Cash, checks, money orders, debit card and credit cards are acceptable when making payments in person. Checks and money orders are acceptable for payments made via mail. There are a couple of exceptions: 1) checks are not an acceptable when making a rent payment in Unlawful Detainer actions; and they are not acceptable for bail payments.
LFO payments may be made in-person, via mail, by phone or online.
Cash, checks, money orders, debit card and credit cards are acceptable when making payments in-person. Checks and money orders are acceptable for payments made via mail. Credit cards, debit cards and electronic checks are acceptable for online payments.
To obtain a copy of publicly available court documents:
Copy costs per document:
It is a copy of a document you have filed, stamped with the filing date (and Judge's name if an Order was signed),
Bring an extra copy of your document with you to the Clerk's office when you file.
If filing by mail, include your request for conformed copies; provide the copies you would like stamped and returned; and enclose a self-addressed, stamped envelope. Be sure adequate postage has been provided.
Thurston County Clerk's Office2000 Lakeridge Dr. SW, Bldg. 2Olympia, WA 98502
Yes. Local Court Rule (LCR) 10(e) requires that documents filed for all civil, probate, guardianship, and family law cases have the following box placed in the upper left-hand corner of the first page. The box must be filled in prior to filing.
Bench copies are an extra copy of the documents for the Judge or Court Commissioner. Bench copies should be provided to the Superior Court Administrator's Office. They are not filed at the Clerk's Office.