Important News-Closure/Coming Soon / Changes

**JUNE 3, 2018**
THE BENTON COUNTY CLERK'S OFFICE WILL BE TRANSITIONING TO THE NEW STATEWIDE CASE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM "ODYSSEY"
DUE TO THIS CHANGE OUR STAFF HAS BEEN ATTENDING TRAININGS THROUGHOUT THE MONTH OF MAY AND SOME OF OUR PROCESSES WILL BE CHANGING TO ACCOMODATE THE NEW SYSTEM
YOUR PATIENCE, COOPERATION AND UNDERSTANDING IS VERY MUCH APPRECIATED AS WE ARE LEARNING A COMPLETELY NEW COMPUTER SYSTEM
AND THIS MAY INCREASE WAIT TIMES AND DOCUMENT PROCESSING


BENTON COUNTY NOW HAS AN EX PARTE DOCKET
DAILY 1:30 - 3:30
PROTECTION ORDERS WILL BE REVIEWED AT THIS TIME BY THE COURT
PLEASE REVIEW DAILY SCHEDULE FOR ASSIGNED COURTROOM



Notice to the Benton/Franklin Bar Association
Re: Attorney Access Computer Terminal
click here to view notice


 
We now have a public access terminal located on the 2nd floor of the Justice Center to allow viewing of court documents filed in Superior Court files.  Documents that are accessible are those that are Non-Confidential.  Case number is required to access the documents.  Instructions on how to access documents are available at the terminal.


   NOW AVAILABLE FOR USE "SECURE ATTORNEY DROP BOX"
The drop box is located near the jury elevator by the Superior Court Clerk's Office
Attorneys may file documents or new cases in this box if you do not need immediate assistance by office staff
Documents placed in the drop box after 4:00 pm will be filed the next judicial day
Attorney Drop Box
(The Clerk's Office is not responsible for items placed in the drop box)

CLERK’S ALERT

Superior Court Fee Schedule Revision Effective July 24, 2015

Substitute Senate Bill 5631, in part, increases the current surcharge on domestic cases (dissolution, legal separation, and declaration concerning the validity of marriage) to $54.00. This represents an increase of $24.00 to this surcharge, and brings the total, initial filing fee for these actions to $314.00. The surcharge increase portion of this legislation modifies RCW 36.18.016(2)(b).


 
  EFFECTIVE 10-2-14 APPOINTMENTS WITH THE CLERK FACILITATOR ARE NOW AVAILABLE ON A LIMITED BASIS. PLEASE VISIT OUR COURTHOUSE FACILITATOR PAGE FOR MORE INFORMATION.  

 

COPY REQUESTS, CD COPY OF COURT PROCEEDINGS REQUEST & RECORD SEARCH REQUESTS MAY NOW BE MADE ON LINE @ www.bentonclerkpr.com
  PAYMENT IS ACCEPTED BY CREDIT/DEBIT CARD AT THIS WEBSITE.  A CONVENIENCE FEE & SHIPPING/HANDLING FEE MAY APPLY


Effective October 1, 2010 we no longer accept personal checks.

 

DISTRICT COURT AND SUPERIOR COURT ONLINE PAYMENT CENTER IS NOW LOCATED AT THE ENTRY OF THE BENTON COUNTY JUSTICE CENTER

 
       
       
       

       
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