2021 Employee Appreciation Awards

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On Thursday, September 23, 2021, Superior Court held a Virtual Employee Awards Presentation. Nominees are submitted by peers and all applications are screened by the Superior Court Judges. We would like to again congratulate all the award nominees and award recipients. All of you are so deserving and have worked so hard to further our mission....
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Superior Court Jury Trial Suspension Extended Through 28 February 2021

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 Since March of this year, Cowlitz County has been challenged in an unprecedented way as the COVID-19 pandemic has raced across our community.Fear, concern, and disruption has touched us all.The Courts have been no exception to this struggle as we grapple with the constitutional mandate of providing access to the courts and at the same time ma...
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Court Issues COVID-19 Emergency Order 3-A

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 Today, the Superior Court issued Emergency Order 3-A extending many court timelines, setting parameters for virtual hearings and other rule changes. The order can be downloaded form our website link below. https://www.cowlitzsuperiorcourt.us/general-forms/314-covid-19-emergency-order-3-a/viewdocument/314 For more information or questions, con...
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Thad Scudder appointed to Cowlitz County Superior Court

"Cowlitz County is losing one of the state's longest serving, and most capable, Superior Court judges.  Mr. Scudder's many years of experience will go a long way to mitigate the loss to our  Court.  We on the bench look forward to serving the citizens of the county with Mr. Scudder as an integral member of our bench."&...
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COVID-19 Emergency Order No 2

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​For Additional information Contact:Chad Connors at360-577-3085 orconnorsc@co.cowlitz.wa.us​ As Court Administration and the Judges have received more user input, and been able to more deeply examine our processes for ways we can improve health safety for both our staff and court users, we have issued a second order which should be read in con...
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COVID-19 Juvenile Court Changes

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​For Additional information Contact:Chad Connors at360-577-3085 orconnorsc@co.cowlitz.wa.us For Immediate Release March 17, 2020 Cowlitz County Superior Court understands many people are concerned about the COVID-19 virus. We are working to make good decisions that protect the public and staff and afford access to the court.We will continue to foll...
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