Filing Documents with the Superior Court Clerk

In-Person Customer Service Closed

Effective Monday, April 6, 2020 |  Superior Court Clerk's Office Public counters are closed.

The Clerk's Office continues to provide online, phone and mail-in filing services Monday - Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 12:45 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. excluding holidays. Clerk modified services are detailed  here.

File in person

You can file Superior Court case documents at the Clerk’s Office during regular business hours
If the document requires a filing fee, go directly to the cashier’s counter. 
Documents that don’t require a filing fee may be placed into the Clerk’s filing drop box or given directly to the customer services clerk for filing.

File by mail

You can mail documents to the Clerk’s Office to be filed.  If a filing fee is required, include the appropriate payment.  The clerk accepts payment in the form of a business check or money order made payable to Snohomish County Clerk; personal checks are not accepted. 
For a “received” stamped copy of your filed document, include a self-addressed stamped envelope and an extra copy of the document(s).

Ex Parte via the Clerk

Ex Parte via the Clerk is a mail-in service where attorneys and pro-se litigants can submit select matters to be presented to the appropriate judge or commissioner by the Ex Parte Clerk. For more information on this service visit our Ex Parte via the Clerk webpage.

Fax Filing (Attorneys Only)

Attorneys may file documents with Snohomish County Superior Court Clerk by facsimile (fax) transmission, pursuant to provisions of General Rule 17 (GR 17). Click here for more information on this service.

File Electronically

Odyssey File & Serve Electronic Filing (eFileWA) coming in 2020


eFileWA benefits include:

  • Reduced average filing time
  • Lowered costs for filing, anytime from any Internet-ready computer
  • Eliminated costly trips to the courthouse
  • Enhanced reporting and financial reconciliation
  • Increased access to file-stamped copies of your court documents

 Updates on project status and availability will be posted here.