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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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Odyssey Court Management System Go-Live May 8

​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

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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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 w...
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GAL Signatures Required on Pleadings

GAL Signatures Required on Pleadings
The Court has been made aware that in some cases in which a Guardian ad Litem (GAL) has been appointed, orders and final pleadings are being entered without the GAL having the opportunity to review and approve the same. Because the GAL is a party to the case, any pleading that relates to areas which are encompassed within their order of appointment...
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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 second...
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TELEPHONE: (360) 577-3085
TTY (800) 883-6388 OR 7115
Superior Court Administration Hours: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
KELSO, WA 98626
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