IMPORTANT COURTHOUSE INFORMATION REGARDING COVID-19
In accordance with the relaxation of mask mandates, face masks are optional in Skagit County Superior Court except in the circumstances listed below:
MASKS ARE REQUIRED WHEN:
Anyone who is sick or who has had close contact with a person diagnosed with or exhibiting symptoms of COVID-19 is ordered to remain home and attend their hearing remotely through phone and/or video. Additional requirements for people who have had a positive test or exposure to COVID-19 within the past ten days are detailed in the below administrative order.
PROPOSED 2022-2023 LOCAL COURT RULES
2022-2023 Proposed Local Court Rules For Public Comment
INFORMATION FOR JURORS
The Court takes your health and safety very seriously. If any prospective juror falls into a high-risk category for COVID-19 and wishes to be excused from jury service, that request should be made on the Jury Questionnaire and returned to the Court. Distancing is currently observed, although may be relaxed as public health concerns abate. Face masks will be provided for each day of a juror’s service. Hand sanitizer is also available throughout the courtroom. Additional information on your jury service is available here.
TO ATTORNEYS AND LITIGANTS
Other than limited criminal and juvenile offender hearings, all court appearances will take place over the video and/or phone. Please refer to the Daily Calendar for information on how to access your hearing. The Clerk’s Office has established emergency procedures for filing documents for your court hearings that can be found here. Additional information about attending hearings through video or over the phone available on the column to the right of this notice. Please see our most current emergency order (available at the top of this website) for the most updated information on court procedures.
Mission StatementThe mission of Skagit County Superior Court is to deliver fair, prompt, and understandable resolutions of legal disputes. We will provide equal access to justice and treat participants professionally, impartially and respectfully.
Superior Court Handles the Following Cases:
Superior Court Administrator
Juvenile Court Administrator
court records and documents are maintained in the Skagit
County Clerk's Office.
Please call that office directly at (360) 416-1800 for all related inquiries about the court file.
Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.