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Date

Notice Regarding Protection Order Hearings in Ex Parte
August 30, 2022
Amendments to King County Superior Court Local Rules go into effect September 1, 2022
August 16, 2022
KCSC Welcomes New Judges Joe Campagna and Jaime Hawk
August 15, 2022
Changes to the Ex Parte Calendar
August 10, 2022
2022 CLE Workshop for Attorneys & Legal Professionals Webinar
August 1, 2022
Minor Guardianship (RCW 11.130) - Changes to LCR 98.22
July 27, 2022
Indigenous People's Day - October 10, 2022
July 1, 2022
KC Script Public Portal Webinar
July 1, 2022
Public Webinars
June 29, 2022
Clarification Regarding King County Superior Court Judicial Officer Jennifer Atchison
June 28, 2022
King County Superior Court Welcomes Judge Pro Tempore Jennifer Atchison
June 27, 2022
Proposed Child Support Orders with $0 Transfer Payment must be presented to the assigned Judicial Officer and will no longer be accepted in the Order for Review Queue
May 23, 2022
Matt Lapin Sworn in as King County Superior Court Judge
May 4, 2022
King County Superior Court Clerk's Office Systems Replacement Project - KC Script Portal and Webinar Information
March 28, 2022
Notice Regarding Cases Assigned to Dept. 12 - Judge Haydee Vargas
March 21, 2022
Notice Regarding Cases Assigned to Dept. 44 - Judge Jason Holloway
March 16, 2022
King County Superior Court Clerk's System Replacement Project - Release Date & Webinars; KC Script Offline This Weekend
March 15, 2022
Emergency Order 36 - Public Health, RE: Masking
March 11, 2022
New Judges to be Sworn in to King County Superior Court
March 10, 2022
Proposed Local Rule Changes Published for Comment
February 28, 2022
King County Major Incident Event - Update (1:30 p.m.)
February 23, 2020
King County Major Incident Event
February 23, 2022
King County Superior Court Clerk's Office Systems Replacement Project
February 10, 2022
2022 CLE Workshop for Attorneys & Legal Professionals Webinar
February 3, 2022
SEA / KNT Case Designation Process Change for Family Law
February 1, 2022
Emergency Order 35 - Suspension of In-Person Criminal Trials until February 11, 2022
January 13, 2022

King County Superior Court Guardianship, Conservatorship, and Other Protective Arrangements (RCW 11.130): Changes to Filing, Case Schedule and New Mandatory Forms

January 4, 2022
Superior Court Clerk Fee Schedule Revisions
January 3, 2022
Uniform Electronic Wills Act RCW 11.12.400 - 11.12.491
January 3, 2022
King County Superior Court Leadership Changes for 2022 - Revised
January 3, 2022
King County Superior Court Leadership Changes for 2022
December 29, 2021
Emergency Order 34 - Suspension of In-Person Criminal Trials for Two Weeks
December 29, 2021
Application Period for Superior Court Guardian ad Litem (GAL) Registries Open until December 24, 2021   November 8, 2021
SEA / KNT Case Designation Process Change
November 1, 2021
Notice Regarding Effective Date for Filing Actions Under the Uniform Guardianship Act (UGA, 11.130)    October 29, 2021
New Pro Tem Judges and Unified Family Court (UFC) Case Transfers
September 14, 2021
Customer Satisfaction Survey
September 7, 2021
New King County Superior Court Judges Jason Poydras and Matthew Segal
September 2, 2021
New Notice of Hearing and Changes to the Ex Parte Calendar
August 26, 2021
Minor Guardianship (RCW 11.130): Changes to Case Schedule and New Mandatory Forms
August 23, 2021
Public Webinars
August 17, 2021
Amendments to King County Superior Court Local Rules go into effect September 1, 2021
August 2, 2021
2021 CLE Workshop for Attorneys & Legal Professionals
July 28, 2021
Virtual (Zoom) Hearings on the Family Law Calendars
July 20, 2021
Mask Requirement, Social Distancing Remain in Effect at King County Superior Court
June 30, 2021
Implementing SB 5225 - Administrative Law Appeals
June 2, 2021
King County Superior Court and Clerk's Office - Closed May 21, 2021
May 21, 2021
Clerk's Alert:  Corrected Alert Regarding Zoom Hearings in Family Law
May 18, 2021
Reminder: General Rule 14 (GR 14) Formatting Requirements
May 12, 2021
Changes to Compensation Rates for Guardians ad Litem and Attorneys
May 6, 2021
Proposed Orders for the Family Law Motions Calendar
April 26, 2021
King County Superior Court and Clerk’s Office Closed, April 20, 2021 at 3:00 p.m.
April 20, 2021
New Scheduling System for Family Law Motions
April 6, 2021
Notice Regarding the Suspension of In-Person Civil Jury Trials until April 26, 2021
March 29, 2021
Proposed Local Rule Changes Published for Comment
February 26, 2021
Notice Regarding the Assignment of Jurors to Civil Jury Trials
February 24, 2021
2021 CLE Workshop for Attorneys & Legal Professionals Webinar
February 23, 2021
Notice Regarding Criminal and Civil In-Person Jury Trials and Juvenile Court Operations
January 27, 2021
New King County Superior Court Judges Hillary Madsen and Andrea Robertson
January 15, 2021
Superior Court Clerk Fee Schedule Revisions
January 4, 2021

