Family Court

Title 26 

   Guardian ad Litem Training

Thurston County Superior Court will be offering an in-person Family Law Guardian ad Litem Certification Training

        Training Dates:

         Sept. 20, 21, 22, 28 & 29th 

*Times will vary per day*


The Atrium, 3000 Pacific Ave SE, Olympia 98501



This training is being offered to Judicial Officers, attorneys, DGALs, potential GALs 

and a required training for current Thurston County Pro Tems and Title 26 GALs.



CJEs and CLEs Available (pending approval)


Thurston County Family and Juvenile Court  360.709.3231


*Completion of this training does not guarantee placement on the Thurston County GAL Registry.


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Mission Statement

The mission of Family Court Services is to serve the families of Yakima County with solutions for difficult family transitions in a respectful, professional and timely way.  

Family Court Services

Family Court Services provides the residents of Yakima County with a variety of services for families involved in Family Court and Guardianship cases. 

Visitation Guidelines

Contact Us

  1. Family Court

    Angela Gutierrez

    Family Court Facilitator
    128 N 2nd Street, Room 213

    Yakima, WA 98901

    Email Us

    Phone: 509-574-2695

    Español: 509-574-1894


    Magally Martinez

    Family Court Assistant

    (509) 574-1894


    Hours of Operation (Closed Holidays)

    Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

    Closed Daily; 11:45 AM – 1:00 PM