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This page lists online resources for the Cowlitz County Superior Court, online resources applicable to courts generally in Cowlitz County, Washington, as well as resources applicable to all courts in Washington.



 

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Superior, District, and Municipal Court Case Information and Dockets
Search Washington Superior, District, and Municipal Court case information and dockets by various criteria. This is a paid subscription service that requires registration and a set-up fee.
Superior, District, and Municipal Court Case Records
Under "Search for a case" click "Case Search Options" to search Washington Superior, District, and Municipal Court case records by name, court, case type, and year filed; or by case number and court. Under "Search for a person" click "Name Search" to search all courts by person name only; click "Licensed Health Facility Search to view an alphabetical list of people with active Vulnerable Adult Protection Orders with their associated case number and court.
Criminal History Records
View instructions for obtaining a criminal history record (background check) from the Washington State Patrol, online or by printed form. Fees apply.

Dockets, calendars, and other information about court cases

Cowlitz County Superior Court General Schedule
View the Cowlitz County Superior Court weekly schedule of hearing types for the current year.
Cowlitz County Superior Court Schedules
View weekly schedules of civil/domestic, criminal felony, and ex parte hearing types in Cowlitz County Superior Court.

Published opinions and orders

Attorney General Legal Opinions
Search Washington Attorney General legal opinions from 1949 to present by keyword or subject, or view an index of opinions from 1975 to present.

Self help, legal research, general information

Cowlitz County Superior Court Therapeutic Courts
View information about Cowlitz County therapeutic courts including Adult Drug Court, HOPE Court for parents with substance abuse problems, and SAFE Court juvenile drug court. These programs can set up treatment in lieu of incarceration for some offenders. Links to forms are in the left column.
Cowlitz County Superior Court Information
View answers to frequently asked questions about procedures in Cowlitz County Superior Court by category.
Cowlitz County Domestic Violence Information
View information about anti-harassment, no-contact, protection, and restraining orders; and links to domestic violence resources in Cowlitz County.
Cowlitz County Victim Help
The Cowlitz County Prosecuting Attorney's Office provides crime victims with information about the court process and victims' rights, court accompaniment, case status notification, and restitution. An online restitution estimate form and a link to the Children's Advocacy and Justice Center are also provided.
Legal Information and Self Help Resources
View legal information and resources by topic, including family law, child support, housing, consumer, protection from abuse, benefits, elder law, youth law, health, employment, immigration, civil rights, veterans, Native Americans, criminal, and more.
Self-Help Resources and Links
View information about Washington courts and related resources, including an index of available self-help pages on the state courts website, domestic violence resources, an introduction to small claims court, a glossary of legal terms, a citizen's guide to the state court system, a brochure about court records access, and a search for certified court interpreters.
State Court Guide
View a guide to Washington courts, types of cases, procedures, and judicial discipline; download the guide in English or Spanish.
Court and Legal Answers
The Washington eService Center offers a searchable database of answers to questions about the court system, procedure, records, research resources, legal assistance and other law-related subjects.
State Law Library
View information about the Washington State Law Library, including location, hours, an online catalog, available materials and services, an online Ask a Librarian feature, and links to online legal research resources.
Legal Information Publications
The Washington State Bar Association offers downloadable publications on various legal topics including alternatives to court, consulting a lawyer, legal fees, financial protection for clients, criminal law, divorce, landlord-tenant, probate, wills, trusts, and signing of documents.
Motor Vehicle Information
The Washington State Department of Licensing offers information about driver's licenses, registration, records, suspension, and reinstatement.
Child Support Services
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; paternity establishment; custody and visitation; payment; forms; information for employers. A link to frequently asked questions is at the top of the page.
Court Resources, Publications, and Reports
View and download publications and reports by the Washington court system on various legal topics, such as family law, DUI, and small claims.
Legal Information for Women
Legal Voice provides self-help legal publications designed specifically for women in areas including family law, violence against women, consumer, employment, court procedure, LGBT rights, criminal law, civil rights, health, and estate planning.
Domestic Violence Information
View information about legal protection from domestic violence, harassment, and abuse, including types of protection orders; the protection order process; safety planning; guidelines for protection orders; and address confidentiality. Links are under "Helpful Information" in the left column.
Probate Information
View information about probate in Washington, including probate instructions, information for heirs and beneficiaries, forms, procedure, probate avoidance, and wills.
Criminal Record Sealing and Destruction
View a guide to sealing and destruction of court records, vacating convictions, and deleting criminal history records in Washington courts.
Therapeutic Courts
View information about "therapeutic" or "problem solving" specialized court programs in Washington, including Adult and Juvenile Drug Courts, Family Treatment Court, DUI Court, Domestic Violence Court, Mental Health Court, and Veterans Treatment Court. These courts can set up treatment in lieu of incarceration for some offenders with substance abuse and mental health problems.
Foreclosure Information and Mediation
View information and resources for Washington homeowners facing foreclosure, including counseling, loan modification programs, and property tax deferral. A link to the Washington Foreclosure Mediation Program, which can help homeowners and lenders negotiate and agreement, is in the right column.
State Laws
Search the Revised Code of Washington by keyword or citation, or browse the table of contents codes by title, chapter, and section.
Court Rules
View statewide court rules and Superior, District, and Municipal Court local rules.
Self-Help Information
View and download guides for self-represented parties in Superior Court civil proceedings, District Court, and Municipal Court, in English and Spanish. View information about Courthouse Facilitators, who provide assistance to self-represented parties in Superior Court family law cases.
Dispute Resolution Resources
View information about Washington State Dispute Resolution Centers, which provide mediation services to help parties resolve disputes without going to court.
Consumer Resources
The Washington Attorney General's Office offers information about consumer issues such as fraud, scams, disputes with companies, mediation and arbitration, court procedure, worker rights, and complaint filing; and links to other agencies for resolution of specific issues.
Senior Resources
The Washington Attorney General's Office offers information about senior fraud, death certificates and other issues regarding death, abuse of vulnerable adults, and filing Medicaid fraud complaints.
Domestic Violence Resources
Washington State Coalition Against Domestic Violence offers information about domestic violence, a list of hotlines and local programs and their websites, what to expect if you call a program or go to a shelter, and links to resources, and links to additional problem-solving resources. The "Resources" link on the right side of the menu bar provides links to many more domestic violence resources.
Child Support Information
The Washington State Department of Social and Health Services offers information about child support payments, applications, parent rights, eligibility, and direct deposit signup.
Crime Victims' Compensation
View information about Washington's Crime Victims Compensation Program, which can provide financial compensation for victims of violent crime who have suffered bodily injury or severe emotional distress. Links to forms and publications are included.
Cowlitz County Superior Court Telephonic Court Appearances
View information about Cowlitz County Superior Court CourtCall, which allows parties and attorneys to appear by telephone on selected civil motion dockets. This is a paid service; fee waiver request forms are provided.
Cowlitz County Superior Court Family Law Mediation and Settlement Conferences
View information about family law mediation and settlement conferences in Cowlitz County Superior Court, which can help parties resolve disputes in family law cases.
Cowlitz County Courthouse Facilitator
The Cowlitz County Courthouse Facilitator provides assistance to self-represented parties in family law cases, including selection and completion of forms, explanation of legal terms and court procedure, child support calculation, and referrals.

