General News and Announcements from Court Administration and the Bench

Superior Court Docket Time change and closures on November 18, 2022

Superior Court Docket Time change and closures on November 18, 2022
Date:October 14, 2022 To:Cowlitz-Wahkiakum Bar Association; Cowlitz County Clerk's Office; Juvenile Department; Corrections Department; and Drug Court From:Superior Court Judges Re:Superior Court Docket Time change and closures on November 18, 2022 Superior Court will not be holding any trials or dockets scheduled for November 18, 2022 with the exc...
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Motions for Revision

Motions for Revision
 To: CWBA, Civil Group and Domestic Group Fr: Judge Gary Bashor, Presiding Dt: October 12, 2022 Re: Motions for Revisions There has been some confusion on how Motions for Revisions are handled by the Court. RCW 2.24.050 (see below) controls the required timing of filing a motion for revision. These matters are heard on the record of the case, ...
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2022 Fall Judicial Conference Memo

2022 Fall Judicial Conference Memo
Date: August 4, 2022 To: Cowlitz-Wahkiakum Bar Association; Cowlitz County Clerk's Office; Juvenile Department; Corrections Department; and Drug Court From: Superior Court Judges Re: Fall Judicial Conference, September 19th – September 20th Fall Judicial Conference is scheduled for Monday, September 19th and Tuesday September 20...
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Handling of Civil/Domestic Orders

Handling of Civil/Domestic Orders
To: CWBA; Family Law Email Lists; Civil Law Email Lists Fr: Judge Marilyn K. Haan Dt: July 5, 2022 Re: Handling of Civil/Domestic Orders There seems to be confusion about the processing and handling of Civil/Domestic orders, be it "proposed" or "originals" being submitted to the court, as well as the process necessary for presentation of orders in ...
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In-Person Plea Dockets

In-Person Plea Dockets
5 July 2022 As the Court moves more hearings back to having in-person options, we will be updating our policies accordingly. For the criminal in-person plea dockets, which are currently set on Wednesdays, the assumption is they will be in-person. We also will be handling some pleas for in-custody matters from the jail, via Zoom. Although these dock...
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WA State Guardianship Law Free Seminar and MCLE

WA State Guardianship Law Free Seminar and MCLE
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