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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 http://www.courts.wa.gov/newsinfo/publication/?fa=newsinfo_publication.recordsRequest. 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 http://www.courts.wa.gov/court_dir/courtdirectory.pdf.
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21, Aug 2014 - Man gets 30 years for jewelry store robberies
Robberies of jewelry stores in western Henrico County and Richmond that netted more than $800,000 in gems have now netted a Washington man 30 years in prison.
21, Aug 2014 - Man pleads not guilty in murder of Essex County teen
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A man sought in two murders in Washington state has pleaded not guilty to killing a college student in New Jersey. Ali Brown is one of three suspects who appeared Wednesday afternoon in state Superior Court in Newark.
21, Aug 2014 - Clark, WA 'Joe Biden defense' no longer needed in Washington state gun case
(CNN) – When a Washington state man was charged last year with unlawfully firing a shotgun, he had a simple explanation: Joe Biden told me to do it. It appears, however, he no longer needs that defense. The prosecuting attorney in the case against Jeffery Barton, 52, told CNN on Wednesday that the weapons count […]
21, Aug 2014 - Taxi driver disguised as woman stole $200k
A Maryland man who dressed up as a woman to fleece intoxicated passengers for more than $200,000 (€150,000) while driving a taxi in Washington DC has pleaded guilty to first-degree felony fraud, according to the United States Attorney’s Office.
21, Aug 2014 - New York Mesothelioma Victims Center Urges Diagnosed Victims to Focus on Compensation and Call for
WASHINGTON, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The New York Mesothelioma Victims Center is strongly encouraging diagnosed victims in New York State to call them at 866-714-6466, before they retain the services of an attorney to advance a mesothelioma compensation claim, because as they would like to explain the best attorneys get much better compensation results for their clients. The New York ...
21, Aug 2014 - Douglas, WA US Sentencing Commission identifies review of economic crime penalties as a priority
WASHINGTON - The federal panel that sets sentencing policy announced Thursday that it plans in the coming year to consider changes to sentencing guidelines for some white-collar crimes.
21, Aug 2014 - 'It’s almost indescribable,' Mark Mahon says of being elected chief judge
Long before Mark Mahon could even drive a car, he knew he wanted to be a lawyer. During summer breaks from school, he would ride into town with his father to his Washington Street law office.
21, Aug 2014 - Rand Paul and his Democratic buds
Washington (CNN) - Sen. Rand Paul teams up with another Democrat Tuesday in his effort to restore voting rights for convicted criminals who've served time in prison. The Kentucky Republican will hold a panel discussion on Capitol Hill with Sen. Ben Cardin of Maryland, the latest high-profile Democrat publicly working with Paul to rally support […]
21, Aug 2014 - The Rise of Michele Roberts, New Head of the NBA Players' Union
In one of the most intriguing recent developments in the sports industry, the National Basketball Association Players’ Association has named Washington attorney Michele Roberts as its new director.
21, Aug 2014 - Judge convicts Youngstown man of manslaughter for death of infant
WASHINGTON, Pa. (AP) - A 70-year-old man has been charged with aggravated assault and other crimes for allegedly backing his car onto a state trooper's leg after a brief police chase and crash in southwestern Pennsylvania.
21, Aug 2014 - Judge rules Justice Department must give Congress Fast & Furious documents - California school dist
WASHINGTON – A federal judge has ordered the Justice Department to provide Congress with a list of documents that are at the center of a long-running battle over a failed law enforcement program called Operation Fast and Furious.
21, Aug 2014 - Outfitter Pleads Guilty Over Illegal Mountain Lion and Bobcat Hunting
WASHINGTON – Christopher W. Loncarich, 55, of Mack, Colorado, pleaded guilty in federal court in Denver to a felony conspiracy charge stemming from his sale of outfitting services for illegal mountain lion and bobcat hunts in Colorado and Utah, the Justice Department announced.
21, Aug 2014 - AFBF Again Urges Court to Restore State Authority in Chesapeake Bay Cleanup
WASHINGTON, D.C., August 21, 2014 – The American Farm Bureau Federation late yesterday asked a federal appellate court in Pennsylvania to reverse a lower court ruling that upheld pollution limits for the Chesapeake Bay watershed imposed by the Environmental Protection Agency.
21, Aug 2014 - Man says he killed 4 men in Wash., N.J. to gain revenge against US
A Seattle man who confessed to killing four people in Washington and New Jersey this year said each shooting was part of a mission of vengeance against the U.S. government for its actions in the Middle East, according to court documents released Wednesday.
21, Aug 2014 - U.S. court upholds FERC rules on electric grid planning
By Ros Krasny WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. court on Friday upheld rules from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission calling on utilities to take various actions, including increased planning of large transmission projects. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit affirmed FERC's "Order 1000," a series of measures from 2011 that requires large-scale regional planning of ...
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