Court Operation 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.  Court hearings are being held by Zoom with both telephone and video options to help reduce transmission of the COVID-19 virus.  Please keep yourself informed by re-visiting our web pages as there may be changes.  

As of July 1, 2021, Jury selection and trials are held in person, at the courthouse.  

NOTICE: Superior Court has entered an Emergency Order Regarding Public Health in Yakima County Superior and Juvenile Courts with requirements regarding facial coverings, good hygiene, health screening questions. etc.  Please click HERE to review the Court Order for further information.  If you are not feeling well you should not enter the courthouse.

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

SUPERIOR COURT 509-574-2710

FAMILY COURT OFFICE 509 574-1894  Espanol 509 574-1894 or email at FamilyCourtFacilitator@co.yakima.wa.us.  

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.

Covid-19 Yakima County Superior and Juvenile Court Orders and Washington State 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

WA Supreme Court Order Extending Excluded Period and Adopting Related Emergency Measures, September 10, 2020

WA Supreme Court 4th Revised & Extended Order RE: Court Operations October 13, 2020