Clerk's Alerts Archive


Case Management Procedures for Minor Guardianships in King County Superior Court
December 31, 2020
Notice Regarding Fee Increase for Electronic Working Copies
December 28, 2020
New Notice of Hearing and Changes to Ex Parte Calendar
December 23, 2020
Local Criminal Rule (LCrR) 3.2 Pretrial Release
December 14, 2020
Consumer Debt Garnishments
December 11, 2020
Non-Parental Custody Cases - Delay of Impending Law Change
December 10, 2020
King County Superior Court Leadership Changes for 2021
December 10, 2020
Notice Regarding Temporary Protection Order Hearings in the Ex Parte and Probate Department
November 25, 2020
King County Superior Court Launches Eviction Resolution Program
November 24, 2020
Application Period Open for 2021 Superior Court Minor Guardianship Attorney, Visitor, and Guardian ad Litem Registries
November 19, 2020
Consumer Debt Garnishments
November 12, 2020
King County Major Incident Event
November 9, 2020
Family Law Case Schedule Changes: Emergency Changes to the Confirmation of Issues Form and Status Conference (LFLR 4) November 5, 2020
Protection Orders Basics Webinar October 28, 2020
King County Superior Court Emergency Rules - LGR 31
October 28, 2020
Informal Family Law Trials: New Emergency Local Family Law Rule 23
October 23, 2020
Consumer Debt Garnishments
October 9, 2020
Notice Regarding a New Virtual Protection Order Office
October 2, 2020
Consumer Debt Garnishments
September 8, 2020
Notice Regarding the Assignment of Jurors to Civil Jury Trials
August 28.2020
New Chief UFC Calendar and Notice of Court Date
August 18, 2020
Amendments to King County Superior Court Local Rules go into effect September 1, 2020
August 12, 2020
Notice Regarding Resumption of Civil Jury Trials
August 11, 2020
Notice Regarding a New Family Law Notice of Court Date
August 7, 2020
Consumer Debt Garnishments August 6, 2020
2020 CLE Workshop for Attorneys and Legal Professionals Webinar
August 5, 2020
Changes to Ex Parte Calendars
July 24, 2020
Non-Parental Custody Cases - Impending Law Change, Early Notice
July 20, 2020
Update - Default Orders Now Accepted through Orders for Review to the Ex Parte and Probate Department
July 9, 2020
Improved Remote Accessibility for Family Law and Parentage Case Records
July 1, 2020
King County Superior Court Juvenile Division Leadership Change
June 26, 2020
King County Clerk's Office Customer Feedback Survey - Response Requested
June 15, 2020
Application Period Open for Superior Court Guardian Ad Litem Registries
June 12, 2020
Face Coverings Now Required at All Superior Court Locations
June 11, 2020
Notice Regarding Drop-In Childcare Closure at the Maleng Regional Justice Center
June 5, 2020
Consumer Debt Garnishments Prohibited
June 3, 2020
Changes to Family Law Calendars
May 28, 2020
Notice Regarding Cases Assigned to Dept. 51 - Judge Cindi S. Port
May 6, 2020
Announcing a Law Enforcement Extreme Risk Protection Order E-Filing Process
April 24, 2020
Consumer Debt Garnishments Prohibited
April 17, 2020
Notice Regarding Submission of Certain Agreed Family Law Orders to the Ex Parte and Probate Department
April 14, 2020
Notice Regarding Cases Assigned to Dept. 19 - Judge Nelson Lee
April 8, 2020
Modified Probate Case Filing Procedures
April 3, 2020
Update from the Ex Parte & Probate Department re: Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Response
March 30, 2020
Family Law Motions Calendar Procedures: Emergency Changes to LFLR 6
March 25, 2020
Family Law Calendars
March 20, 2020
Limited Counter Services Starting Monday 3/16/2020
March 16, 2020
Proposed Local Rule Changes Published for Comment
March 5, 2020
Cases assigned to Judge Bill Bowman - Dept. 19
February 5, 2020
Family Law Case Schedule Change
January 31, 2020
Focus Group on the Replacement of the eFiling System
January 14, 2020