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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

206-296-9300
206-296-0100 TTY/TDD

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SC Clerk's Office

King County Superior Court Records

King County Superior Court Records FAQ’S

General Access Information:

The Department of Judicial Administration is responsible for keeping all King County Superior Court case files dating back to 1854. Case files are, with some exceptions, public records and available for viewing by the general public. All cases filed in King County beginning January 1, 2000, are available as image files for viewing electronically. As part of an ongoing project, the majority of case files from 1990 to 1999 have been converted to scanned images. Case files preserved on microfilm are available in paper form.

Case files are, with some exceptions,  public records and available for viewing by the general public. The only records that are not subject to public inspection are those sealed by court order, protected by Court Rules, the Revised Code of Washington or Washington Administrative Code.

To search for your case number use resources below

  • Search for cases from July 1979 to present, Click here
  • To search for cases before 1979, Click here

Click here for instructions on obtaining copies of court documents 

    Click here for instructions on obtaining copies of court proceedings (hearings)

    Click here to inquire about obtaining a transcript of a court proceeding