IMPORTANT COURTHOUSE INFORMATION REGARDING COVID-19
In accordance with the relaxation of mask mandates, face masks are optional in Skagit County Superior Court except in the circumstances listed below:
MASKS ARE REQUIRED WHEN:
Anyone who is sick or who has had close contact with a person diagnosed with or exhibiting symptoms of COVID-19 is ordered to remain home and attend their hearing remotely through phone and/or video. Additional requirements for people who have had a positive test or exposure to COVID-19 within the past ten days are detailed in the current administrative order. See the COVID-19 Screening and Illness Flowchart here regarding courtroom attendance and masking.
INFORMATION FOR JURORS
The Court has taken measures to protect the health and safety of all participants during jury trials. Masking (with KN-95 or more protective masks) is observed throughout each trial, with KN-95 masks being provided to jurors for every day of their service. Distancing is observed during jury selection. The courtrooms are regularly cleaned, with hand sanitizer readily available. If any prospective juror requests a postponement of their jury service due to health concerns related to COVID-19, that request should be made on the Jury Questionnaire and returned to the Court. Additional information on your jury service is available here.
TO ATTORNEYS AND LITIGANTS
Other than limited criminal and juvenile offender hearings, all court appearances will take place over the video and/or phone. Please refer to the Daily Calendar for information on how to access your hearing. The Clerk’s Office has established emergency procedures for filing documents for your court hearings that can be found here. Additional information about attending hearings through video or over the phone available on the column to the right of this notice. Please see our most current emergency order (available at the top of this website) for the most updated information on court procedures.
Mission StatementThe 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.
Superior Court Handles the Following Cases:
Superior Court Administrator
Juvenile Court Administrator
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.