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

Community Supervision Services

  • Intake Services:
    Provides investigation and assessment services for Court on youth for the purpose of providing the Court with information for decisions related to detention, release conditions and disposition decision.
  • Diagnostic Services:
    Provides complete diagnostic investigations and reports on all youth who are charged with an offense for which they are committable to a state institution under a standard range sentence.
  • Community Supervision Services (CSS):
  • Provides assessment, case management and monitoring of all youth who are placed on community supervision. Click on the Staff Directory below to locate a specific Juvenile Probation Counselor.

 

  • Juvenile Drug Court (JDC):
    Provides an intensive 9-12 month program for eligible juvenile offenders whose drug use was a primary influence in the their criminal conduct. Intensive case management of juvenile drug users, providing treatment and life skills. For additional information please contact:

Troy Grall

Juvenile Probation Counselor II

509-736-2733

troy.grall@co.benton.wa.us

Juvenile Drug Court Brochure

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Juvenile Drug Court Brochure-Spanish

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  • Selective Aggressive Probation (SAP):

Provides intensive supervision and services to youth identified by Law Enforcement, Prosecutors and Probation Counselors as highest risk to re-offend. For additonal information please contact:

Patrick Luce

Juvenile Probation Counselor III

509-783-2151 ext. 2523

patrick.luce@co.benton.wa.us

 

Michael Muai

Juvenile Probation Counselor II

509-783-2151 ext. 2746

michael.muai@co.benton.wa.us

SAP Flyer

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  • Probation-School Liaison Program:

Provides probation services to all youth at Pasco and Chiawana High Schools that are on Court-ordered probation. Also provides Aggression Replacement Training and case management services to a study group of youth that have significant school discipline history for aggressive behaviors.

For additional information in regards to Pasco High School please contact:

Ramiro Gomez

Juvenile Probation Counselor II

509-736-2764/509-547-5581 ext. 3577

ramiro.gomez@co.benton.wa.us

 

For additional information in regards to Chiawana High School please contact:

Shawn Guajardo

Juvenile Probation Counselor II

509-783-2151 ext. 2553/509-543-6786 ext. 5703

shawn.guajardo@co.benton.wa.us

 

  • Special Sexual Offender Disposition Program (SSODA):

Provides evaluation, treatment, monitoring of young sexual offenders who qualify for this program. For additional information please contact:

Elizabeth Lee

Unit Supervisor

509-222-2319

elizabeth.lee@co.benton.wa.us

 

SSODA Brochure

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  • Aggression Replacement Training (ART):

Provides research based cognitive-behavioral program lasting 10 weeks for all eligible youth on Court ordered probation. This program has proved to reduce recidivism among juvenile offenders. For additional information please contact:

Patrick Luce

Juvenile Probation Counselor III

509-783-2151 ext. 2523

patrick.luce@co.benton.wa.us

 

ART Brochure

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  • Functional Family Therapy (FFT):

Provide research based FFT according to the prescribed model to eligible youth based on risk assessment tool. For additional information please contact:

Caleb Peck

Juvenile Probation Counselor III

509-736-2734

caleb.peck@co.benton.wa.us

FFT Brochure

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  • Chemical Dependency Disposition Alternative (CDDA)

Post-disposition program for youth with substance abuse issues, but not necessarily drug/alcohol charges. Suspends confinement time as incentive to participation in treatment.

Amy Ayres

Juvenile Probation Counselor II

509-737-2772

amy.ayres@co.benton.wa.us

CDDA Program Overview

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Parent Resource Guide to Understanding the Court Process-English

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Parent Resource Guide to Understanding the Court Process-Spanish

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Frequently Asked Questions in Criminal Matters

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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

509-736-3071

 

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.

         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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