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.
The availability of remote services vary by office and department.

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Juvenile Team

​The Juvenile Team handles all cases involving defendants under 18 years of age. The exception to this is if the crime warrants the youth be tried as an adult, in which case it would be referred to the Felony Team.

The Team is located at the Thurston County Family and Juvenile Court Directions and Map.

Some cases may be eligible for pre-trial Diversion as an alternative to prosecution.

Information concerning Juvenile Domestic Violence.

The following is a typical schedule of events of Superior Court hearings. Any questions about time periods or case specific items should be referred to the defense attorney handling the matter:

  • Detention Hearing
  • Charge
  • Arraignment
  • Pre-Trial Conference
  • Status Conference
  • Trial
  • Status Conference
  • Disposition
  • Restitution Hearing (if not ordered at the disposition hearing)

Juvenile Team
2801 32nd Ave SW
Tumwater, WA 98512
Voice: 360-709-3230
Fax: 360-709-3242