General News and Announcements from Court Administration and the Bench

Revised Court Schedule for 2017

Revised Court Schedule for 2017
​Beginning February 27, 2017 , the Superior Court for Cowlitz County will institute a revised court schedule. The primary changes are: ​ Criminal Dockets on Tuesdays will be held at the Cowlitz County Jail, which is located at 1935 SW First Avenue, Kelso, WA. We have added a Dissolution Finalization docket for Pro Se (non-represented) cases the sec...
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SAFE Court Graduation and Docket are Cancelled Today

SAFE Court Graduation and Docket are Cancelled Today
Due to the snow and travel hazards it creates, we have cancelled both the SAFE Court Docket, as well as the SAFE Court Graduation scheduled for this afternoon. The SAFE Graduation and Docket will be rescheduled over one week to January 18, 2017. UPDATED TIME: 3:15 p.m.
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Cowlitz Juvenile Court is Open

Cowlitz Juvenile Court is Open
Cowlitz County Juvenile Court will be open today, Wednesday, January 10, 2016. The snow is not affecting court operations. We understand some participants may have transportation challenges. If you are scheduled for court today, and are unable to get to the Courthouse due to the weather, please contact the Juvenile Court Clerk at 360-577-...
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Superior Court Open

Superior Court Open
​Superior Court will be open today, Wednesday, January 10, 2016. The snow is not affecting court operations. We understand some participants may have transportation challenges. If you are scheduled for court today, and are unable to get to the Courthouse due to the weather, please contact the Clerk at 360-577-3016 or Court Administration at 360-577...
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Certificates for Restoration of Opportunity

Certificates for Restoration of Opportunity
​ The Washington State Pattern Forms Committee developed a court brochure and instructions for the Certificate of Restoration of Opportunity (CROP). The Administrative Office of the Courts arranged to translate the CROP court brochure, instructions, and forms, as required by RCW 9.97.020(10)(d). The new CROP documents are now available on the Court...
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Christmas Holiday Court Closures

Christmas Holiday Court Closures
​Cowlitz County Superior Court will be closed on Monday, December 26, 2016 in observance of Christmas. We will also be closed on Monday, January 2, 2017 per RCW 1.16.050 as the day observed for New Years. We will be open normal days and hours otherwise. Wishing your and yours a safe and happy holiday season!
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HALL OF JUSTICE
312 SW FIRST AVENUE
KELSO, WA 98626
 
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