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
Superior Court 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 IDIOMA

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.

 

Yakima County Courts are Open

The Courts remain committed to ensuring access to justice for all members of our community. Court hearings have resumed in person. If you are a participant in a Superior Court hearing, and you need to attend by Zoom, please contact the Court Administrator's Office for information at (509) 574-2710.


You can review our COVID-19 response plan here.


Please keep yourself informed by visiting here often as there may be changes.

 

Jury Service Information

Effective July 12, 2021, jury selection and trials are back in the courthouse.

Yakima County Superior Court has modified its jury selection process to accommodate the changing COVID-19 landscape. All prospective jurors regardless of vaccination status are required to wear a mask. All people attending jury selection will be asked health screening questions and have their temperature checked upon arrival to the third floor of the courthouse. All jury selection is performed in person. 
 
If you have any questions about your jury service, please contact the Jury Administration Office at 509-574-1450.

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

  1. Juvenile Justice Center

    1728 Jerome Avenue

    Yakima, WA 98901

    Phone: 509-574-2090


    Hours of Operation (Closed Holidays)

    Lobby Hours

    Monday – Friday 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM

    Closed Daily; 12:00 PM – 12:30 PM

     

    Office Hours

    Monday – Friday 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

    Closed Daily; 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

  1. Superior Court

    Richard H. Bartheld

    Superior Court Presiding Judge

    Jessica Humphreys
    Yakima County Superior Court Director


    Email Us

    128 N 2nd Street

    Room 314

    Yakima, WA 98901

    Phone: 509-574-2710

     

    Hours of Operation (Closed Holidays)

    Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

    Closed Daily; 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Yakima County District Court

Union Gap Municipal Court

Moxee Municipal Court

128 N 2nd Street, Room 225

Yakima, WA 98901

Contact Us


Main Phone: 509-574-1804

Main Fax: 509-574-1801

Civil Phone: 509-574-1820

Civil Fax: 509-574-1851

Collections: 509-574-1840

Records Request: 509-574-1811

Marriage Info: 509-574-1779

 

Hours of Operation (Closed Holidays)

Monday - Friday 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM

Department of Assigned Counsel
104 N. 1st Street

Yakima, WA 98901
Main: 509-574-1160
Fax: 509-574-1161
 
Hours of Operation 
(Closed Holidays)

Monday - Friday 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM

Closed Daily; 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

State v. Blake Questions

If out of custody call: 509-574-1160

If in custody at the Yakima County Jail call: 509-574-1140

Pre-Trial Services

Jennifer Wilcox

Administrative Supervisor

Email Us

 

128 N. 2nd Street

Room B18 (Basement of Courthouse)

Yakima, WA 98901

Phone: 509-574-1872

 

Hours of Operation (Closed Holidays)

Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Closed Daily; 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

 

2022 COURT HOLIDAYS

Holiday Date
Martin Luther King Jr. Day Monday, January 17, 2022
President’s Day Monday, February 21, 2022
Memorial Day Monday, May 30, 2022
Juneteenth Monday, June 20, 2022
Independence Day Monday, July 4, 2022
Labor Day Monday, September 5, 2022
Veterans Day Friday, November 11, 2022
Thanksgiving Day Thursday, November 24, 2022
Day following Thanksgiving Day Friday, November 25, 2022
Christmas Day Monday, December 26, 2022
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