Thurston County District Court is located at: Building 3 at 2000 Lakeridge Dr. SW Olympia, WA 98502. Customer service is available from 8:30AM to 12:00PM and 1:00PM to 4:30PM.
The front counter and phones are closed between 12:00PM and 1:00PM, you can also use the chat button at the bottom of the web page to connect with a clerk from 8:30 to 12:00 and from 1:00 to 4:00.
If you need to find a court date, please view our Court Calendar.
Want to get text message reminders about your upcoming court dates? Fill out this text reminder request form and you will get a reminder a week, three days, and one day before each court date.
If you are paying a traffic ticket, requesting a deferral or mitigation of a traffic ticket, contesting a traffic ticket, or requesting public records, you don't have to come court. Use the links to Respond to my Ticket or Records Requests available on this page. You can complete these transactions without coming to the courthouse.
To file a petition for protection/anti-harassment order, please click here, scroll to the bottom of the page and click on "How do I file a petition online?"
To submit a name change petition, click here. Then click on "How do I petition to change my name?" for adult name changes or "How do I petition to change my child's name?" to change the name of a minor.
The court provides many service options available through this website. If you would like additional help or information, we are available to you through the LiveChat option below, email at: TCDC@co.thurston.wa.us, or you may call 360-786-5450.
HOW TO ADDRESS YOUR COURT CASE WITHOUT COMING TO COURT
If you have a court hearing scheduled, you may appear via Zoom instead of coming to the courthouse. If you did not get information in your summons about how to appear remotely, call the Court at 360-786-5450 or use the chat button at the bottom of this page to find out how. If you are appearing for a criminal matter, you must talk with your attorney first.
To attend your hearing via Zoom, click the meeting code for your assigned courtroom.
For more information or if you cannot attend by Zoom, use the chat feature below or call the court at 360-786-5450.
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DISTRICT COURT NEWS
If you would like to observe a court hearing, please view the virtual calendar for court times and YouTube channel information.
Thurston County District Court holds virtual Civil Motion Hearings on Fridays at 1:30. Prior to filing you must either email the Civil Department or call them at 360-754-4102 to schedule your hearing date and receive instructions on filing your motion. Please provide your case number when contacting us to schedule. We cannot schedule a hearing without the case number.
In 2017, Thurston County District Court conducted a Procedural Justice study in collaboration with the Center for Court Innovation. The site visit report can be found here.
District Court Location2000 Lakeridge Drive Southwest
Olympia, WA 98502-6045
2000 Lakeridge Drive SW, Building 3
Olympia, WA 98502