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Court Alerts


Attention jurors, court participants and attorneys.

If you’ll be coming to King County District Court in January, it is important to plan additional travel time, as the state closes the Alaskan Way Viaduct (SR 99) for approximately three weeks, beginning January 11, 2019. While the greatest delays will likely be experienced for the King County Courthouse in downtown Seattle, the road closure will impact travel throughout the region, so please plan ahead when coming to any of our courthouse locations.

For information on getting around Seattle during the closure, visit the county’s travel options page.
Learn more about Community Court and the Resource Center by watching our video.

King 5 News featured King County District Court’s innovative Community Court Program in a local news segment. Click to watch the video.
E-Filing for Civil Phase 1 cases is now live. Initial Civil Phase I launch includes only cases initiated with a civil summons and complaint; filing of a foreign judgment; filing of a money judgment from a district or municipal court; petition to challenge a drug based property forfeiture or a petition for the return of animals.

To see behind the scenes of our new Case Management System (CMS), and all of the upgrades we are making to enhance public access, watch this video about our project.

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Phone: 206-205-9200
Fax: 206-296-0596


Office of the Presiding Judge
King County District Court
516 Third Ave, Rm W-1034
Seattle, WA 98104

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