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

YAKIMA COUNTY COURTS REMAIN OPEN

BUT ARE FUNCTIONING ON AN EMERGENCY BASIS

 

COURT HEARINGS ARE LIMITED TO EMERGENCY SITUATIONS TO REDUCE CIRCULATION OF THE COVID-19 VIRUS. 
EACH COURT IS HOLDING SPECIFIC HEARINGS TO ENSURE ACCESS TO JUSTICE FOR OUR COMMUNITY.

CONTACT THE COURTS DIRECTLY:

                                                                                                                      SUPERIOR COURT    509-574-2703

JUVENILE COURT   509-574-2090

                                                                                                                      DISTRICT COURT      509-574-1804

COUNTY CLERK      509-574-1430

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COURT UPDATES:

SUPERIOR COURT:

HEARING TYPES:

CRIMINAL ARRAIGNMENTS, PRELIMINARY APPEARANCES, PLEAS AND SENTENCES

EMERGENT CIVIL/DOMESTIC HEARINGS WILL BE HEARD BY PHONE

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE PETITIONS AND PERMANENT ORDERS

·         To appear by phone for pre-approved emergency domestic hearings, only, call (509) 574-2087, PIN # 2087, then #.

·         To appear by phone for pre-approved emergency civil hearings, only, call (509) 574-2907, PIN # 4321, then #.

·         To appear by phone for Domestic Violence Protection Order hearings, call (509) 574-2909, PIN # 4321, then #.

FAMILY COURT OFFICE:

·         Closed to public access – available by phone.  Reception: (509) 574-1894.  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:

HEARING TYPES:

IN-CUSTODY ARRAIGNMENTS

EMERGENT ANTI-HARASSMENT

IN CUSTODY PRELIMINARY APPEARANCE

IN CUSTODY PLEA AND SENTENCES

IN CUSTODY BAIL MOTIONS

PROBATION VIOLATIONS WITH A DISPOSITION OR SENTENCING FOR FAILURE TO COMPLY

 

JUVENILE COURT:

HEARING TYPES:

JUVENILE OFFENDER PRELIMINARY APPEARANCES

DEPENDENCY HEARINGS WILL BE CONDUCTED BY PHONE

Offender Docket

·         To appear by phone to your court hearing, call (509) 574-2905, PIN number 4321, followed by #.

·         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 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.

Dependency Court Docket
·         To appear by phone for your court hearing, PLEASE CALL (509) 574-2171, PIN number 2171, followed by #.

 

KEEP YOURSELF INFORMED BY RE-VISITING OUR WEBPAGES AS THERE MAY BE CHANGES.

 

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
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