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Superior Court Operational Overview
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.
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.
Form for requesting information from the courts under General Rule GR 31.1
2016 Court Calendar effective February 1, 2016. for Second, Fourth and Fifth weeks of the month.
2016 Court Calendar effective February 1, 2016. for First and Third weeks of the month.
The process and general rules for modification of a Domestic Violence Protection Order.
This is the most current court schedule for weeks 2 and 4 & 5 of each month. Effective August 1, 2014
This is the most current court schedule for weeks 1 and 3 of each month. Effective August 1, 2014
A full copy of the 2013 Superior Court Strategic Plan in PDF format.
The Washington Constitution (yes we have our own, and it is different in many respects than the Federal Constitution) in Adobe PDF Format. Most citizens have never read this document. Here's your chance!
Information for Jurors from the State Court Administrator
Information from the State Court Administrator for self represented Litigants.
The expectations the court will have of different parties to the litigation in criminal matters when the 2013 Criminal Case Processing changes go into effect.
Prepared by the State Administrator for Courts to help kids understand the court process.
Full Color Organizational Chart of the Cowlitz Superior Court in PDF