Thurston County facilities are now open to the public with restrictions, including maintaining physical distancing of at least six feet at all times and, per the Washington State Secretary of Health’s face covering order wearing a cloth face covering or mask. If you come to county facilities, please be prepared for potentially long wait times or lines due to distancing guidelines. We continue to encourage residents to access county services online, by phone, by email, or through the use of drop boxes located outside of county buildings.
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Contact Information

The Clerk's Office is open Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  It is closed on weekends and holidays.

 

When contacting the Clerk's Office, please have the following information ready:

  • Your name
  • Your phone number
  • Your case number; and
  • Your question.

 

Civil and Criminal Cases

General Information(360) 786-5430
  
Manager(360) 786-5435
Financial Manager(360) 754-4439
Collections Officer(360) 786-5591

 

Family and Juvenile Cases

General Information(360) 709-3260
  
Manager(360) 709-3271
Clerk's Coordinator(360) 709-3267
Domestic Violence Liaison(360) 709-3268
Family Court Facilitator(360) 709-3269

 

Mailing Address

Thurston County Clerk's Office
2000 Lakeridge Dr SW, Bldg #2
Olympia, WA   98502

 

 

Email Address

County_Clerk@co.thurston.wa.us

 

Clerk Staff CAN Provide

  • The status of a specific case, unless the case, or information in the case, is not available for public access.
  • The court file on a specific case for review unless the case is "confidential".
  • General information on court rules, procedures and practices.
  • Generally available court-approved forms.
  • Guidance on how to compute deadlines and due dates.
  • Court schedules and information on how to get matters scheduled.

 

Clerk Staff CANNOT

  • Provide legal advice*.
  • Advise you on whether or not you should file a case.
  • Advise you to take any particular action in a case.
  • Tell you what words to put on a form.
  • Advise you on what to say in court.
  • Speculate on what decision a judge may make.

 

* Legal Advice:  Clerk staff can provide information only, not legal advice. If you need legal advice, please contact an attorney. If you do not have an attorney, you may want to visit the Thurston County Bar Association's website for the name of an attorney practicing in this area.