GENERAL ORDERS

EMERGENCY  ORDERS


Revised General Order 21-04 (July 19th, 2021) Clark County Superior Court Emergency Order and  Rescission of General Order 20-06

Revised General Order 21-03 (July 19th, 2021) Revised COVID-19 Mitigation in Clark County Courthouse, Juvenile Building and Family law Annex

Updated General Order 20-10 Emergency Civil Protection Order Rule (May 4, 2021) all Tuesday Domestic Violence Protection Order (DVPO) dockets and Thursday non-DVPO dockets are moving forward. These will be scheduled via telephone, video, or in-person appearance.   

Updated General Order 20-11 Emergency Ex Parte Rule (April 23, 2021) all attorneys and self-represented litigants must submit ex parte orders to the Clark County Clerk's Office by 11:00 a.m. to be reviewed by a judicial officer the same day. 

Updated General Order 20-12 Emergency Dependency Docket Rule (May 4, 2021) all Tuesday Dependency dockets are reinstated and will be held telephonically or by video. Parties wishing to participate in their hearings should obtain the call-in information from their attorney or assigned social worker. 

For Local Court Rules, please see Local Rules | Clark County (wa.gov)

 

GENERAL ORDERS


2022 General Orders

22-01 Jury Trial Suspension January 6 Through February 28, 2022 (Revised January 18, 2022)
22-02 Amendment of Eviction Resolution Pilot Program
22-03 Rescision of Mask Requirements for Clark County Courthouse, Juvenile Courthouse and Family Law Annex
22-04 Family Law Judicial Settlement Conferences

2021 General Orders

21-01 Emergency Self-Represented Finalizations Rule
21-02 Filing of Petitions Under RCW 11.130,185 et seq., The Uniform Guardianship Act - Minors
21-03 Revised Covid-19 Mitigation
21-04 Revised Emergency General Order 
21-05 Updated Mask Requirements 
Unlawful Detainer Notice Effective November 19, 2021
21-06(A) Appointment of Counsel for Indigent Defendants in Unlawful Detainer Cases
21-07(A) Eviction Resolution Pilot Program (ERPP)
21-08 Vaccination Requirement

2020 General Orders

20-01 Sealing of Supporting Documents in Emancipation Petitions
20-07 Revised Emergency Docket Rule 
20-10 Emergency Civil Protection Order Rule 
20-11 Emergency Ex Parte Rule 
20-12 Emergency Dependency Docket Rule 
20-13 Mitigation in Clark County Courthouse, Juvenile Courthouse, and Family Law Annex 
20-14 Jury Selection Process and Service Postponement, Excusal and Qualification Guidelines 
20-15 Prohibiting Recording or Dissemination of Remote Proceedings
20-16 Emergency Early Release Due to Overcrowding 
20-17 Judicial Officer Electronic Signatures
20-18 Unlawful Detainers--Eviction Resolution Program (ERP) (21-07 Supersedes)
20-19 Repeal of RCW 26.10 and Rule Regarding Pending Cases

2019 General Orders

19-01 Establishment of General Orders
19-02 Repeal of General Orders
19-03 Approved Newspapers for Legal Publications
19-04 Designating Special Inquiry Judge
19-05 Administrative Records Requests
19-06 Filing of Proposed Orders
19-07 Early Release Due to Overcrowding
19-08 Trial Exhibit Numbering