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: https://bit.ly/2SldUPq)
(For more information on the county's COVID-19 response, visit: https://bit.ly/3ext6BG)
(For more information on essential functions, visit: https://bit.ly/3dwIBK8)
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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.