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Thurston County District Court is located in Building 3 at 2000 Lakeridge Dr. SW. Customer service is available from 8:30AM to 12:00PM and 1:00PM to 4:30PM.

The front counter and phones are closed betwen 12:00PM and 1:00PM, but you can use the chat button at the bottom of the web page to connect with a clerk at any time between 8:30 and 4:30.

If you need to find a court date, please view our Court Calendar.

Want to get text message reminders about your upcoming court dates? Fill out this text reminder request form and you will get a reminders a week, three days and one day before each court date.

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COVID-19 Precautions

Thurston County District Court continues to work diligently to ensure the health and well-being of court employees, litigants, attorneys, and the general public while performing our Constitutional duties. The Court's COVID-19 Response Plan provides information on what the Court is doing to keep everyone as safe as possible.

Orders Regarding Court Operations

To view District Court's current order limiting operations, click here.




If you have a court hearing scheduled, you may appear via Zoom instead of coming to the courthouse. If you did not get information in your summons about how to appear remotely, call the Court at 360-786-5450 or use the chat button at the bottom of this page to find out how. If you are appearing for a criminal matter, you must talk with your attorney first.

To attend your hearing via Zoom, click HERE. Then click on "Join a Meeting" at the top of the page. When prompted, enter the meeting code and password listed below for the courtroom your hearing is scheduled in.

For more information or if you cannot attend by Zoom, use the chat feature below or call the court at 360-786-5450.

 Courtroom  Meeting Code  Password
 Courtroom 1  653 359 1636  6LlwjW
 Courtroom 2  278 379 6610  7FfWZZ
 Courtroom 3  685 813 8370  7Jng5D
 Courtroom 4  824 663 3203  i7B9rj
If you are paying a traffic ticket, requesting a deferral or mitigation of a traffic ticket, contesting a traffic ticket, or requesting public records, you don't have to come court.  Use the links to "Respond to my Ticket" or "Records Requests" available on this page. You can complete these transactions without coming to the courthouse.

To file a petition for protection/anti-harassment order, please click here, scroll to the bottom of the page and click on "How do I file a petition online?"

To submit a name change petition, click here. Then click on "How do I petition to change my name?" for adult name changes or "How do I petition to change my child's name?" to change the name of a minor.

Review this website to see if you can handle your business online. Use the chat button below or call 360-786-5450 to get answers to your questions. If you do have to come to the courthouse building, allow yourself plenty of time as the number of people in the building at a time will be limited. And remember - face coverings are required for anyone entering the building.


District Court Hearings Viewable Online

To reduce the risk of contagion, we hear many cases virtually and stream them to YouTube for public access. If you are coming to observe a case, please view the virtual calendar for court times and YouTube channel information.

Thurston County District Court holds virtual Civil Motion Hearings on Fridays at 1:30. Prior to filing you must either email the the Civil Department or call them at 360-754-4102 to schedule your hearing date and receive instructions on filing your motion. Please provide your case number when contacting us to schedule. We cannot schedule a hearing without the case number.

In 2017, Thurston County District Court conducted a Procedural Justice study in collaboration with the Center for Court Innovation. The site visit report can be found here.



Thurston County District Court is located on the Thurston County Court House campus.