Court Operation Updates (COVID-19)


At the bottom right hand corner of each page of this website there is a “Select Language” option.  Click on the arrow and choose the preferred language from the list that appears and it will automatically change the web page to your preferred language.


En la parte inferiora la derecha de cada página web hay una opción para seleccionar idioma.Oprima la flecha y seleccione el idioma preferido de la lista que aparece y la página web cambiaráautomáticamente a su idioma preferido.


The Courts remain committed to ensuring access to justice for all members of our community.  Most court hearings are being held by telephone or by video appearance to help reduce transmission of the COVID-19 virus.  Please keep yourself informed by re-visiting our web pages as there may be changes.

Please contact the individual court (listed below) for answers to specific questions and services.

SUPERIOR COURT 509-574-2710

All Superior Court and criminal and civil jury trials remain suspended until at least July 6, 2020 as per the Washington State Supreme Court Second Revised and Extended Order Regarding Court Operations dated April 29, 2020 (link found below).

Superior Court Civil and Domestic Hearings and Trials as of May 11, 2020 - information can be found here.  

Programacion de Audiencias y Juicios de lo Civil y de lo Familiar Comenzando el 11 de mayo de 2020


Closed to public access – available by phone. Facilitator: 509 574-2695.  The Court Facilitator will schedule appointments to be heard by phone. Divorce Orientation classes are scheduled to be held via conference call. Number will be provided by the Facilitator.

DISTRICT COURT 509-574-1804

JUVENILE COURT 509-574-2090

If you have any questions about accessing your court hearing, please contact Juvenile Court at 509-574-2090. 

 The Juvenile Court Probation Office is currently closed to the public.  If you need to contact your probation officer, please call the front desk at 509-574-2090 between 8:30 AM and 5:00 PM.

Covid-19 Yakima Superior Court and Washington Supreme Court Orders

Please be advised that the orders will likely be modified as the court continues to respond to the COVID-19 situation. Additional information is contained in the orders listed below.  Also, please be advised that these orders impact court operations for Superior, District and Juvenile Court. 

Yakima County Superior & District Court Emergency Order, March 16, 2020

Yakima County Superior Court Emergency Order, March 20, 2020

Yakima County Superior and District Court Emergency Order March 30, 2020

Yakima County Superior Court Order Supplementing 3/16/2020 & 3/30/2020 Order May 1, 2020

Yakima County Superior Court Order Supplementing Order Entered 5/1/2020 June 23, 2020

Yakima County Superior & Juvenile Courts Emergency Order RE: Public Health, June 25, 2020

WA Supreme Court Amended Emergency Order March 20, 2020

WA Supreme Court Revised & Extended Order Re Court Operations April 13, 2020

WA Supreme Court 2nd Revised & Extended Order RE: Court Operations April 29, 2020

WA Supreme Court Extended and Revised Order Re: Civil Commitment Proceedings April 29, 2020

WA Supreme Court Extended & Revised Order RE: Dependency & Termination Cases April 30, 2020

WA Supreme Court 3rd Revised & Extended Order Re Court Operations May 28, 2020

WA Supreme Court Amended 3rd Revised & Extended Order Re Court Operations May 29, 2020

WA Supreme Court Order RE: Modification of Jury Trial Proceedings, June 18, 2020

NOTICE: If you are feeling ill you should not enter the courthouse.