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JIS-Link broken link ?
A subscription service offering access to the District and Municipal Court Information System (DISCIS), the Judicial Accounting SubSystem (JASS) and the Superior Court Management Information System (SCOMIS). Registration, application fees, and user fees apply.
Superior, District, and Municipal Court Cases broken link ?
Search Superior, District, and Municipal Court cases. Click "Case Search Options" to search by by name, court, case type, and year filed. Click "Name Search" to search by name only.
Dockets, calendars, and other information about court cases
Cowlitz County District Court Daily Docket broken link ?
View the Cowlitz County District Court daily docket by date, inmate, and client.
District and Municipal Court Calendar Information broken link ?
Search District Court, Municipal Court, and Traffic Violations Bureau upcoming court dates by name and court. Search results include case number and type, appearance time and location, and participant names.
Published opinions and orders
Attorney General Legal Opinions broken link ?
Search or view Washington Attorney General legal opinions from 1975 to current.
Self help, legal research, general information
Cowlitz County District Court Civil and Small Claims Information broken link ?
View information about civil and small claims cases, anti-harassment and protection orders, and name changes in Cowlitz County District Court.
Cowlitz District Court Traffic Infraction Information broken link ?
View information about traffic infractions in Cowlitz County District Court including fine payment, mitigation, contesting the ticket, red light camera tickets, and the Infraction Deferral Program.
Cowlitz County District Court Motion to Vacate broken link ?
View information and download a form for making a motion to vacate certain convictions in Cowlitz County District Court.
Cowlitz County District Court Criminal Matters broken link ?
View information about criminal matters in Cowlitz County District Court including court dates, use of attorneys, payment options, bail, warrants, and deferred prosecution.
Legal Information and Self Help Resources broken link ?
Information and resources are organized by topic and include Family Law, Child Support, Housing, Landlord-Tenant, Consumer, Domestic Violence, Harassment, Elder Law, Youth Law, Civil Rights, Criminal Law and other legal issues.
Self-Help Resources and Links broken link ?
Information about courts, court services, court records and legal information related to Domestic Violence cases and Small Claims Court.
Washington State Court Guide broken link ?
Find information about legal issues, types of cases, legal terms, court services and court procedures.
eService Center broken link ?
Offers answers to Frequently Asked Questions, organized by popularity. Includes legal information, information about legal assistance and information about court procedures.
Legal Research Resources broken link ?
The Washington State Law Library lists links to online legal research, information about library reference services and how to conduct legal research. Online resources include the Revised Code of Washington, Washington Administrative Law and other legal materials.
Washington State Bar Association Resources broken link ?
Find information on various legal topics, including alternatives to court, bankruptcy, consulting a lawyer, criminal law, divorce, landlord-tenant, probate, elder law and other legal issues.
Administrative Office of the Courts broken link ?
A directory of contact information for administrative offices of the state courts.
Traffic and Motor Vehicle Information broken link ?
The Washington State Department of Licensing offers information related to traffic laws, motor vehicle laws and driver licenses.
Child Support Services broken link ?
The Washington State Department of Social and Health Services offers information and services related to child support, including making, changing or enforcing a child support order and paternity establishment.
Court Resources, Publications and Reports broken link ?
Publications and reports by the Washington State court system on various legal topics, such as family law, DUI, and small claims.
Self-Help Legal Materials Specifically for Women broken link ?
Self-help and legal education materials designed specifically for women in areas including family law, violence against women, employment and health. A phone number is provided for addition legal information questions.
Washington State Guide to Legal Protection from Domestic Violence broken link ?
Information on the four court orders available to domestic violence victims (Protection Order, Restraining Order, No-Contact Order, and Anti-Harassment Order) in Washington State and how to obtain and enforce them.
Washington State Probate Information broken link ?
General information, instructions, and forms regarding probate proceedings in Washington State.
Washington Expungement Information broken link ?
View a variety of self help resources related to the expungement of Washington criminal records.
Washington State Drug Court broken link ?
View information about Drug Court and other problem-solving courts in Washington State.
Guide to Sealing Criminal Records in Washington State broken link ?
View a guide to sealing and destroying court records, vacating convictions and deleting criminal history records.
Washington Foreclosure Mediation broken link ?
View information about the Washington State foreclosure mediation program, an alternative to traditional foreclosure procedures.
Washington State Introduction to Small Claims Court broken link ?
View information about small claims cases in Washington State.
Washington State Revised Code broken link ?
Search Washington State Revised Code (statutes) by code name, or browse codes by table of contents.
Legal aid, free services, lawyer referral
Find Free and Low-Cost Legal Assistance broken link ?
Search a directory of organizations offering free and low-cost legal assistance by county.
Find Legal Assistance broken link ?
The Washington State Bar provides lawyer referral services and information about organizations offering free and low-cost legal services.
Find an Interpreter broken link ?
The Washington State Court Interpreter Program offers an online search of interpreters by county, language, name, city and zip code. Information about interpreter services is also available.
Attorney Complaint Forms and Information broken link ?
Find information about making a complaint about an attorney from the Washington State Bar Association. A complaint form is available.
Public Defender Services broken link ?
The Washington State Office of Public Defense offers legal information, online forms and contact information for defender services.
Bar Association - Lawyer Directory broken link ?
Search the Washington Bar Association directory of member attorneys. Search by name, city, status, area of practice or language spoken.
Washington Attorney Discipline Notices broken link ?
Search the Washington State Bar Association database of attorney discipline notices.
Forms and related information
Cowlitz County District Court Forms broken link ?
View and download Cowlitz County District Court forms including infraction hearing request, contested hearing, and mitigation.
Online Forms broken link ?
Forms including Domestic Relations, Unmarried Parents, Child Support, Child Relocation, Protective Orders, Juvenile, Financial, Criminal, General and other forms.
Interactive Online Form Completion Assistance broken link ?
Guided interviews assist the user to fill out Washington State court forms on selected legal topics, such as domestic violence and divorce.
Online fine payments
Pay Cowlitz County District Court Red Light Camera Tickets broken link ?
Pay Cowlitz County District Court red light camera tickets online, or view a video of the violation, by notice number and PIN number from the violation notice.