If you are filing a Joel’s Law petition at Western State Hospital please ring the bell at the Clerk’s office and give your paperwork to security. If you have questions please call 253-798-7717
The Clerk of the Superior Court's duties are mostly administrative in nature, being quasi-judicial in some cases. The clerk is responsible for maintaining the records of all cases filed in the Superior Court.
The clerk has several quasi-judicial duties, which include issuance of various writs, orders, subpoenas and warrants in support of the court's decisions, as well as administration of the Mandatory Arbitration System.