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Thurston County, Washington

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Superior Court

Family and Juvenile Court (FJC) is a department of Superior Court and hears juvenile offender matters as well as adoptions, family law, child dependency cases, civil domestic violence and other protection order cases, probate and guardianships.  Family & Juvenile Court also operates a juvenile detention facility.


Notice Regarding Calendar Changes Effective February 6, 2023 

Court Calendars

Updated Notices of Hearing for all calendars can be found on the Clerk's website by clicking here.

Throughout the Covid-19 pandemic, the Superior Court modified operations based on input from local public health.  The Court continues to receive regular updates from public health.  Based on current conditions, neither social distancing nor the wearing of facial coverings is required at our courthouses.   The Court encourages individuals to be aware of their circumstances and make individual decisions regarding protecting their health.  Remote participation continues to be available for many types of court proceedings and jury service deferrals may be requested based on individual or household health circumstances.   

Contact Us

Court Administration


Juvenile Probation and Detention


TTY Relay: 711

Detailed list of department personnel

Court Administration: 


Thurston County Family and Juvenile Court (FJC) is open Monday-Friday from 8:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m., except County or State Holidays.  

Court Administration is open Monday-Friday from 9:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m.- 4:00 p.m.

 La Corte Juvenil y de Familia estára abierto de Lunes a Viernes de 8:00 a.m. a 5:00 p.m.

Juvenile Department (Probation/Detention) is open Monday-Friday from 8:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m., except County or State Holidays.  After 5:00 p.m. on week days, weekends, and holidays, please call 360-709-3180


Street Address:

2801 32nd Avenue SW

Tumwater, WA 98512

Mailing Address:

Thurston County Family and Juvenile Court

2000 Lakeridge Drive SW

Olympia, WA 98502


Directions to the Family and Juvenile Court

Take the Bus

Parking is available off the street, directly to the right of the roundabout in front of Family and Juvenile Court.  

Bicycle racks are available in front of the court entrance.

Information Regarding Calendars and Operations

For lists of motion, special set, and canceled calendars please click here.

Adoptions Process 

Agreed/Uncontested Ex Parte Protocol 

Family Law Emergency Motions Process 

Spanish Mociones Ex Parte De Emergencia 

Initial Protection Order Hearings 

Judges Copies Process 

Letters of Guardianship 

Spanish Carta de Tutela 

Minor Guardianship: Click here for more information.


Dependency Updates & Protocols: 

Click here to see a new message regarding Dependency Calendars 

Dependency Bench Copies