowlitz County Hall of Justice, located in Kelso.Ms. Cruser was appoin...
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Hall of Justice Construction Alert

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There is construction going on around the Courthouse through mid-October which is affecting traffic and parking. The courthouse is getting a new roof, and a new water main is being laid along First Avenue. A large section of our south parking lot is blocked off, putting available parking a bit farther away. ADA/Handicap parking in front of the Hall...
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TELEPHONE: (360) 577-3085
FAX (360) 414-5506
TTY (800) 883-6388 OR 7115

HALL OF JUSTICE
312 SW FIRST AVENUE
KELSO, WA 98626
 
Building Hours - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM