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Mission Statement

The mission of Skagit County Superior Court is to deliver fair, prompt, and understandable resolutions of legal disputes. We will provide equal access to justice and treat participants professionally, impartially and respectfully.

Please note: Skagit Superior Court is temporarily suspending the Friday 1:30pm Domestic Motions Calendar due to Judicial unavailability.  Note for Calendars requesting the 1:30pm Friday Domestic Motions time slot will not be docketed.  Please note that emergency hearings can be added to the 9:30am Domestic Motions session by Court Order even if that session is full..

Superior Court Handles the Following Cases:

Felony Criminal
Dissolution and Custody
Juvenile Court Proceedings
Paternity Cases/Adoption Matters
Mental Commitment Proceedings


Brian L. Stiles, Judge
Department 1

Laura M. Riquelme, Judge
Department 2

David A. Svaren, Judge
Department 3

Dave Needy, Judge
Department 4

Court Commissioners

James B. Dolan

Superior & Juvenile Court Administrator

Lisa West

All court records and documents are maintained in the Skagit County Clerk's Office.
Please call that office directly at (360) 416-1800 for all related inquiries about the court file.

Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
205 W. Kincaid, Room 202
Mount Vernon, WA 98273 
Phone: (360) 416-1200

September 1, 2019
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