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Title Description Created Date Download
10 steps for Presenting Evidence in your Case
(1090 Downloads)

Article on general tips for presenting evidence in court by Author: Nancy Ver Steegh, Professor of Law, Mitchell Hamline School of Law, Consultant, National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges. This is NOT specific to Washington State Evidence law but a generally helpful article.

11-18-2016 Download ( 592.23 KB )
10 Ways to find Help with Your Case
(1093 Downloads)

Tips for self represented victims of domestic violence. An article by Amanda Kay, JD, Program Attorney with the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges. Not specific to Washington but a very good article.

11-18-2016 Download ( 504.74 KB )
Guide to Sealing and Destroying Records
(877 Downloads)
11-01-2016 Download ( 7.43 MB )
Record Sealing Request Form
(446 Downloads)
09-28-2016 Download ( 15.48 KB )
Guardianship Attorney Fee Policy
(1575 Downloads)

New Policy regarding the payment of attorney fees in guardianship cases. Effective March 29, 2016.

05-03-2016 Download ( 53.97 KB )
Unlawful Detainer Summons Policy
(1615 Downloads)

Updated policy regarding the use of alternate return deadlines in Unlawful Detainer (Eviction) Summons Forms.

05-03-2016 Download ( 163.74 KB )
Adult Drug Court Process and Outcome Evaluation - 2014
(2209 Downloads)

2014 Adult Drug Court Process and Outcome Evaluation by Nick McRee

03-04-2016 Download ( 527.36 KB )
RSS Feeds for Google Chrome
(1612 Downloads)

Basic step by step instructions for setting your browser up for our various RSS feeds. This is the version for Google's Chrome browser

02-24-2016 Download ( 795.74 KB )
RSS Feeds for Internet Explorer
(1649 Downloads)

Basic step by step instructions for setting your browser up for our various RSS feeds. The is the Internet Explorer version.

02-24-2016 Download ( 1.06 MB )
Clerk's Docket Notice Information
(1273 Downloads)

This form is available from the Clerk's Office Website Forms at http://www.co.cowlitz.wa.us/Index.aspx?NID=158 .

Superior Court maintains a copy here for your convenience. Version has been updated as of 12.16.14

02-18-2016 Download ( 46.5 KB )
Trial Readiness Notices
(1472 Downloads)

Trial Readiness Notices to ALL PARTIES including Guardians on Trial Setting Notices

02-10-2016 Download ( 63.81 KB )
Title 26 Family Law Guardian ad Litem Policies and Procedures FEATURED
(1945 Downloads)

These are the Courts Title 26 Family Law Guardian ad Litem Policies and Procedures - revised June 2018

06-30-2014 Download ( 193.41 KB )
DOL Reinstatement Request
(1083 Downloads)

Form requesting that DOL reinstate a juvenile's license early, following a suspension due to criminal offenses.

05-03-2016 Download ( 19.84 KB )
Interpreter Policy Update
(1474 Downloads)

Please read if scheduling an interpreter in Superior Court.

05-03-2016 Download ( 99.62 KB )
GR 31.1 Public Records Request Policy
(1788 Downloads)

Official policy regarding public records requests to the Court per General Rule 31.1

01-14-2016 Download ( 33.09 KB )
Administrative Record Request Form
(1359 Downloads)

Form for requesting information from the courts under General Rule GR 31.1

01-06-2016 Download ( 41.33 KB )
2016 2nd & 4th & 5th Week Schedules
(3845 Downloads)

2016 Court Calendar effective February 1, 2016. for Second, Fourth and Fifth weeks of the month.

01-06-2016 Download ( 243.88 KB )
2016 1st & 3rd Week Schedules
(3976 Downloads)

2016 Court Calendar effective February 1, 2016. for First and Third weeks of the month.

01-06-2016 Download ( 159.76 KB )
Rule 16 - CIVIL CASE SCHEDULING ORDER - PDF
(4353 Downloads)

PDF format form for using Local Rule 16 in general Civil Cases

01-12-2015 Download ( 103.82 KB )
Rule 16 - Pretrial Procedure and Formulating Issues (1/1/2015) PDF
(3169 Downloads)

A rule regarding the use of scheduling orders together with approved local forms. Effective January 1, 2015. In Word Format. In Adobe PDF Format.

12-03-2014 Download ( 65.71 KB )
All MAR forms in a zip file
(1111 Downloads)

All of the current manditory arbitration forms in a zip file. You will need winzip or some other program to extract the files.

01-27-2013 Download ( 425.15 KB )
LCR 88(d) Enforcement Memo
(2440 Downloads)

Cowlitz County Local Civil Rule 88(d) has not been regularly enforced in the past. Starting May 1, 2015, it will. Memo on policy from Judge Evans.

 

04-23-2015 Download ( 194.22 KB )
Emergency Ex Parte Order Procedure (7 Apr 15)
(1103 Downloads)

Change in emergency order procedures effective April 7, 2015.

04-08-2015 Download ( 81.2 KB )
How to Modify or Rescind a Domestic Violence Restraining Order
(4133 Downloads)

The process and general rules for modification of a Domestic Violence Protection Order.

02-28-2015 Download ( 722.84 KB )
Application to become a Title 26 Family Law Guardian ad Litem
(1007 Downloads)

If you are looking to be added to the list of Guardian ad Litems available for appointment in Family Law Cases in Cowlitz County Superior Court, Please fill this out. 2018 version

02-25-2015 Download ( 23 KB )

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