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Document filing methods

Except as required by Local General Rule (LGR) 30: Mandatory Electronic Filing and Service, documents to be filed into Superior Court cases may be submitted to the Clerk in-person, by mail or electronically.  Learn more about document filing methods ...


Electronic Filing & Service

Attorneys must electronically file (e-file) all documents using the Clerk’s online eFiling application, unless Superior Court's Local General Rule (LGR) 30 provides otherwise. Some exceptions do apply.  Non-attorneys are not required to e-file documents, but may do so.  Learn more about e-Filing ...


e-Working Copies

eWorking Copies provides you the option to electronically send documents to be assembled into professional quality working copies and delivered to the Court.  Instead of printing, tabbing and arranging for delivery to the courthouse, you can literally send your working copies to the Court with a few key strokes and clicks of the mouse!  Learn more about e-Working Copies ...

 

Ex Parte via the Clerk

Per LCR 40.1, matters to be submitted to the King County Ex Parte and Probate Department via the Clerk may be submitted for presentation either electronically through the eFiling Application or in hard copy delivery by mail or in-person to the Clerk's Office.  The method used to submit for presentation will not impact the processing time or order in which matters are submitted to the Ex Parte Department.  Learn more about Ex Parte via the Clerk ...

 

Clerk's Papers for Appeals

In the appellate court process, Clerk's Papers are the portion of the superior court case file that is identified (designated) by a party seeking review to be sent by the King County Superior Court (also referred to as the trial court) to the Court of Appeals or Supreme Court (also referred to as the appellate court) for purposes of an appeal or discretionary review.  Learn more about Clerk's Papers ...

 

Will Repository

The King County Superior Court Clerk's Office is a safe and private place to keep a will. Bring the original will to the clerk's office with a completed Will Repository Cover Sheet and $20, the clerk will accept, seal and store the will securely. No one can see it while you are still alive, unless they have a court order.  Learn more about the Will Repository ...

 

Clerk's Trust Fund

Funds held in trust by the Clerk's Office on behalf of a superior court case litigant, or for any purpose, are deposited into a separate fund called the "clerk's trust fund."  A case party may request that the clerk transfer case funds totaling $2,000.00 or more into an interest-bearing or investment account.  Learn how and  more about the Clerk's Trust Fund ...