COURT'S EMERGENCY COVID OPERATIONS
Effective May 9, 2022


Do I appear In-person or via Zoom?

CRIMINAL HEARINGS
  • Defendants shall appear via Zoom for pre-trial hearings.
  • Defendants shall appear in-person for a Change of Plea or Sentencing Hearing.
  • Defense Attorneys may appear via Zoom or in-person for pre-trial hearings.
  • Testimonial Hearings such as 3.5/3.6 or Motions in Limine will be held in-person.
  • At the discretion of the Presiding Judge, a limited number of family members, friends and spectators will be permitted in the courtroom during the Monday Criminal docket.
  • Other persons wanting to observe the criminal docket may do so via YouTube.

CIVIL & DOMESTIC FAMILY LAW HEARINGS

  • Attorneys or litigants may appear via zoom or in-person for motion calendar dockets.
  • Parties shall appear in-person for any trials or testimonial hearings.

PROTECTION ORDER HEARINGS

  • Attorneys or participants may appear via zoom or in-person.

THERAPEUTIC COURT HEARINGS

  • Drug Court will be held in-person
  • Family Recovery Court will be held in-person.

DEPENDENCY HEARINGS

  • Dependency Motion Docket will be conducted via Zoom for Parents & DCYF.
  • Attorneys may appear in person for any hearings.
  • Shelter Care Hearings will be held in-person only.

JUVENILE CRIMINAL HEARINGS

  • Juvenile Motion Docket will be held via Zoom.
  • Juvenile Fact Findings (Trials) may be held in person.


Zoom information can be found below on the daily calendars.

Court's General Order 2022-02 dated April 20, 2022, and Amended General Order 2022-02 dated May 3, 2022, modifies operations of the Court. Click here for the Court's Emergency Order






Video, audio recording and still photography are prohibited pursuant to Washington State General Rule 16 unless permission is granted by the Presiding Judge.
YouTubeSM
Some hearings are streamed live. To observe these proceedings, you may access the hearings via YouTube here: 
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCbJe77-7O4np6YkiUyGMGnA/videos





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To attend your court hearing via Zoom, please use one of the following Zoom links below.
Please Note: The Zoom links are only for parties involved in a case and not for the public - please use the public YouTube link above to observe.
Monday 
Time Calendar        (Calendar will be on a Tuesday if Monday is a holiday) Judge / Commissioner
cal Daily Schedule Click Here
(Final schedule posted by 5:00 p.m. the day before)
 
8:00
9:00
10:30
11:15
1:00
2:00
2:30
3:30
Criminal Adult                
Criminal Adult               
Criminal Adult   
AM Criminal Conflicts         
Criminal Adult                    
Criminal Adult 
Criminal Preliminary Appearances
PM Criminal Adult Conflicts
KS Zoom ID: 775 605 5539 / Telephone: +1 (253) 215-8782
Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/7756055539
ATTORNEYS IN-PERSON or VIA ZOOM -  DEFENDANTS VIA ZOOM UNLESS CHANGE OF PLEA, SENTENCING, OR TRIAL

 Judge Svoboda



8:30
9:00
Civil Motions 
Family Law/Domestic – Attorneys
JS Zoom ID: 487 855 2564 / Telephone +1 (253) 215-8782
Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/48Jus78552564
IN-PERSON or VIA ZOOM

Judge Edwards
Judge Mistachkin
9:00 Protection Orders 
Zoom ID: Protected, Contact Court Administration (360) 249-5311 ext 2
IN-PERSON or VIA ZOOM

Commissioner
1:00
1:00
Paternity
Family Law/Domestic – Pro Se (non-represented)
PS Zoom ID: 997 658 2668 / Telephone: +1 (253) 215-8782   
Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/9976582668  
IN-PERSON or VIA ZOOM
 
  
Commissioner
1:30 Civil Special Set
JS Zoom ID: 487 855 2564 / Telephone +1 (253) 215-8782
Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/48Jus78552564
IN-PERSON or VIA ZOOM

Judge Edwards






































Tuesday
Time Calendar Judge / Commissioner
cal Daily Schedule Click Here
(Final schedule posted by 5:00 p.m. the day before)
 
9:00 ITA Court (Aberdeen) (date/time subject to change with holidays)
Zoom ID: 829 7382 6082  Passcode: 123
VIA ZOOM ONLY - Observers may appear via Zoom with the name "Observer"

Commissioner
1:00

Criminal Preliminary Appearances (time subject to Change) 

Judge Svoboda
1:30 ITA Court (McCleary) (date/time subject to change with holidays)
Zoom ID: 829 7382 6082  Passcode: 123
VIA ZOOM ONLY - Observers may appear via Zoom with the name "Observer"

Commissioner
2:30 Drug Court
IN-PERSON

Judge Mistachkin

















Wednesday
Time Calendar Judge / Commissioner
cal Daily Schedule Click Here
(Final schedule posted by 5:00 p.m. the day before)
 
9:00

Juvenile Dependency
JS Meeting ID: 920 8433 0009 Pass: GHC / Phone:+1 (253)215-8782
Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/92084330009?pwd=Y2g4UEdWbzRYRzR4RjV0YVB5aDJldz09 
VIA ZOOM

Judge Mistachkin
1:00

Criminal Preliminary Appearances (time subject to Change)


Judge Svoboda
1:30 Juvenile Dependency Fact Findings (Alternating weeks)
IN-PERSON

Judge Mistachkin
2:30 Family Recovery Court (Alternating weeks)
IN-PERSON

Judge Mistachkin
















Thursday
Time Calendar Judge / Commissioner
cal Daily Schedule Click Here
(Final schedule posted by 5:00 p.m. the day before)
 
8:30
10:00
Juvenile Criminal Offenders 
Juvenile Criminal Fact-Finding 
KS Zoom ID: 775 605 5539 / Telephone: +1 (253) 215-8782
Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/7756055539
VIA ZOOM

Judge Mistachkin
9:00 ITA Court (Aberdeen) (date/time subject to change with holidays)
Zoom ID: 829 7382 6082  Passcode: 123
VIA ZOOM ONLY - Observers may appear via Zoom with the name "Observer"

Commissioner
1:00

Criminal Preliminary Appearances (time subject to Change)
Judge Svoboda
1:30 ITA Court (McCleary) (date/time subject to change with holidays) 
Zoom ID: 829 7382 6082  Passcode: 123
VIA ZOOM ONLY - Observers may appear via Zoom with the name "Observer"

Commissioner





















Friday
Time Calendar Judge / Commissioner
cal Daily Schedule Click Here
(Final schedule posted by 5:00 p.m. the day before)
 
1:00

Criminal Preliminary Appearances (time subject to Change)

Judge Svoboda