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Court Recovery Task Force Seeks Input

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The BJA Court Recovery Task Force is currently gathering information about COVID-19 accommodations and any impacts on court proceedings and jury trials. The following surveys are open: Defendant Survey - Juror Survey - Unrepresented Litigant Survey Thank you for your participation
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Superior Court to End Contract with ICE

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"We are proud of the quality of care provided by our staff to these youth in our care. We made this decision solely for the reasons stated in this release. We will be releasing the detainees into ICE custody for their determination of further placement." by Gary Bashor, Presiding Judge  In 2001, Cowlitz County Commissioners contracted with the...
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Superior Court Closed Monday, January 18

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Superior Court is closed on Monday, January 18, 2021, in honor of Martin Luther King Day. We will resume normal operations on Tuesday, January 19, 2021. 
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Minor Guardianship Visitor Registry

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With the implementation of RCW 11.130 as of January 1, 2021 (Minor Guardianships-replacing Non-Parental Custody), we are working hard to make sure all pieces are put together to successfully implement this legislation. One bit of information we wanted to get out immediately is that if you have need for a "Court Visitor" or "GAL" under 11.130, pleas...
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Court Administration Closing Early 12/24 & 12/31

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Superior Court Administration will be Closing at Noon on both Thursday, December 24 for Christmas Eve and also at Noon on December 31 for New Years Eve. We wish everyone a Happy and Healthy Holiday Season. 
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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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