In conjunction with the recommendations from the Washington State Department of Health, the Centers for Disease Control, and our local Benton Franklin Counties Health District, the following protocols are in place:
DO NOT REPORT TO
THE COURTHOUSE IF:
JURORS SHOULD NOT REPORT TO THE COURTHOUSE IF THEY ARE FEELING ILL, EXPERIENCING SYMPTOMS OF COVID-19, HAVE BEEN EXPOSED TO COVID-19 WITHIN THE LAST FOURTEEN (14) DAYS, OR HAVE BEEN INSTRUCTED TO QUARANTINE.
Jurors who are ill, experiencing symptoms of COVID-19, or are under quarantine should contact the Benton County Jury Department at 509-735-8388 ext. 3094 or the Franklin County Jury Department at 509-546-5805 or firstname.lastname@example.org to reschedule their jury service.
EXTENDED POSTPONEMENTS FOR HIGH-RISK POPULATIONS:
During the COVID-19 state of emergency, jurors may request postponement of jury service if you, or a household member, are considered at high risk for COVID-19.
Those considered at high risk include the following:
You should have completed an online questionnaire with the above information. If not and you wish postponement, please call Benton County at 509-735-8388 ext. 3094 or Franklin County at 509-546-5805 or email@example.com.
Court's Response to Coronavirus Pandemic
En respuesta a la nueva pandemia de coronavirus (o COVID-19), nuestros servicios estaran limitados
Click HERE for the latest information concerning the Court's response to the Coronavirus pandemic.
The Superior Court bench is beginnings its annual review of the Superior Court Local Court Rules. Should you have any suggested amendments or new rules to be considered, please forward your comments to Tiffany Deaton no later than April 23, 2021.
Click HERE for a description of the Ex Parte process.
Click HERE for information and attestation 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 31, 2021.
Please refer to the Court Holiday Schedule to see changes to regular calendar.
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