Public Access is Closed to MOST County Facilities Due to COVID-19.

In response to Governor Inslee's Stay Home, Stay Healthy Order and Safe Start Plan, Thurston County continues to operate under an essential services model. This is in effect
until Thurston County enters Phase 3 of the Safe Start Plan. Courts and other elected offices may operate under different hours or restrictions.

(Solid waste facilities are open. For more information, visit:
(For more information on the county's COVID-19 response, visit:
(For more information on essential functions, visit:
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Additional Resources

Washington Law Help
Self-help legal information pertinent to various statewide matters, including resources in other languages.

Vital Statistics - Washington State

For Washington State certified birth certificates, death certificates, marriage certificates and divorce certificates. 

Administrative Office of the Courts

Washington State Courts; court directories, FORMS, opinions, self-help, state law library, LEGAL RESEARCH ON THE INTERNET, and much more. 

Columbia Legal Services

Provides low-income people and potential clients with basic information about Columbia Legal Services as well as links to related civil equal justice delivery and support web sites.  

Northwest Justice Center

Self Help Materials, Forms and Tools; CLEAR (Coordinated Legal Education, Advice and Referral Service); Free Legal Assistance for Low-Income and Senior Citizens for Civil Problems. 

Thurston County Bar Association

Includes a listing of Thurston County Bar Association members and areas of practice as well as links to other information for lawyers and the public.

Washington State Bar Association

Information for the Public and Attorneys: Services, Licensing and Admissions, and Continuing Legal Education.

Thurston County Superior Court

Local Court Rules and information about the Thurston County Superior Court.

U.S. Courts  

Includes information and forms for Eastern and Western Washington U.S. District Courts and Bankruptcy Courts.