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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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28, Jul 2014 - Remarks by the President at My Brother's Keeper Town Hall
Walker Jones Education Campus Washington, D.C. 12:00 P.M. EDT THE PRESIDENT:  Thank you, everybody.  (Applause.)  Give it up for Chris Paul.  (Applause.)  Everybody have a seat.  Chris was saying he was going to be nervous, but I'd seen all those State Farm ads, so I knew he could perform.  (Laughter.)  Not to mention how he performs on the court.  And I've gotten a chance to know Chris over the ...
28, Jul 2014 - Berry sentenced to five years
A Daviess County woman charged with assisting a criminal, following the shooting death of a Washington teenager was sentenced Monday in Daviess County Court. Heaven Berry, 19, will serve five years in the Indiana Department of Correction. The judge o
28, Jul 2014 - Seattle, WA State ferry worker, sex offender found dead in jail
A convicted sex offender who was caught taking photos of young girls while working on a Washington state ferry was found dead in his jail cell Saturday, the result of an apparent suicide. The Federal Bureau of Prisons confirmed that staff at the Federal Detention Center in SeaTac found 50-year-old Steven Allen Dailey in his cell, unresponsive. The staff tried to revive him, but he was pronounced ...
28, Jul 2014 - Trial changed for man questioned in murder case
Trial has been pushed back in an illegal weapons case against a North Dakota man who has been questioned in an alleged murder-for-hire scheme in Spokane, Washington.
28, Jul 2014 - Texas woman gets 18 years for Obama ricin plot
WASHINGTON - A US actress who tried to blame her husband for sending ricin-laced letters to President Barack Obama, then-New York mayor Michael Bloomberg and a gun control activist got 18 years in prison Wednesday. US District Judge Michael Schneider sentenced Shannon Guess Richardson to 216 months in federal prison on a biological weapons charge and ordered her to pay $367,222.29 (S$456,281) in ...
28, Jul 2014 - Stevens, WA Q&A: Next steps in the Benghazi case
WASHINGTON (AP) — In the court of public opinion, the 2012 Benghazi attack has been contentious. In the court of law, it's going to be a grind.
28, Jul 2014 - Opposite rulings on health law subsidies, no change to health coverage for Virginians | With Video
Conflict over ACA subsidies won't affect Virginians Conflicting rulings on a key component of Obamacare emerged from the Virginia Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals and the federal court of appeals in Washington, D.C., within hours of each other on Tuesday.
28, Jul 2014 - Courts Split On Health Law Clash
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama's health care law is snarled in another big legal battle, with two federal appeals courts issuing contradictory rulings on a key financing issue within hours of each other Tuesday. But the split rulings don't necessarily mean another trip to the Supreme Court for the Affordable Care Act. And White House spokesman Josh Earnest immediately announced that ...
28, Jul 2014 - New Jersey judge considering records request suit
An open-government activist says Gov. Chris Christie's office denied a request this year for copies of requests for documents related to lane closures that occurred last year near the George Washington Bridge.
28, Jul 2014 - Supreme Court judge denies Pennsylvania clerk's bid to temporarily halt gay marriage in state
WASHINGTON — A U.S. Supreme Court justice has rejected a Pennsylvania county clerk's bid to stop gay marriages in the state while she tries to get standing in a legal case to stop them permanently.
28, Jul 2014 - Pennsylvania clerk loses bid against gay marriage
WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. Supreme Court justice has rejected a Pennsylvania county clerk's bid to stop gay marriages in the state while she tries to get standing in a legal case to stop them permanently.
28, Jul 2014 - Mesothelioma Victims Center Provides More Vital Services for Diagnosed Victims and Family Members T
WASHINGTON, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mesothelioma Victims Center is the only group in the nation focused on making certain a diagnosed victim of mesothelioma receives the best possible compensation by providing instant access to the nation's most skilled mesothelioma compensation lawyers. They also provide a customized treatment options report designed specifically for an individual ...
28, Jul 2014 - Defense: Gov't suppressed evidence in Blackwater
WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawyers for Blackwater security guards argued Monday that the government has suppressed evidence favorable to defendants who are on trial in the killings of 14 Iraqis in Nisoor Square in Baghdad.
28, Jul 2014 - Federal judge won't use 'Redskins' in court, documents
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28, Jul 2014 - Excerpts from conflicting federal appeals court rulings on Obama health care law
WASHINGTON — Two federal appeals courts issued conflicting rulings Tuesday in a dispute involving crucial financing for President Barack Obama's health care law.
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