General News and Announcements from Court Administration and the Bench

COWLITZ COUNTY CASA - POSITION AVAILABLE

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Cowlitz County CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) is the voice of abused and neglected children within the dependency court system. The following key position is currently open: 1 – VOLUNTEER ADVOCATE COORDINATOR I (FULL TIME) This position provides support to volunteer advocates on assigned cases and investigates and monitors unassigned cases...
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Unconscious Bias - Information for Jurors

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We have added an informative video to our website to help potential jurors understand Unconcious Bias and how it can affect their view of a case. The video was produced by the US District Court for the Western District of Washington who kindly gave their permission for us to share it on our website. You can see the video, as well as other video inf...
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New Domestic Docket Determination

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Please do not forget the new rules determining which Monday Domestic (Family Law) Docket you can note a case onto. We are no longer are using the check (last) digit to determine which docket the case goes.  It is now determined by the digit to the left of the last dash, since now all new Cowlitz County cases end i...
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Odyssey Court Management System Go-Live May 8

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​ The Superior Court and the Clerk's Office are pleased to announce that on May 8, 2017, we will be implementing a new statewide Case Management System known as "Odyssey".After nearly 18 months of preparation and hard work by county court personnel, IT staff, facility maintenance staff and the State Administrative Office of the Courts, Cowlitz Coun...
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Odyssey Goes Live May 8th

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Dear Court Users, On May 8 th , 2017, the Cowlitz County Superior Court will be implementing the new statewide Odyssey Case Management System. We are excited to start using this new system as there will be a number of positive outcomes to our community from improved efficiency to easier access to court records. As we start to utilize this new progr...
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BENCH COPIES REQUIRED IN MAY

BENCH COPIES REQUIRED IN MAY
IMPORTANT REMINDER      Anything filed after Friday 4/28/2017 for trials and hearings to be held during the first week of May   WILL REQUIRE paper bench copies to be provided to the Court . (Per Local Court Rule - The Date and Docket Time/Type MUST be written in the upper right hand corner.) The Clerk's scanning system...
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