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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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26, Feb 2015 - Mom in CPS battle released from Santa Cruz jail
A Washington woman who attacked law enforcement officers when Child Protective Services took her twin babies and toddler away in Aptos appeared in court on Monday and was released from jail. Erica Carey, 29, was arraigned on two charges, battery on a peace officer and resisting a peace officer, before a Santa Cruz County judge said the mother would be freed on her own recognizance. VIDEO: Judge ...
26, Feb 2015 - Apple Plays the Odds for Overturning $533 Million Patent Verdict
The iPhone maker has already gotten two big patent verdicts that it lost in the same Texas district tossed, and has pledged to fight Tuesday’s jury decision. The company plans to appeal through a separate court in Washington where judges have sought to rein in the ability of patent holders to extract high royalty payments from companies. Closely held Smartflash LLC had claimed that Apple ...
26, Feb 2015 - Eastern's life on the edge continues against Montana schools - Wed, 25 Feb 2015 PST
Eastern Washington senior guard Parker Kelly feels right at home at Reese Court, and he’d like to stay around a little longer.
26, Feb 2015 - Academic seeks death certificate to end 'outlaw Billy the Kid' dispute
Washington, Feb 21 (ANI): An Arizona historian is asking a New Mexico court to order a death certificate for Billy the Kid to settle questions about whether the infamous outlaw was actually killed in 1881. As per, the historian hopes to put an end to claims of true believers who doubt whether Billy the Kid was really killed by Lincoln County Sheriff Pat Garrett in 1881 ...
26, Feb 2015 - US court summons Amitabh Bachchan in connection with 1984 anti-Sikh riots
Washington: The summons issued to Amitabh Bachchan, by a federal court in Los Angeles in an alleged human rights violations case, has been served on the superstar's Hollywood manager on Monday, according to a Sikh rights body. New York-based Sikh for Justice (SFJ) had filed a lawsuit against
26, Feb 2015 - Fugitive Washington couple and children found at South Bay gas station
APTOS -- A couple wanted by police and child protective services in Washington state after they left with their three children against court orders were found by local California Highway Patrol officers.
26, Feb 2015 - A little bipartisanship begins to show in Washington
The U.S. Capitol, seen earlier this year, will be the setting for a potential bipartisan accomplishment today. Photo by Kevin Lamarque/Reuters Today in the Morning Line: Democrat and top Republican propose federal prison reform Bipartisanship popping up in small ways on Capitol Hill Last weeks’ Democrat/Republican lunch The bipartisanship you’re not hearing about : Don’t get us wrong, Morning ...
26, Feb 2015 - DC legalizes pot in capital
WASHINGTON (AP) - The District of Columbia defied threats from Congress and moved forward Thursday with legalizing possession of marijuana after a voter-approved initiative. Despite last-minute maneuvers by Republican leaders in Congress and threats that city leaders could face prison time, D. ...
26, Feb 2015 - Appeals Court Reverses Washington County Custody Case
The Arkansas Court of Appeals reversed and remanded a child custody case to Washington County Juvenile Court on Wednesday saying the judge erred in finding the termination of a father's parental rights were in the best interest of the children.
26, Feb 2015 - White Collar Criminal Defense Award from NACDL and Stetson Law to be presented to attorney Hank Asb
Hank Asbill, an acclaimed white collar defense attorney based in the Washington, D.C., office of Jones Day, will be presented the 2015 White Collar Criminal Defense Award in March. (PRWeb February 23, 2015) Read the full story at
26, Feb 2015 - 3 US tobacco firms to settle 400 smoking lawsuits
Washington  - Three major US tobacco companies -- Philip Morris, RJ Reynolds, and Lorillard -- have agreed to pay $100 million to settle more than 400 lawsuits claiming that smoking damaged people's health. A judge awarded a combined $100 million to the plaintiffs in the lawsuits filed in Florida by smokers or their families, seeking damages for injuries caused by smoking.
26, Feb 2015 - Washington Legislature's body-cameras bill spurs debate
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - An attempt by the Washington state Legislature to regulate how police body cameras will be used is being criticized by groups concerned with open government and civil liberties. House Bill 1917, which is currently under review by the chamber's rules committee, would require a court's permission to release footage from body cameras worn by police officers to anyone not ...
26, Feb 2015 - Mesothelioma Victims Center Urges Diagnosed Victims Exposed to Asbestos at a Manufacturing or Indus
WASHINGTON, Feb. 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mesothelioma Victims Center is urging all diagnosed victims of this rare form of cancer and/or their family members to call 866-714-6466 or visit http://MesotheliomaVictimsCenter.Com to ensure they are talking to the nation's most skilled and experienced mesothelioma compensation lawyers, as skill and experience of the lawyer matters when it comes ...
26, Feb 2015 - Fisherman let off the hook in U.S. white-collar crime ruling
By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court threw overboard on Wednesday a Florida fisherman’s conviction under an evidence-tampering provision of a federal white collar crime law for disposing of undersized red grouper fish while he was under investigation. On a 5-4 vote, the court said fisherman John Yates’ actions were not the type of conduct covered by the 2002 Sarbanes ...
26, Feb 2015 - In prison over campaign funds, he now faces fines over campaign funds
(c) 2015, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON — Going to jail, as we've noted, does not give you a "Get Out of Campaign Finance Reporting" card. Former congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. is no exception.
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