Information regarding the Court's hours and COVID-19 response is at the bottom of this page: https://www.thurstoncountywa.gov/sc

Coming to the Family and Juvenile Court

COVID-19 updated September 18, 2020    PLEASE REVIEW THIS PAGE BEFORE CALLING COURT ADMINISTRATION. THANK YOU FOR YOUR PATIENCE DURING THIS TIME.

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 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.
 

Hours

Thurston County Family and Juvenile Court will be operating from 8:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m., Monday-Friday

1.  Information regarding Calendars and Operations please see below:

Trials: Until further notice, Court will hear trials only in higher priority cases.

Agreed Ex Parte Order Protocol  updated 6/19/2020

Dependency Motions posted 3/31/20

Family Law Emergency Motions Process updated 7/9/2020

Spanish Family Law Emergency Motions Process updated 5/18/2020

Judge's Copies Protocol updated 7/29/20

 updated 9/2/20

2.  Information on how to attend your hearing

Current list of calendars (Information on how each calendar is being heard and quick links to Zoom) updated 9/18/20

How to attend your virtual hearing by Zoom updated 9/18/20

How to attend your phone hearing by Bridge line updated 8/10/20

How to attend an ITA hearing by Zoom

Zoom video tutorials

3. Information related to Emergency Administrative Order No. 5 

Message Re FJC Court Update can be found here. posted 7/9/20

Message Re Family Law Motions starting June 1 can be found hereposted 5/29/20

Message Re Family Law Motions and Trials can be found here

More detailed information regarding the Family and Juvenile Court Calendars effective May 18, 2020 can be found here. 

FJC Court Calendar beginning June 1, 2020 can be found here.

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 Helpful Links and 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.
 

     

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