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Clerk’s Office hours
M - F: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Limited services 12:15 - 1:15 p.m.
The Clerk's Office at the Youth Services Center (Juvenile Court) is closed M - F: 12:15 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.
All Clerk's Office locations are closed on Court Holidays.
Electronic filing in King County Superior Court is mandatory for attorneys, with a few exceptions, per LGR30.
Non-attorneys may e-file but are not required to do so. More...
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Public Defender Certifications
The Washington Supreme Court adopted standards for indigent defense services which mandates the filing of a certification of compliance with the courts by public defenders practicing in adult criminal and juvenile offender cases. For 2015, the case number in which to file these certificates is 15-1-12051-1.
Filing Rules for Ex Parte Motions & Hearings
The King County Superior Court Ex Parte and Probate Department has adopted a policy and procedure for the presentation of ex parte matters. Notably, only certain matters are granted oral argument and the remaining matters must be submitted, in writing only, through the Clerk's office (i.e., "Ex Parte via the Clerk"). More...
Shorter Civil Case Schedule
The Superior Court's plan to shorten the Civil Case Schedule, from 17.5 months to 12 month, concludes in May 2015. See the timeline here: Civil Case Schedule Reduction .
Apply for Temporary Work at the Clerk's Office
Fill out the Temporary Employment Application. Candidates with basic office skills are placed on a list and then interviewed when positions open. Selected candidates are matched with a position that best fits the applicant and department. Temporary employment does not guarantee a specific number of hours nor ongoing employment.
The King County Jobs page lists current, permanent positions (full and part-time) open with the Clerk's Office (Department of Judicial Administration).