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The County Clerk is an elected official provided for by the Washington State Constitution whose responsibilities are assigned by local and state rules and statute.
The County Clerk serves and supports the Superior Court by receiving and processing court documents, attending and assisting in all court proceedings, maintaining the court's files, and entering its orders, judgments and decrees. The Clerk authenticates by certificate and/or transcript the records, and files procedures of the court. The Clerk maintains the record for all Felony Criminal, Civil, Dissolution, Probate, Mental, Adoptions, Guardianship and all Juvenile court proceedings. In addition to keeping all the original papers, it is mandatory the Clerk preserve and journalize all orders for security purposes. The Clerk also receipts and disburses the court's money and the money of litigants, at the court's direction.
- Frequently Requested Documents can be found under forms on the menu at left.
- Superior Court Case Search - This search is on Washington Courts website which can search all counties in the State of Washington for cases.
- The Clerk's Office has been e-filing since May 5, 2014. Please refer to our Electronic Filing page if you are interested in learning more about e-filing.
- Types of payment accepted to the Clerk for filing fees and copies: Cash, Debit, and Credit cards. (No Personal Checks)
Where will my case be heard?
The Where's My Case Locator is a searchable page with locations and the titles of cases being heard in District and Superior courts for the current day only.
What's Happening in Court?
Clerk's Alert: Office Hour changes for February and March 2017 Updated 1/10/2017
New Local Court Rule change effective 1/1/2017 for Civil Cases. See Forms page for Local Rules on this change and new scheduling forms.
10/21/2016: 2017 Judge Rotation Schedule Use this rotation scheduled in conjunction with the 2016 Judge Rotation Block Schedule on Forms page.
Cancelled Civil Motion Dockets & Family Law Dockets Updated 1/10/2017
Docket Changes and Cancellations Updated 1/3/2017