Updates to Daily Courtroom and Judicial Assignments. Genearlly published about 4:00 p.m. for the next day.

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 Emergency Order No 1

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Cowlitz County Courts (District, Superior Court, and County Clerk) understands many people are concerned about the COVID-19 virus. We are working to make good decisions that protect the public and afford access to the court.We will continue to follow guidance from the Cowlitz County Health Department to help protect people's health. Court functions...
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Modified Court Schedule for April 24, 2019

Modified Court Schedule for April 24, 2019
​The Cowlitz County Board of Commissioners distributed a news release on April 19th to alert the public that most County buildings will be closed on Wednesday, April 24, 2019. Because the Courts are legally mandated to be open on judicial days absent specific emergencies, the Superior and District Courts will be open for court business on Wedn...
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Spring Judicial Conference, April 29th – May 1st

Spring Judicial Conference, April 29th – May 1st
Monday, April 29th, 2019 through Wednesday, May 1st, 2019 is Spring Judicial Conference.Per past practices, there will not be any trials or dockets scheduled for these days with the exception of the following: Monday, April 29th: 11:00 am Juvenile Detention Hearings 1:00 pm Ex Parte Docket 1:30 pm Protection Order Hearings 2:30 pm Criminal First Ap...
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Limited Dockets during Fall Judicial Conference, Sept. 12th – Sept. 14th

Limited Dockets during Fall Judicial Conference, Sept. 12th – Sept. 14th
Please take note of limited docket times during the Fall Judicial Conference, Sept. 12th – Sept. 14th Monday, September 12, 2016 through Wednesday, September 14, 2016 is Fall 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....
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Case Processing Survey Available

Case Processing Survey Available
A little more than a year ago, Cowlitz County Superior Court implemented several significant case processing changes.Local court rules were changed.  A new trial readiness certificate and case scheduling order were designed and implemented; as well as the Ex Parte process was changed.In addition, we added civil priority weeks and added a dedic...
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