Records Request

Court (case) records

Case records are records that relate to in-court proceedings, including case files, dockets, calendars, and orders. Public access to these records is governed by court rule GR 31, which refers to these records as "court records."

To make a request for criminal, infraction, anti-harassment or DV protection order case records filed with Thurston County District Court, complete the court records request form. You will receive an email with the cost of the records and how to make payment. Once payment is received the records will be mailed, emailed, or available for pick up at District Court.

Fees for court records are
    Certified copies - $5.00 per document
    CD's of court proceedings - $20.00 per CD
The form may be mailed to
    Public Records Officer
    Thurston County District Court
    2000 Lakeridge Drive SW, Building 3
    Olympia, WA 98502-6045
Or emailed to

Administrative records

Administrative records are records that relate to the management, supervision or administration of a court or judicial agency. Access to these records is governed by court rule GR 31.1.

To make a request for administrative records, first review our policy and related procedures. Then complete the administrative records request form. You will receive a response with the fees required to complete the request (if any) and information on how to make the payment. Once payment is received, the records will be mailed, emailed, or available for pic up at District Court.

Administrative records requests are subject o fees as provided by GR 31.1. There is no charge to inspect the records at the courthouse, although collection, research and preparation fees may apply. Other fees for administrative records are:

    Records collection, research and preparation - $30.00 / hour (no charge for the first hour; billed in 15 minute increments)
    Copies - $0.15 per page
    CD's - $20.00 per CD
    Postage - actual cost
The form may be mailed to
    Public Records Officer
    Thurston County District Court
    2000 Lakeridge Drive SW, Building 3
    Olympia, WA 98502-6045
Or emailed to