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Cowlitz County Criminal & Court Records

District Court

Address
312 SW 1st Ave, Rm 207 Kelso, WA 98626-1724
Phone
360-577-3073
Fax
360-577-3132
Hours
8:30AM-5PM
Jurisdiction
Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $75,000, Small Claims
Civil Note
Index online from JIS-Link; see www.courts.wa.gov/jislink/ (also, see state introduction for subscription service.). Also, search name index back to 1989 and calendars free at http://dw.courts.wa.gov/index.cfm.

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search, DOB; also helpful: address, SSN

Years Available

Criminal records back to 1995

Record Retrieval Methods

Mail, fax, online, in person

Civil Records

Required Information

name, DOB, years to search; also helpful: address

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Superior Court

Address
312 SW 1st Ave Rm 233 Kelso, WA 98626-1724
Phone
360-577-3016
Fax
360-577-2323
Hours
8:30AM-4;30PM
Jurisdiction
Felony, Civil, Probate
Restricted Records
No sealed, juvenile, adoption, paternity, mental health records released. Certain civil and domestic cases may be sealed.
Civil Note
Index online from JIS-Link; see www.courts.wa.gov/jislink/ (also, see state introduction for subscription service.). Also, search name index back to 1989 and calendars free at http://dw.courts.wa.gov/index.cfm.
General Note
The office window is open Monday thru Thursday 8:30AN-noon and 1-4PM. On Fridays the office is closed; must ring bell for service, same hours.

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search

Years Available

Criminal records computerized from 1982, on microfilm through 1992

Record Retrieval Methods

Phone, mail, online, in person

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search

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Castle Rock Municipal Court

General Note
Court Closed 10/2004, contracted with county for court services; see District Court

Criminal Records

Required Information

Years Available

Record Retrieval Methods

Civil Records

Required Information

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Woodland Municipal Court

General Note
See District Court

Criminal Records

Required Information

Years Available

Record Retrieval Methods

Civil Records

Required Information

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Kalama Municipal Court

General Note
See District Court

Criminal Records

Required Information

Years Available

Record Retrieval Methods

Civil Records

Required Information

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Kelso Municipal Court

General Note
See District Court

Criminal Records

Required Information

Years Available

Record Retrieval Methods

Civil Records

Required Information

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Longview Municipal Court

General Note
See District Court

Criminal Records

Required Information

Years Available

Record Retrieval Methods

Civil Records

Required Information

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Cowlitz County Court Recorder Offices

County Auditor

Address
Cowlitz County 207 4th Ave N Kelso, WA 98626
Phone
360-577-3006
Fax
360-414-5552
Hours
8:30AM-5PM M-TH; Closed F
Record Avalilability
All in one. Marriage records here, other vital records are not. Records indexed on a public use terminal back to 1987.

Courier Offices

Address
207 4th Ave N Kelso, WA 98626

County Assessor

Phone
360-577-3010

Treasurer

Phone
360-577-3060

Elections

Appraiser
360-577-3005