King County, WA Courthouse Making Changes Due to Security Concerns

The King County Superior Court Clerk has issued a notice regarding a temporary entrance closure due to security concerns around the court house:


ISSUED BY:     Barbara Miner, Director and Superior Court Clerk
ISSUE DATE:   December 2, 2019
ISSUE NO:       19-014


King County Courthouse Third Avenue Entrance Closed Until January 1st   

Today King County Superior Court Presiding Judge Jim Rogers entered an emergency order closing the Third Avenue entrance to the King County Courthouse effective December 3, 2019 through January 1, 2020, in order to address the safety and security of all individuals who enter and exit the Courthouse.

Anyone needing to enter the King County Courthouse (KCCH) should use the Fourth Avenue entrance or enter through the King County Administration building and use the tunnel between the KCCH and the Administration building.  This may result in longer lines for screening, so please plan accordingly.”

If and when any further announcements from the court are issued, we will update them with a post to our blog.

If you have any questions about access to King County 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).

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