FAMILY AND JUVENILE COURT: Fjc ex parte time is at 8:55 - 9:00 a.m. for noncontested matters only and at 4:00 - 4:30 p.m. for contested and noncontested matters.
Self represented parties must check in and bring their completed paperwork to the Facilitator for review at 8:00 a.m. or 2:00 p.m. Ex parte is heard twice daily at 8:55 a.m. (for noncontested matters only) and 4:00 p.m. (for contested or noncontested matters). It is recommended that you have copies of your documents made prior to meeting with the Facilitator.
ex parte Judicial Officer is available at Family and Juvenile Court
from 8:30-8:45 and 4:00-4:30 Monday through Friday.
parties please arrive at 8:00 for the
8:30 calendar or before 2:30 for the 4:00 calendar. Your orders must must be reviewed by the Family Court
Facilitator before the calendar.
An ex parte Judicial Officer is available at the Main Courthouse from 1:00-1:30 Monday through Friday.
VIEW CANCELED or FULL FAMILY COURT CALENDARS BEFORE SCHEDULING YOUR HEARING
CONFIRMATIONS for the Civil calendars and certain Family Law calendars may be made by clicking on the Hearing
Confirmations Links to the left above. The
courtroom where court hearings are to be heard is posted by Court
Administration daily inside the front door on a white board at the
Courthouse location and on a television monitor at the Family and
Juvenile Court location.
All Calendars are Subject to Change - without Notice
If your Notice of Issue is filed late, contains a wrong date, wrong case number, scheduled for the wrong calendar, calendar is full, or is set for a canceled calendar, the hearing will not be scheduled and you will not be notified.
It is your responsibility to ensure the accuracy of the information.
Check the status of your hearing at the following websites to ensure your hearing is set before you travel to the courthouse:
click on the appropriate calendar on the top left column of this page....
CIVIL COURT CALENDARS
View the Schedule of Canceled " Judge's Civil Calendars" (Takes you to the Superior Court CIVIL Calendar Web page)
You may access any or all of the Thurston County Superior Court civil motion calendars by clicking on the link to the left. It is expected that civil calendars will be updated on Wednesdays when the court's official calendars are prepared. These calendars do not reflect confirmations, strikes or continuances, and may not include late filings approved by the court.
(Click on a Judge or Calendar name for Calendar information)
Click here for Confirmation of Civil Calendars
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CRIMINAL COURT CALENDARS
It is expected that Monday
through Thursday criminal calendars will be updated on Fridays and the
Friday criminal calendars on Tuesdays. These calendars do not include
matters added on after the official calendars have been posted. These
posted calendars are provided as a courtesy with every intention of
being up to date. Please contact Superior Court Administration with any
questions concerning calendar information at 786-5560.
County Superior Court criminal calendars are available by clicking on
the "Name of Calendar".
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FAMILY COURT CALENDARS
View the Canceled or Full Judge's Family Court, Probate/Guardianship and Revision/ Presentation Calendars
View the Canceled or Full Calendars: here
FAMILY LAW CALENDARS, frequently are canceled or full
BEFORE SCHEDULING YOUR HEARING: View the Court calendars below to determine whether the calendar was canceled or is full on the date you intend to schedule your hearing. Do NOT file a Notice of Issue for a full or canceled calendar.
WARNING: If your Notice of Issue is filed late, contains a wrong date, or is set for a canceled or full calendar, the hearing will not be scheduled and you will not be notified. It is your responsibility to ensure the accuracy of the information. Check the status of your case at the following web site: http://dw.courts.wa.gov/index.cfm or on the appropriate calendar link at the top left of this page.
- File your Notice of Issue before the calendar becomes full or by noon 5 business days before the hearing, whichever comes first.
- CONFIRMATIONS: For calendars needing confirmation, use the link on the left to confirm your hearing prior to the confirmation deadline.
VIEW THE ONLINE COURT CALENDARS BEFORE THE COURT HEARING. A couple days before the hearing view the on line calendars to be sure your case will be heard. If it is not on the calendar, you will need to notify the other party and file a new Notice of Issue.
TUESDAY AND THURSDAY Family law Calendars frequently become full. It is your responsibility to check the online version calendars to see if your hearing was confirmed, or if your hearing was continued to another date due to a full calendar. If continued, it is your responsibility to advise the opposing party.
You will not be contacted by the Clerk's Office as to the status of your hearing.
Click here for Confirmation of Family/Juvenile Calendars
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