Our Locations and Contact Information

Please note that most hearings are currently being conducted via video conferencing. If you have a hearing or trial, you should receive notice on how to appear. If you are appearing via video conferencing, you can find more information on our Virtual Courts Page, as well as on our ZOOM hearing calendar

Office Hours 8:30 to 4:30 - Monday through Friday except for certain holidays.

The Juvenile Services Center is closed from 12:00 -1:00 PM each day.

The Superior Court Clerk is a separate office from court administration and closes at 4:30 each day. You can find a link to their website at the bottom of the left sidebar.

All persons entering Superior or Juvenile Court Facilities are subject to search and electronic scanning.

Court is held in multiple locations: Superior Court, Cowlitz County Jail, Juvenile Court and Detention Center, and PeaceHealth/St. John Medical Center (3rd floor).

If you are not sure where a hearing/trial will be located, you can check the daily schedule starting 5:00 p.m. the day prior. 

Superior Court

The Superior Court is located on the second floor of the Hall of Justice.
Deaf Relay Service TTY 800-883-6388 or 711
Public transit is available via River Cities Transit - 360.442.5663

Website: CowlitzSuperiorCourt.us

Cowlitz County Jail Courtroom

The Cowlitz County Jail Courtroom is located at:


Juvenile Court & Detention Center

The Juvenile Services Center (Court & Detention) is located at:

Phone: 360-577-3100

Drug Court Office

The Drug Court Office is located at:

Mental Health Commitment Hearings

Mental Health Commitment Hearings are held at the PeaceHealth/St. John Medical Center - 3rd floor.

Phone: 360-414-2000 (This is the number to PeaceHealth information)

Drug Court Graduations

In most cases, Drug Court Graduation Ceremonies are generally held at the County Commissioners' Hearing Room in the County Administration building. Occasionally they are held in Courtroom 2 at the Hall of Justice and on special occasions, other locations which will be announced..


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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
Building Hours - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM