Articles authored by the Judges and Commissioners of the Superior Court for Cowlitz County

Bench Copies

Bench Copies
Date: February 12, 2024 To: Cowlitz-Wahkiakum Bar Association From: Superior Court Administration Re: Bench Copies Now that our office has a reception area, bench copies should be provided directly to our office through the receptionist. Original orders should continue to be provided to the Clerk's Office. Pursuant to CCLCR 10, all bench copies are...
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Amended 2023 In Person Dockets / Final 2023 Schedule

Amended 2023 In Person Dockets / Final 2023 Schedule
December 16, 2022 In person dockets for 2023 – Amended _________________________________________________________________ As we move into the new year, the judges would like to move some dockets back to in person. Below is a list of dockets that will be held in person as of January 1, 2023: PDF VERSION OF 2023 SCHEDULE Monday 9:00 am Criminal Motion...
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July 3, 2023 Docket Time Change and Closures for Superior Court

July 3, 2023 Docket Time Change and Closures for Superior Court
Date: December 7, 2022 To: Cowlitz-Wahkiakum Bar Association; Cowlitz County Clerk's Office; Juvenile Department; Corrections Department; and Drug Court From: Superior Court Judges Re: Superior Court Docket Time change and closures on July 3, 2023 Superior Court will be closed Tuesday, July 4, 2023 in observance of Independence ...
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December 23, 2022 Docket Time Change and Closures

December 23, 2022 Docket Time Change and Closures
Date: November 23, 2022 To: Cowlitz-Wahkiakum Bar Association; Cowlitz County Clerk's Office; Juvenile Department; Corrections Department; and Drug Court From: Superior Court Judges Re: Superior Court Docket Time change and closures on December 23, 2022 Superior Court will not be holding any trials or dockets scheduled for Decem...
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Superior Court Docket Time change and closures on November 18, 2022

Superior Court Docket Time change and closures on November 18, 2022
Date:October 14, 2022 To:Cowlitz-Wahkiakum Bar Association; Cowlitz County Clerk's Office; Juvenile Department; Corrections Department; and Drug Court From:Superior Court Judges Re:Superior Court Docket Time change and closures on November 18, 2022 Superior Court will not be holding any trials or dockets scheduled for November 18, 2022 with the exc...
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Bond/Detention of Defendant Upon Plea

Bond/Detention of Defendant Upon Plea
 To: Criminal Bar From: Marilyn K. Haan, Assistant Presiding Judge Date: 6/24/2021 Re: Bond/Detention of Defendant Upon Plea There still seems to be confusion about what happens to a defendant when they plead guilty. For reference, please see RCW 10.64.025 as follows (as well as see State v. French, 88 Wash. App 586, 945 P.2d 752 (Div 2 1997) ...
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