Grays Harbor County
Superior Court

Court Administration
102 W. Broadway Ave, Rm. 305
Montesano, WA 98563
Tel: 360-249-5311

Office Hours Monday-Friday:
8:30-12:00 & 1:15-4:30 
Clerk
102 W. Broadway Ave, Rm. 203
Montesano, WA 98563
Tel: 360-249-3842


COVID INFORMATION - COURT'S EMERGENCY OPERATIONS

Effective May 9, 2022

In-person or Zoom Motion Dockets

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

- Dependency Motion Docket will be conducted via Zoom. Shelter Care Hearings will be held in-person.

- Juvenile Offender Motion Docket will be held via Zoom.

-Therapeutic Courts (Drug Court & Family Recovery Court) will be held in-person.

- Criminal hearings, Defendants must appear via Zoom unless scheduled for a Change of Plea or Sentencing Hearing. At the discretion of the Criminal Presiding Judge, a limited number of family members, friends and spectators will be permitted in the courtroom during the Monday Criminal docket. Other persons wishing to observe the criminal docket may do so via Zoom or YouTube.

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 Orders






Video, audio recording and still photography are prohibited pursuant to Washington State General Rule 16 unless permission is granted by the Presiding Judge.
YouTubeSM
To observe court 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 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 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 Mistachkin






































Tuesday
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
1:30 ITA Court (date/time subject to change with holidays)
Zoom ID: Protected, Contact Court Administration (360) 249-5311
VIA ZOOM

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
1:00

Criminal Preliminary Appearances (time subject to Change)
Judge Svoboda
1:30 ITA Court (date/time subject to change with holidays) 
Zoom ID: Protected, Contact Court Administration (360) 249-5311
VIA ZOOM

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

 



WELCOME TO GRAYS HARBOR COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT
Grays Harbor County Superior Court is a trial court of general jurisdiction having original and appellate jurisdiction as authorized by the Constitution and the Laws of the State of Washington. Superior Court Judges hear felony, civil, domestic, guardianship and probate matters, juvenile matters and dependency cases, and appeals from Courts of limited jurisdiction (Grays Harbor District Court and the Municipal Courts located in Aberdeen, Cosmopolis, Elma, Hoquiam, McCleary, Montesano, Oakville, Ocean Shores, and Westport). Grays Harbor Superior Court consists of three full time Judges, one part-time Court Commissioner and its administrative support staff. Its courtrooms and offices are located in Montesano, WA. The courtroom for juvenile cases is located at the Grays Harbor County’s Juvenile Center at Junction City near Aberdeen.

MISSION STATEMENT
The Grays Harbor County Superior Court is committed to the administration of justice in a fair, impartial and timely manner and to promote respect for the rule of law. This Court shall strive to provide a courthouse and forums that are safe and accessible to all. The Court shall conduct its business with integrity and respect in order to foster public trust and confidence in the judicial system.