King County Ex Parte/Probate Hearings Now Telephone-Only Due To Coronavirus

The King County Superior Court Clerk’s Office has issued the following notice:

KING COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT CLERK’S OFFICE

CONTACT:       Nadia.Simpson@kingcounty.gov 

ISSUED BY:     Barbara Miner, Director and Superior Court Clerk
ISSUE DATE:   March 30, 2020
ISSUE NO:       20-008

CLERK’S ALERT

Update from the Ex Parte & Probate Department re: Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Response

All scheduled Ex Parte and Probate Department hearings are by telephonic appearance until further notice. Do not come to the courthouse for a hearing unless specifically directed to do so by a judicial officer.

The Ex Parte Department is not considering the matters listed below until further notice. Orders submitted for these matters will be denied without prejudice, pending further emergency orders:

  • Default judgments or motions for default (including Family Law)
  • Unlawful detainers of any kind
  • Supplemental proceedings
  • Judgments on garnishment

All information and instructions for each case type heard in the ex parte department is located at:  https://www.kingcounty.gov/courts/superior-court/ex-parte-probate.

The most updated Emergency Orders can be found on the King County Superior Court website at:  https://kingcounty.gov/courts/superior-court.

We will continue to update our blog with relevant notices from the court as the situation develops.

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