Yakima County Courts

Welcome to our Yakima County Courts’ website. We hope this site will help you find answers to your questions about the court system. This website is not meant to decrease our interaction with you, only to enhance it. I am exceedingly proud of our Court employees and their quest for excellence. This website is a product of their professionalism and dedication to providing the best possible service to all of you. Our Judges, Court Commissioners and employees are all committed to ensuring equal access to justice and enhancing public confidence in the court system. If you do not find what you need on the website, please contact us for assistance. If you have suggestions for how we can continue to improve this web site to provide the information you need, we will be happy to hear from you.

Jessica Humphreys
​Court Services Director


IMPORTANT:  TO READ THIS MESSAGE IN ANOTHER LANGUAGE
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.

IMPORTANTE:  PARA LEER ESTA INFORMACIÓN EN OTRO IDIOMAEn 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.

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.

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

FAMILY COURT OFFICE 509 574-1894

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.

2020 COURT HOLIDAYS

Holiday Date
New Year's Eve Wednesday, January 1
Martin Luther King Jr. Day Monday, January 20
President's Day Monday, February 17
Memorial Day Monday7, May 25
Independence Day Friday, July 3
Labor Day Monday, September 7
Veterans Day Wednesday, November 11
Thanksgiving Day Thursday, November 26
Day after Thanksgiving Friday, November 27
Christmas Day Friday, December 25