Franklin County Domestic Violence Calendar
Benton County Domestic Violence Calendar
There are various types of protection orders available depending on the circumstances. The requirements for each order is controlled by a different statute. Domestic Violence Protection Orders are authorized under RCW Chapter 26.50. Anti-Harassment Orders may be obtained under RCW Chapter 10.14. Stalking Orders are controlled by RCW Chapter 7.92. Extreme Risk Protection Orders are avaialble under RCW Chapter 7.94.
Restraining Orders protecting parties and property interests in domestic cases are authorized under RCW Chapter 26.09 and RCW Chapter 26.26. Sexual Assault Proection Orders are available under RCW Chapter 7.90. Protection for Vunerable Adults can be obtained under RCW Chapter 74.34. In criminal cases, no-contact orders may be entered pursuant to RCW Chapter 10.97.
Click below to access mandatory forms from the Washington Administrator of the Courts.
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.
RCW 7.06.040 was amended changing eligibility requirements for arbitrators under the mandatory arbitration process. Click HERE for information and attestation form.
Superior Court Administration Benton County Justice Center
7122 W Okanogan Pl
Kennewick, WA 99336
There will be no Court proceedings on the afternoon of Septmeber 14, 2018 due to a judicial meeting. The Courts will be closed for Veterans Day on Monday, November 12, 2018.
Please refer to Court Holiday Schedule to see changes to regular calendar.
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