The Snohomish County Clerk is elected to a four-year term. The functions of the Clerk’s Office are to serve citizens involved with the Snohomish County Superior Court system and support the Superior Court system by receiving and processing court documents; assisting in court proceedings; maintaining court files, records, and exhibits; receipting fees, fines, and court ordered moneys; and disbursing funds.
The County Clerk’s Office was originally established to provide the public with unfettered access to a fair, accurate,and independently established record of the opinions, decisions, and judgments of the judiciary. By fulfilling this historic mission, the county clerk helps to ensure the separation of powers among the three branches of government.
The Clerk’s Office also assists individuals representing themselves in the Snohomish County Superior Court system through two direct service programs:
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