Legal aid, free services, lawyer referral

Cowlitz County Public Defenders
View information about the Cowlitz County Office of Public Defense, which provides free legal representation to indigent defendants facing possible incarceration, and in some juvenile cases.
Free and Low-Cost Legal Assistance
Search a directory of organizations offering free and low-cost legal assistance by location and legal issue, or view the alphabetical directory. Links to the organizations are provided.
Lawyer Referral and Legal Assistance
The Washington State Bar Association offers links to lawyer referral services by county, information about organizations providing free and low-cost legal services, tips for finding a lost will, and a Moderate Means Program that refers income-eligible parties to lawyers who offer reduced rates.
Complaints About Lawyers
View instructions for filing a complaint against a Washington lawyer. Complaints may be filed online or by downloadable form.
Lawyer Directory
Search the Washington State Bar Association directory of member attorneys by name, city, status, area of practice, and languages spoken.
Lawyer Discipline Notices
Search the Washington State Bar Association database of lawyer discipline notices by name, keyword, action type, and effective date.
Free Civil Legal Services Directory
View a directory of Washington organizations that provide free civil legal services, statewide and by county.
Complaints About Judges
View instructions for filing a complaint about a Washington judge. Links to the complaint form, records request form, and additional information are provided.
Free Civil Legal Help
Northwest Justice Project provides free civil legal assistance to income-eligible parties, information about types of cases handled, and video information about various legal topics. Applications are taken by telephone or online form submission.
Public Defender Offices
View a list of Washington public defender offices by county, with contact information and links to websites. Public Defenders provide free legal representation to indigent defendants facing possible incarceration, indigent parties facing civil mental health commitment, and indigent parents and juveniles in some juvenile court proceedings.
Civil Legal Aid Information and Resources
The Washington Office of Civil Legal Aid offers information about civil legal aid and links to providers.

Forms and related information

Cowlitz County Superior Court Forms
Search Cowlitz County Superior Court forms by category and keyword. Links to forms by category are in the right column.
Court Forms
View and download forms for use in Washington courts. Browse forms by category, or view a list of all forms. Links to instructions and additional information about forms, and King County family law forms in Spanish, are under "Related Links" in the right column.
Interactive Online Form Completion Assistance
Guided interviews assist the user to fill out Washington State court forms on selected legal topics, such as domestic violence and divorce.
Cowlitz County Superior Court Forms and Checklists
View and download Cowlitz County Superior Court forms and checklists, including family law and fee waiver


 
For information on other public records in Cowlitz County, Washington see the Cowlitz County, Washington Public Records Directory
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