NEWS/Operations Updates: COVID-19
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YAKIMA COUNTY COURTS REMAIN OPEN
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.
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.
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.
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.
NOTICE: If you are feeling ill you should not enter the courthouse.