Benton & Franklin Counties Superior Court
Benton & Franklin Counties Superior Court

Appearing by Telephone

Effective January 1, 2017:  With the exception of Civil Case Status Conferences, telephonic appearances are strongly disfavored.  However, the judicial officer assigned to a proceeding has discretion to allow telephonic appearances. Litigants wishing to appear by telephone must file a motion and proposed order, supported by affidavit, seeking permission to appear telephonically.  A copy must be sent to Tiffany Deaton in Court Administration who will submit it to the presiding judicial officer ex parte.  If approved, the litigant must confer with Ms. Deaton to make arrangements for the telephone call.



Ex Parte

Important Notice

The Court has revised its process for ex parte.  Click HERE to view Judicial Resolution 17-002 and related form.

Superior Court Administration Benton County Justice Center

7122 W Okanogan Pl

Building A

Kennewick, WA 99336



Importance Notice

Fall Judicial Meeting will be on Friday, September 15, 2017. There will not be any proceedings that afternoon.


Fall Judicial Confereence will be September 18 through 20, 2017. There will not be any trials that week.


Veteran's Day will be on Friday, November 10, 2017. 


Please refer to Court Holiday Schedule to see changes to regular calendar.


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