The Civil Department handles all "general civil" cases in Superior Court. A general civil case begins when an individual or organization initiates a lawsuit against another individual or organization. Breach of contract, personal injury, and medical malpractice disputes are examples of this type of case.
Learn how arbitration can resolve certain disputes out of the court. Instead of a judge, impartial arbitrators make the legal decision.
Find civil arbitration and asbestos case forms from King County Superior Court.
Learn more about the King County Superior Court Chief Civil Department monthly Oath of Attorney ceremony.