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GAL Signatures Required on Pleadings

GAL Signatures Required on Pleadings
The Court has been made aware that in some cases in which a Guardian ad Litem (GAL) has been appointed, orders and final pleadings are being entered without the GAL having the opportunity to review and approve the same. Because the GAL is a party to the case, any pleading that relates to areas which are encompassed within their order of appointment...
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Revised Court Schedule for 2017

Revised Court Schedule for 2017
​Beginning February 27, 2017, the Superior Court for Cowlitz County will institute a revised court schedule. The primary changes are: ​Criminal Dockets on Tuesdays will be held at the Cowlitz County Jail, which is located at 1935 SW First Avenue, Kelso, WA.We have added a Dissolution Finalization docket for Pro Se (non-represented) cases the second...
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Court Closed for Thanksgiving

Court Closed for Thanksgiving
​We will be Closed November 24 & 25, 2016 Cowlitz County Superior Court will be closed Thursday November 24 and Friday November 25 in recognition of the Thanksgiving Holiday. We will be open regular hours on Monday, November 28, 2016 for all court business.
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Superior Court Open House set for October 11, 2016

Superior Court Open House set for October 11, 2016
The Superior Court for Cowlitz County will be participating in the County Government Open House on October 11, 2016 at the Cowlitz County Event Center. You will be able to see exhibits from the various divisions of Superior Court including Court Administration, Juvenile Probation, Juvenile Detention and the Drug Court Programs. We will have staff f...
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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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Plain Language Family Law Forms Required July 1, 2016

Plain Language Family Law Forms Required July 1, 2016
​As of July 1, 2016, all family law cases filed in Washington State are required to use plain language forms published by the Administrative Office of the Courts, Pattern Forms Committee. Full details on the transition to the new forms can be found HERE. The links to all of the new Plain Language Forms can be found HERE. Cowlitz County Superio...
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