King County Superior Court Announces Limited Services due to Coronavirus

UPDATE 3/16 @ 11:14AM: The clerk’s offices are closed at both the Main and Regional Justice Center. However, there are sides rooms with limited access to public terminals for document research. There are two terminals available for 10 minutes each, per person who waits in a line. The office hours have also changed for both locations: 8:30AM – 4:30PM while also being open during lunch time.

The King County Superior Court has issued the following notice:

ISSUED BY:    Barbara Miner, Director and Superior Court Clerk
ISSUE DATE:  March 16, 2020
ISSUE NO:      20-005


Limited Counter Services Starting Monday 3/16/20

In order to discourage the spread of the Coronavirus and still accommodate those who must visit the courthouse, the Superior Court Clerk’s Office is now limiting counter services to one transaction counter at both the King County Courthouse and the Maleng Regional Justice Center.

Many Clerk’s Office services are offered on-line; please utilize our online services at this time.  If you would like information on doing business with us electronically, please see the below information page.

Please be advised that in-person visitors may experience longer than normal wait times.

Protection order services are not impacted by this reduction in counter services.

For additional information, please contact us at: or call 206-296-9300.”


If you have any questions about access to King County, WA court records and document images, Washington State court records, or would like more information about any of our other products and services, contact us at or give us a call: 866-643-7084 (Option 2).

More From Our Blog

Close up photo of an Notary Public embossing.
Friday July 22, 2022

Congress Moving Forward Authorizing Nationwide Remote Online Notarization Services

This week the House Energy and Commerce Committee introduced the RON Act H.R. 3962. If passed, […]

Read More

Thursday June 9, 2022

Congress Moving Forward on Data Privacy

In a significant step forward yesterday, members of Congress released The American Data Privacy and Protection […]

Read More

Tuesday May 17, 2022

“Break the Gridlock”: Alta Advocacy Summit Is This Week!

From the American Land Title Association: “This week The American Land Title Association ALTA conference in […]

Read More