General News and Announcements from Court Administration and the Bench

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 in...
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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 Count...
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Odyssey Goes Live May 8th

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Dear Court Users, On May 8th, 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 program...
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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 wil...
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Spring Judicial Conference, April 24th – April 26th

Spring Judicial Conference, April 24th – April 26th
Monday, April 24, 2017 through Wednesday, April 26, 2017 is Spring Judicial Conference.Per past practices, there will not be any trials or dockets (except for criminal first appearances and protection order hearings) scheduled for these days.The following is the schedule for conference week:Monday:8:30 am Ex Parte Docket​11:30 am Juvenile Detention...
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Child Trafficking Task Force Presentation Saturday 3/18 - AMENDED

Child Trafficking Task Force Presentation Saturday 3/18 - AMENDED
​Saturday, March 18, 20176:00 PMR.A. Long Auditorium 2093 Nichols Blvd., Longview The Superior Court Judges announce a community event presented by the Cowlitz County Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children (CSEC) Task Force. This event is intended to create awareness about the problem of Child Sexual Exploitation. Participants ca...
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