News Release-Recruitment of Title 26 Guardian Ad Litems

The Cowlitz County Superior Court has completed a series of steps to re-organize the Family Court.  As one of the final steps in this process, the Court will establish a guardian ad litem registry to support the work being done in Family Court.  All guardians ad litem appointed under this title must comply with the training requirements set out by Washington law. Cowlitz County Superior Court complies with all applicable laws for developing and maintaining a registry of qualified guardians ad litem including an annual review of qualifications. 

If you are interested in being considered for the Title 26 Registry, you are encouraged to review the materials located on our website at and submit all applications materials to the Cowlitz County Family Court by July 17th at 5:00 PM at 312 SW 1st Avenue, Room 125, Kelso, WA 98626.  If you have additional questions, please contact the Family Court Office directly at (360) 577-3076

Thank you for your interest in becoming a guardian ad litem. 

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