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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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If not for cell phone video, 47-year-old disabled veteran Douglas Dendinger could be going to prison — because of an apparent coordinated effort by Washington Parish, La. cops and prosecutors who falsely accused him of battery and witness intimidation. As New Orleans’ WWL reports, Dendinger’s two-year nightmare began on Aug. 20, 2012, when he was paid $50 to serve a court summons on behalf of ...
29, Nov 2014 - Yakima, WA Is Gov. Jay Inslee an absentee governor or a patient strategist?
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21, Oct 2014 - Fannie and Freddie Shareholders Strike Back -- Overheard
A Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac shareholder suing the government filed a brief in federal court in Iowa Monday arguing a federal judge in Washington reached the wrong decision when he dismissed a similar case last month. Monday’s filing marks the first time lawyers for plaintiffs in various Fannie and Freddie lawsuits have responded in detail to Judge Royce C. Lamberth’s decision. The Iowa case was ...
12, Oct 2014 - U.S. attorney general Eric Holder resigns
Photo Courtesy: AP WASHINGTON (AP) —  Eric Holder, who served as the public face of the Obama administration's legal fight against terrorism and weighed in on issues of racial fairness, is resigning after six years on the job. ...
12, 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...
12, Oct 2014 - Mason, WA White House denies considering executive action to close Guantanamo
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House on Thursday denied a report that President Barack Obama is putting together options for executive action to close the controversial U.S. military prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba in defiance of congressional wishes. The Wall Street Journal, citing administration officials, reported that the White House was "drafting options" to close the facility by ...
12, Oct 2014 - Pierce, WA Charge filed against dad in 1983 toddler killing
Prosecutors in Pierce County, Washington, have filed a manslaughter charge against a 57-year-old man for killing his 3-year-old son in 1983. Prosecutors said Tuesday that a warrant has been issued for Stanley Guidroz to return to Washington to face the charge. Guidroz is currently serving time in a Louisiana prison for murdering his wife, who is not the boy's mom. Guidroz reported his son ...
12, Oct 2014 - In 2013 The State Prison Population Rose For The First Time Since 2009
WASHINGTON, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. state and federal prisons held an estimated 1,574,700 inmates on December 31, 2013, an increase of 4,300 prisoners over yearend 2012, the Justice Department's Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) announced today. This was the first increase in the state prison population reported since 2009.While the state prison population increased by ...
12, Oct 2014 - Doctor says Gitmo practices ill-advised
WASHINGTON (AP) — The government is applying ill-advised procedures as a form of punishment for hunger strikers at Guantanamo Bay prison, a medical doctor told a federal court Tuesday.
12, Oct 2014 - Tacoma, WA Wrongful-death lawsuit over Susan Powell's children postponed
Trial will not begin Sept. 29, as scheduled, in a wrongful death suit brought against the Washington state Department of Social and Health Services by Susan Powell's parents in connection with the deaths of Charlie and Braden Powell. The trial has be...
12, Oct 2014 - Here's the legal status of same-sex marriage in all 50 states
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12, Oct 2014 - Board dismisses complaints against Brock
The Iowa Supreme Court Attorney Disciplinary Board has dismissed disciplinary complaints filed against Washington County Attorney Larry Brock. A press release from the Washington County Attorney’s office said Brock was notified by the Iowa Supreme Court Attorney Disciplinary Board about their decision to dismiss the complaints on Oct. 8. Bob Yoder, Jack Seward Jr. and Barbara Edmondson filed the ...
12, Oct 2014 - Tacoma, WA Federal judge: ‘South Hill rapist’ will not get new trial
TACOMA — A federal judge denied a convicted rapist’s request for a new trial. According to the Washington State Office of Attorney General, Coe will remain at the state’s Special Commitment Center of McNeil Island. Coe was convicted of rape in the Spokane area in 1985. Coe was going to be released in 2006 until […]
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