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

Jury Duty

The judges of Benton Franklin Counties Superior Court understand and appreciate that jury duty can be inconvenient.  But, jurors are an indispensible part of our system of justice.  We are grateful for your willingness to serve as jurors.  We hope you will find the experience to be rewarding.  Thank you for doing your civic duty.

Frequently Asked Questions

 

Click HERE for answers to many questions regarding jury service, together with resources for jurors and employers.

Public Service Announcement

 

The Washington Pattern Jury Instruction Committee partnered with the BJA Public Trust and Confidence Committee to prepare a public seervice announcement concernig jury duty. Click on the following link to view the video:  Without You There Is No Justice.

Benton County Jury Duty

Franklin County Jury Duty

Ex Parte

Important Notice

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.

Arbitrator Eligibility

Important Notice

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

Building A

Kennewick, WA 99336

509-736-3071

 

Importance Notice

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.

         DISCLAIMER

Due to the rapidly changing nature of the Court’s information on the internet pages, the Benton and Franklin Counties Superior Courts cannot insure 100% accuracy.  The data and links are provided for informational purposes only and may not have been updated on the date you view it.  The Courts assume no liability for any legal consequences arising out of any information on these pages.

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