Coming to the Family and Juvenile Court

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

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:

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

Adoptions Process updated 11/20/2020

Agreed/Uncontested Ex Parte Protocol updated 6/24/22

Family Law Emergency Motions Process updated 2/16/22

Spanish Mociones Ex Parte De Emergencia actualizada 11/17/2020

Initial Protection Order Hearings posted 11/2/20

Judges Copies Protocol updated 3/15/21

Letters of Guardianship posted 4/13/2020

Spanish Carta de Tutela posted 4/23/2020

Minor Guardianship: Click here for more information.

Orientation updated 3/15/21

Dependency Updates & Protocols: 

Click here to see a new message regarding Dependency Calendars posted 5/12/21

Dependency Motions updated 3/12/21

2.  Information on how to attend your hearing

How to attend your virtual hearing by Zoom updated 8/2/21

Commissioner's Calendar schedule with Zoom links

Judge's Calendar schedule with Zoom links

How to attend an ITA hearing by Zoom

Zoom video tutorials

 Please remember there are many helpful resources including Domestic Violence Resources and our Helpful Linksand resources page for many other legal, emergency, and community resources

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 home page. Thank you for your patience. The Court will continue to post updates as needed on the Court’s home page.


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.

Street Address:
2801 32nd Avenue SW
Tumwater, WA 98512

Mailing Address:
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:

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