Memo re Criteria for Requests to Appear via Zoom (Criminal Cases only)

To: Cowlitz County Criminal AttorneysFrom: Judge Marilyn K. Haan, Assistant Presiding Date: April 20, 2023 Re: Criteria for Requests to Appear via Zoom  For scheduled in person dockets, the attorney and defendant are presumed to appear in person. If you or your client wish to appear via Zoom, please, a MINIMUM OF 3 DAYS PRIORTO THE D...
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Updated Face Mask Policy - 4-3-23

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Superior Court no longer requires masks of any individual appearing at, or doing business with, the Superior Court. This change went into effect April 3, 2023. The change applies to the public, jurors, and court employees. Jurors have previously been required to wear masks during voir dir . Masks will be permitted to be worn anywhere...
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Spring Judicial Conference, April 24th – April 26th, 2023

Date:March 23, 2023 To:Cowlitz-Wahkiakum Bar Association; Cowlitz County Clerk's Office; Juvenile Department; Corrections Department; and Drug Court From:Superior Court Judges Re:Spring Judicial Conference, April 24th – April 26th, 2023 Spring Judicial Conference is scheduled for Monday, April 24th through Wednesday, April 26th. There will not be a...
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Docket Closure May 12, 2023

Date: March 23, 2023 To: Cowlitz-Wahkiakum Bar Association; Cowlitz County Clerk's Office; Juvenile Department; Corrections Department; and Drug Court From: Superior Court Judges Re: Docket Closure May 12, 2023 There will not be any trials or dockets scheduled for May 12,2023 with the exception of the following: 8:00 am ITA Hear...
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Modified Hours for Court 30 December 2022

Superior Court will not be holding any trials or dockets scheduled for December 30, 2022 with the exception of the following: 8:00 am ITA Hearings9:00 am Criminal Plea Docket – Capped at 89:00 am Unlawful Detainer Docket10:00 am Criminal First Appearances11:00 am Ex Parte Protection Order Hearings 11:00 am Detention Hearings We will resume our norm...
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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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