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Judicial Administration

Superior Court Clerk's Office

Department of Judicial Administration
Superior Court
Clerk's Office

King County Courthouse
516 3rd Ave, E609
Seattle, WA 98104-2386

Maleng Regional Justice Center
401 4th Ave N, 2C
Kent, WA  98032

Juvenile Division
1211 E. Alder St, Rm 307
Seattle, WA  98122

206-296-0100 TTY/TDD

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Welcome to the Superior Court Clerk's Office

New View  the amendments to the Superior Court Local Rules, effective September 1, 2015, here.

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 If you have questions, please call us at 206-296-9300 or e-mail us.


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. 

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. 

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Clerk's CLE Workshop for Attorneys & Legal Professionals    (10 WSBA Credits) Space is limited, register today!   More...

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...

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).

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Helpful links:

Court Records Online: Buy, view, and print case document online (25 cents per page).

e-Filing: Start a case, file papers for an existing case, serve a party, submit working copies to the court.

Online Records Requests:  Order copies of court documents online. Pay with a Credit Card or Internet Check.

Domestic violence :

Request Interpreter Services: ASL and 130+ languages

Drug Court: Learn about King County's Adult Drug Diversion Court.

ECR Program History: Learn how the Electronic Court Records program was developed. 

Law Library: Learn about King County's Public Law Library

Recorders Office: Access to 350+ King County document types, including real estate documents and marriage certificates.


The Clerk's Electronic Court Records (ECR) program won a 2007 Innovations in American Government Award from the Ash Institute for Democratic Governance and Innovation at the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University. More...