Superior Court Clerk's Office
Office of the County Clerk
Clerk's Office Notifications
Amendments to the Superior Court Local Rules go into effect on September 1, 2016
To preview the rule changes, go to the Clerk's Local Court Rules page.
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King County's general jurisdiction trial court operating out of four courthouse locations.
King County's largest court of limited jurisdiction with ten locations throughout the County.
Electronic Filing and Service in King County Superior Court
Attorneys must electronically file (e-file) and serve (e-serve) documents using the Clerk’s online eFiling application, unless King County Local General Rule 30 provides otherwise. Some exceptions do apply. Non-attorneys are not required to e-file documents, but may do so. If a non-attorney chooses to e-file a document(s) they are required to promptly opt-in (register) to accept e-service and electronically serve e-filed documents as directed in LGR 30. More...
Filing Rules for Ex Parte and Probate Department Motions & Hearings
The King County Superior Court Ex Parte and Probate Department has adopted a policy and procedure for the presentation of ex parte matters. Notably, only certain matters are granted oral argument and the remaining matters must be submitted, in writing only, through the Clerk's office (i.e., "Ex Parte via the Clerk"). More...
National Award Winning ECR Program
The Clerk's Electronic Court Records (ECR) program won a 2007 Innovations in American Government Award from the Ash Institute for Democratic Governance and Innovation at the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University. More...
Washington Courts Resources, Informational Brochures and Guides
The mission of Washington courts is to protect the liberties guaranteed by the constitution and laws of the state of Washington and the United States; impartially uphold and interpret the law; and provide open, just and timely resolution of all matters. The Washington Courts website provides resources such as a guide to Washington State Courts and frequently used terms. More...
Welcome! The Superior Court Clerk's mission is to provide professional, high-quality Superior Court record, financial services and justice system programs; to ensure access to justice and integrity of the court process; and, to deliver consistent service that is courteous, prompt, accurate and impartial. Department wide, we value dedication, integrity, impartiality, confidence and diversity in the delivery of the court record services and programs.