Upper Kittitas County District Court


If you are sick or experiencing flu-like symptoms such as a cough, fever, or other respiratory problems, or if you have been told by a Health Department Employee or Medical Professional to self-isolate or you have been referred for testing, please do not come into the Courthouse.

You may contact the Court in one of the following manners:

Court hearing have resumed.

  • Click this link to listen to a Livestream of Court Proceedings. **
    **Only available while court is in session. Also, please note that court recordings must be accessed using the Chrome browser. Internet Explorer is not compatible with the live streaming service provided by AVCapture.
  • If you are scheduled for a Court Hearing, you may appear for your hearing in person (proper COVID-19 guidelines must be followed), or remotely by WEBEX (phone or video).
    • For Webex by audio, dial from any phone:
      • 1-408-418-9388
      • Access Code: 146 613 2560
    • To appear by video for your hearing, navigate to:
  • Jury Trials will resume April 7, 2022.
  • If you are in need of a Protection Order, please contact the Court, you will be provided with the appropriate forms;
  • If you have any other Court matter, have a question or need assistance, please contact the Court;

The Upper District Court is one of two District Courts in Kittitas County. The presiding Judge of the Upper Kittitas County District Court is Craig Juris. The Court Administrator is Diana M. MacKenzie

Upper Kittitas County District Court is a Court of limited jurisdiction having statutory authority over criminal misdemeanors and gross misdemeanors, civil infractions, small claims, civil cases up to $100,000, vehicle impound hearings, requests for name change, protection orders including domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking and unlawful harassment.


Upper Kittitas County
District Court
700 E 1st ST
Cle Elum WA 98922

509-674-4209 fax

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Office Hours

Monday - Thursday
8 AM - 4:30 PM

8 AM - 12 PM
1 PM - 4:30 PM

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