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The state of Washington's Court System includes Washington Municipal Courts, which hear misdemeanor and traffic violation cases, and District Courts, which hear some civil cases as well as small claims cases, at its lowest level. Washington's Superior Courts, of which there are 39, comprise the next level of the Washington court system, and hear a variety of civil cases including those related to real property, probate and estates, and mental health matters, as well as domestic relations and juvenile cases. The Washington appellate court system consists of its Court of Appeals and the Washington Supreme Court. Information regarding how to obtain a variety of types of Washington public records can be found on the Washington Courts website at To obtain copies of Washington court records, you will need to contact the appropriate Washington court. Most court documents are considered public record (except records in most juvenile cases,) but each court sets its own policy regarding how to obtain these Washington court public records. A directory of all Washington State Courts can be found at
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01, Oct 2014 - White House: Holder resigning as attorney general
Attorney General Eric Holder glances back at invited guests while leaving after speaking during the Office of Inspector Generals annual awards ceremony, Wednesday, May 29, 2013, at the Justice Department in Washington.
01, Oct 2014 - Holder resigning: Attorney general backed rights
WASHINGTON (AP) — Eric Holder, America's first black attorney general and an unflinching champion of civil rights in enforcing the nation's laws, announced his resignation Thursday after leading the Justice Department since the first days of President Barack Obama's term. He is the fourth-longest-serving attorney general in U.S. history.
01, Oct 2014 - Mesothelioma Victims Centers Encourages Diagnosed Victims in New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania
WASHINGTON, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mesothelioma Victims Center is incredibly passionate about compensation for individuals diagnosed with this asbestos exposure form of cancer, especially if they live in New Jersey, New York, or Pennsylvania, and they offer victims, in these states instant access to the nation's most skilled mesothelioma attorneys, who are also among the leaders in ...
01, Oct 2014 - The Skanner Newspaper - Eric Holder’s Legacy: No Coward on Race
Audience members applaud Attorney General Eric Holder, right, and President Barack Obama during an announcement in the State Dining Room of the White House to announce Holder is resigning, on Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014, in Washington.
01, Oct 2014 - Fastest path to same-sex marriage for some Americans would be Supreme Court rejection of cases
WASHINGTON — The fastest and surest path to marriage for same-sex couples in some parts of the United States would be for the Supreme Court to surprise everyone and decline to get involved in the issue right now.
01, Oct 2014 - Judge tosses challenge to Sen. Landrieu residency
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu will remain on the Nov. 4 ballot in Louisiana after a state judge dismissed a lawsuit Friday that had claimed the Democrat was not qualified to run for re-election because she lives full-time in Washington.
01, Oct 2014 - U.S. Attorney General Holder to step down, successor faces array of challenges
By Julia Edwards and David Ingram WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Eric Holder said on Thursday he would step down as U.S. attorney general, setting up a potentially bruising Senate fight to confirm a successor who can tackle a long list of pending challenges at the Justice Department. Holder, an unapologetic liberal voice and one of President Barack Obama's closest allies, will remain in office ...
01, Oct 2014 - What if high court rejects gay marriage cases?
WASHINGTON (AP) — The fastest and surest path to marriage for same-sex couples in some parts of the United States would be for the Supreme Court to surprise everyone and decline to get involved in the issue right now.
01, Oct 2014 - Quality Matters - Mesothelioma Compensation Center Suggests Most Skilled Lawyers, Challenges Diagno
WASHINGTON, Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mesothelioma Compensation Center is challenging diagnosed victims or their family members to call them at 866-714-6466 before hiring an attorney to advance a mesothelioma compensation claim, because as the Center would like to explain, the lawyers they suggest typically get the best compensation results for their clients nationwide. The Mesothelioma ...
01, Oct 2014 - Judge: Couple can't be evicted though they haven't paid mortgage
A Washington couple who haven't made mortgage payments on their home since December of 2008 can't be evicted because they were improperly foreclosed on by Bank of America, a state judge has ruled. Fifth District Court Judge Jeffrey Wilcox ruled that...
01, Oct 2014 - Continuant Awarded Prejudgment Interest in Landmark Court Ruling
In a landmark court ruling, a New Jersey federal court today awarded $2.6 million in prejudgment interest to Washington State-based independent voice and data maintenance and managed services provider, ...
01, Oct 2014 - Supreme Court grants Ohio’s request to shorten early-voting period
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court ordered a halt Monday to early voting in Ohio that was scheduled to begin this week, clearing the way for the state to close polls on the Sunday before Election Day, when African American turnout has been heaviest.
01, Oct 2014 - Grant, WA Fattah Announces $2.5 Million in Crime Prevention Funding to Philadelphia
WASHINGTON, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman Chaka Fattah (PA-02), the lead Democrat on the House Subcommittee responsible for Department of Justice (DOJ) funding, has announced that the agency has awarded $1,834,486 in Byrne JAG funding to support anti-crime initiatives in the City of Philadelphia. Philadelphia was also awarded $746,298 in Second Chance Act funding from the ...
01, Oct 2014 - New sentencing ordered for woman on death row
WASHINGTON, Pa. (AP) - The state Supreme Court has ordered a new sentencing hearing for a western Pennsylvania woman on death row in the starvation death of her 7-year-old daughter.
01, Oct 2014 - New York Workers' Compensation Lawyer Adnan Munawar Weighs-In On High-Profile Workers' Comp
NEW YORK, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tom Tupa, who played as a punter in the NFL for 18 seasons is eligible for workers' compensation, The New York Times reported (Court Rules for Punter on Injury, August 22, 2014). Maryland's highest Court ruled in an opinion by Judge John Eldridge in Pro-Football Inc., T/A The Washington Redskins v. Thomas J. Tupa, Jr. that the career-ending injury Mr. Tupa ...
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