On occasion, the court will order that one or both parents vistation will be supervised. Family or friends, if qualified, can be called upon to serve as supervisors. The court has adopted a policy entitled "Expectations for Supervised Visitation" in order to establish uniformity and accountability in supervisded vistation. Click on the link below to download a copy of the policy.
Non-professional supervisors must sign an acknowledgment declaring that they have read the policy and agree to abide by the same. It is included in the "Expectations for Supervised Visitation" document.
The process for ex parte has changed in both counties on a permanent basis. Click HERE for a description of the process.
Further, the Court requires that litigants submitting orders ex parte must attest to whether or not a notice of disqualification has been filed. Click HERE to view Judicial Resolution 17-002 and related form.
Superior Court Administration Benton County Justice Center
7122 W Okanogan Pl
Kennewick, WA 99336
The Courts will be closed for Memorial Day on Monday, May 28, 2018.
Trials will not be held during the week of April 10, 2018 due to Judicial Spring Conference.
Please refer to Court Holiday Schedule to see changes to regular calendar.
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