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Posted on: December 10, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Suspension of Criminal and Civil Jury Trials extended

DECEMBER 10, 2020

SUSPENSION OF JURY TRIALS

Today, Pierce County Superior Court postponed criminal jury trials until at least February 1, 2021 and civil jury trials until at least March 1, 2021. There are no jury trials ongoing at the County City Building currently. This decision was made in part due to the Governor’s extension of his restriction on gatherings and our interest in keeping staff and court participants as safe as possible. Emergency Order 20-22, does not affect bench trials, or other in-court appearances.

Superior Court requests that citizens of Pierce County follow the recommendations of the Governor in order to reduce the spread of COVID-19.

 

About Pierce County Superior Court: 

Pierce County Superior Court is the second largest superior court in the state of Washington and is proud to serve the citizens and visitors of Pierce County. The court is staffed with 22 judges and nine commissioners. There are three sites where court is held; the County City Building at 930 Tacoma Ave S., Tacoma, Remann Hall Juvenile Court at 5501 6th Ave, Tacoma, and Western State Hospital at 9601 Steilacoom Blvd SW, Lakewood. For more information, please visit our website at http://www.piercecountywa.gov/superiorcourt.  

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