Kittitas County Superior Court

PER THE SUPREME COURT'S SECOND REVISED AND EXTENDER ORDER REGARDING COURT OPERATIONS ALL JURY TRIALS HAVE BEEN SUSPENDED UNTIL JULY 2020. IF YOU RECEIVED A JURY SUMMONS FOR MAY AND JUNE, YOU DO NOT NEED TO REPORT OR RETURN SAID FORM.

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**Please note that court recordings must the accessed using the Chrome browser, Internet Explorer is not compatible with the live streaming service provided by AVCapture.

In response to the public health emergency in the County of Kittitas State of Washington, the Kittitas County Superior Court has suspended jury service through April 30, 2020. All persons summoned for jury duty until May 4, 2020, do not need to call or come to Superior Court.

For specific details please see Second Revised and Extended Order Regarding Court Operations, Extended and Revised Order re Dependency and Termination Cases,Emergency Administrative Rule Dated May 8th, 2020, and Emergency Local Rule.

Per the Court’s Emergency Local Rule dated 04.20.2020 public access will be provided for telephonic hearings by allowing the public to listen to hearings contemporaneously. To do so follow these instructions:

For hearings before The Honorable L. Candace Hooper in Department 1 call 509-933-8299 and follow instructions: Meeting ID 025. If attendances call in before the host they will sit on hold for up to 15 minutes before being disconnected. If attendees call in after the host they would enter the attendee access code 1234.

For hearings before The Honorable Scott R. Sparks in Department 2 call 509-933-8299 and follow instructions: Meeting ID 533. If attendances call in before the host they will sit on hold for up to 15 minutes before being disconnected. If attendees call in after the host they would enter the attendee access code 9876.

If you have any questions or trouble connecting to the conference call contact: Superior Court Administrator at 509-962-7533 or Superior Court Clerk at 509-962-7531

For in person hearings, public access will be provided by allowing the public to enter the courthouse and attend the hearing. To do so, the public should access the 5th Street entrance. Security will be present to allow the public into the courthouse and direct them to the court and at the conclusion will direct them to the appropriate exit.

Welcome to Kittitas County Superior Court. Most trials and hearings are open to the public. We encourage our citizens to become more familiar with their courts.

If you have questions regarding accessing additional information about court process and programs, please feel free to contact Court Administration.

In Washington the Superior Court is the court of general jurisdiction, meaning that the court adjudicates almost all types of controversies including adult felony crimes, civil disputes, dissolutions and family law matters, juvenile offenders, matters involving children, real property disputes, and domestic violence issues.

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Kittitas County Superior Court
205 W. 5th Ave., Suite 207
Ellensburg WA 98926

509-962-7533
509-962-7667 fax
superiorcourt@co.kittitas.wa.us

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