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Kittitas (pronounced 'KITT-i-tass') County is located in central Washington
State. It spans from the lush forested Cascade Mountains to the upper Yakima River Valley plains and
the Columbia River.
A Guardian ad Litem is a person appointed by the court to protect and represent the interests of one
incapable of acting on his or her own behalf, such as a child or incompetent person. The laws of Washington
require that each court establish a registry of preapproved guardians ad litem for each case type. The
following is a summary of Kittitas County procedures for the appointment of guardians ad litem.
Kittitas County has a total area of 2,333 square miles. The highest point in the county is Mount Daniel at 7,959 feet above sea level.