THURSTON COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT

2000 LAKERIDGE DRIVE SW, BLDG 2

OLYMPIA WA 98502

Tel:  360.786.5560

Fax:  360.754.4060

Public hours:  8:00-12:00 p.m. & 1:00-5:00 p.m. Monday-Friday

For Ex Parte hours & information click here

 

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

ADOPTION OF THE NEW STATEWIDE CASE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

As Thurston County Superior Court and the Clerk's Office prepare to adopt the new statewide Case Management System, Odyssey, on November 2, 2015, we want to inform you of disruptions to our operations in order to prepare for a smooth transition.  We understand that any disruption of service is challenging, but we look forward to having a modern case management system that will eventually imporve accessibility and efficiency for us all.

 

1.    On October 30, 2015, the court will run limited calendars in anticipation of the conversion over the weekend.  The only calendars that will be held on October 30, 2015, are as follows:

       

         Criminal Noncompliance, 8:30 a.m.

        Unlawful Detainer, 10:00 a.m.

        Preliminary Appearances, 3:30 p.m.

        Mental Illness Calendar, 1:00 p.m.

        Juvenile Detention Calendar, 1:30 p.m.

        Domestic Violence Protection Orders, 9:00 a.m.

        Initial Domestic Violence Hearings, 1:30 p.m.

        DUI/Drug Court (Graduation), 2:00 p.m.

 

All other calendars are cancelled in both buildings, including the Civil Motion calendars and the Criminal Change of Plea calendar.

 

Do not schedule routine matters or continue matters to this date.

 

2.    November 2, 2015, will be our first day using the new Case Management System.  Only a limited number of mattres can be heard on all calendars.  Accordingly, do not schedule routine matters for this day.

 

3.    Parties will not be able to E-file documents between 5 p.m. on October 28, 2015 and 9:00 a.m. on Monday, November 2, 2015.

 

4.    Calendars that are normally posted by the Clerk's Office on Thursday, October 29, and Friday, October 30, 2015, will not be available until Monday, November 2, 2015.

 

 

2015 Non-Jury Trial Weeks

 

*New Local Court Rules went into effect

 on September 1, 2015*

 

  Click here to view the Local Court Rules

  Click here to obtain a Trial Scheduling Questionnaire

 

 

MISSION STATEMENT

 

To serve the public through the prompt resolution of civil and

criminal cases in a manner that ensures access and fair treatment.

 

VISION STATEMENT

 

Thurston County Superior Court is a Court where all can safely and easily access the court, its programs and services, and have an opportunity to be heard.  Through well-trained judicial officers and court staff, the Court uses innovative techniques and manages public resources responsibly.  The Court seeks community input to ensure public confidence in the judiciary and to reflect the diverse community needs.

 

WELCOME TO THURSTON COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT

Thurston County Superior Court is a state trial court of general jurisdiction situated in Thurston County, Washington.

This court has state-wide jurisdiction and hears major criminal matters (felonies), civil cases including cases involving real property, domestic relations matters, appeals from lower courts (Thurston County District and Municipal Courts), and appeals from state administrative agencies.

Family & Juvenile Court is a department of Superior Court and hears juvenile offender matters as well as child dependency cases. Family & Juvenile Court also operates a juvenile detention facility.

Thurston County's Superior Court has eight full-time elected judges who sit on all matters and three Superior Court Commissioners who sit primarily in Family & Juvenile Court and on domestic relations and domestic violence cases.

 

 

 

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