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King County District Court operations are substantially curtailed to help keep the public and our employees safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. Please visit COVID-19 Impacts to King County District Court to learn how these changes affect you, or call (206) 205-9200.


Please do not come into any King County District Court courthouse if you are sick or experiencing flu-like symptoms such as a cough, fever or other respiratory problem.

E-Filing for Civil Phase 1 cases is now live. Initial Civil Phase I launch includes only cases initiated with a civil summons and complaint; filing of a foreign judgment; filing of a money judgment from a district or municipal court; petition to challenge a drug based property forfeiture or a petition for the return of animals.

Civil Court Locations and Schedules


For civil hearing, motion and trial dates, please contact each courthouse directly.


East Division - Issaquah Courthouse

5415 220th Ave SE
Issaquah, WA 98029

Email: attention: Civil Clerk


South Division - Burien Courthouse

601 SW 149th St
Burien, WA 98166



West Division - Seattle Courthouse:

516 Third Ave, Room E-327
Seattle, WA 98104



Civil Fees:
Fee Type Fee Amount Comments
Civil Filing $83.00
Civil Jury Demand $125.00
Counter-Claim Civil Actions $83.00
Cross Claim Civil Actions $83.00
Exparte Fee $20.00 per order
Extension of Civil Judgment Fee $43.00
Supplemental Procedure $20.00
Third Party Claim Civil Actions $83.00
Transcript/Judgment Fee $20.00
Writs $12.00
Miscellaneous Fees:
Fee Type Fee Amount Comments
Appeal Preparation Fee $40.00 including CD reproduction
Exemplified Certified Copies $15.00
Authenticating/Exemplifying $2.00 additional seal
Certified Copies $5.00 $1.00 for each additional page
Clerk's Services $20.00 per hour or portion of an hour
Copy Fees - non certified DcOR and JIS Documents $0.25 per page
Copy Fees - non certified prepared by staff $0.50 per page
CD reproduction Fee $10.00 per CD
NSF Check Fee $35.00