Superior Court

Presiding Judge: George F.B. Appel
Court Administrator: Andrew G. Somers

Letter to our community (June 17, 2020) from the Snohomish County Superior Court Judges and Commissioners.

Invitation to the Public

Welcome to Snohomish County Superior Court. Most trials and hearings are open to the public. We encourage our citizens to become more familiar with their courts.

If you have questions regarding accessing additional information about court process and programs, please feel free to contact Court Administration.

CH Rendition

Superior Court has modified operations in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, please see below for changes.  

Modification of Court Operations


Snohomish County Superior Court Emergency Orders
Unlawful Detainer Residential Non-Payment of Rent


Beginning Monday, March 28th, 2022. Snohomish County Superior Court will begin utilizing Zoom for parties to connect to the Civil Trial Calendar and is no longer using Skype.

The Zoom connectivity information for the Civil Trial Calendar can be found on the Civil Trial Calendar webpage.

Civil Trials


Civil Trial Call 
Civil Remote Bench Trial Protocol -  UPDATED 06/30/2020
Civil Expedited Bench Trials
Civil Remote Jury Trial
Pro Tems for Civil Trials

Criminal Matters:
Criminal Calendar
Criminal Calendar Note

Family Law Information:

Changes to Commissioners Calendar

Guidelines for Orders regarding Children COVI9-19 
Information about ADR Compliance Hearings

Evictions & Unlawful Detainers Information:

Eviction Resolution Program
Emergency Order re Eviction Resolution Program (01/25/2021)
Emergency Order re Eviction Resolution Program

New Administrative Order


Snohomish County Superior Court Emergency Order 38-20