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King County Superior Court

King County’s General Jurisdiction Trial Court

Information For Litigants

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

1.    When is my hearing?  When am I supposed to come to court?

2.    How do I find out the status of my case?  How do I get information about my case?

3.    Where can I get copies of my court records?

Read a complete list of the MOST FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS IN SUPERIOR COURT.

NEW TO THE COURT?  HAVE QUESTIONS ABOUT WHAT TO EXPECT?

GENERAL

FAMILY LAW (Divorce, Child Support)

    • Family Law Facilitators Office.  Contact this office if you don't have an attorney.  They can give you the necessary forms and tell you how to file your action with the court.
    • Family Law Orientation.  If you don't have an attorney, you must attend this class within 30 days after filing your action with the court.

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE / ANTI-HARASSMENT

LANDLORD-TENANT PROBLEMS

    • Housing Justice Project.  This program, sponsored by the King County Bar Association, serves low-income tenants facing eviction in King County.

JUVENILE OFFENDERS (If your child has been arrested)

JUVENILE DEPENDENCY (If your child has been removed from your home by the state)

    • Parents for Parents Program.  This program will connect you with parents who have been through the dependency system and got their children back.  The program also will teach you want to expect.

AT-RISK YOUTH (If your child is out of control)

    • At-Risk Youth Program.  This program allows you to seek help from the court in handling your out-of-control child.

WHERE IS SUPERIOR COURT?  HOW CAN I FIND WHERE I'M SUPPOSED TO GO?

STEP 1:  Check your court paperwork.  Does it tell you where to appear?

STEP 2:  Second, if you are confused or have questions, call the Clerk's Office at (206) 296-9300.

STEP 3:  Third, visit the following webpages to find street addresses and directions:

HOW CAN I CALL THE COURT?