Thurston County is accepting applications for a full-time Superior Court Commissioner. Application screening will begin Wednesday, October 13th, 2021. First interviews are tentatively scheduled to begin on Monday, October 18th, 2021. The position will remain open until filled. This is an appointed, "at-will" position and the Commissioner serves at the pleasure of the Superior Court Judges. For further information, please consult the Superior Court Commissioner Recruitment information.
updated August 4, 2021
Thurston County Superior Court issued Emergency Administrative Order No. 5 on July 10, 2020, A copy of Emergency Administrative Order
No. 5 can be found
Below is a non-exhaustive list of actions at
Thurston County Family and Juvenile Court to ensure that the Court addresses the health and well-being of court employees, litigants, attorneys, and the general public while performing its constitutional and statutory duties.
Thurston County Family and Juvenile Court will be operating from 8:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m., Monday-Friday. Court Administration is open 9:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m.- 4:00 p.m., Monday- Friday.
1. Information regarding Calendars and Operations please see below:
Click here to see a new message regarding Dependency Calendars posted 5/12/21
Notice from Judge Schaller and Judge Lanese regarding calendar changes effective June 28, 2021. Posted 6/14/21
Message from Judge Mary Sue Wilson regarding calendar changes effective March 1, 2021. Click here for notice. Posted 1/19/21
Message Re FJC Court Update can be found
Re Family Law Motions starting June 1 can be found
here. posted 5/29/20
Message Re Family Law Motions and Trials can be found
More detailed information regarding the Family and Juvenile Court Calendars effective May 18, 2020 can be found
FJC Court Calendar beginning June 1, 2020 can be found
4. Directives/Orders Regarding Covid 19
5. Resources for Families During Covid 19
Please remember there are many helpful resources including
Domestic Violence Resources and our
and resources page for many other legal, emergency, and community resources.
home page. Thank you for your patience. The Court will continue to post updates as needed on the Court’s
home page.Court Administration is encouraging all parties, litigants, and the public to look for information posted on the website or if necessary, contact Court Administration by email or phone, a list of numbers is available on the
Family and Juvenile Court 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.
2801 32nd Avenue SW
Tumwater, WA 98512
Thurston County Family and Juvenile Court
2000 Lakeridge Drive SW
Olympia, WA 98502
Days and Hours of Operation:
Family and Juvenile Court Administration Monday- Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m., except county or state holidays.
Contact the Court
Monday- Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. except county and state holidays.
After 5:00 p.m. week days, weekends, and holidays, please call (360) 709-3180.
How to Get There:
Other helpful information: