Civil Protection Orders

Staff Name
Phone Email
Aimee Maurer
Judge 509-477-2961   
Charity Ward
Judicial Assistant
509-477-2976 [email protected]
Tara Carter Court Clerk
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Civil Protection Orders
  • Anti-Harassment Protection Order Petitions
  • Domestic Violence Protection Order Petitions
  • Sexual Assault Protection Order Petitions
  • Stalking Protection Order Petitions

Ex parte petitions for temporary protection orders are heard at the following location:
Public Safety Building
 2nd floor (check with receptionist for courtroom location)
 1100 W Mallon
 Monday to Friday 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM

For Questions Related to Civil Protection Orders -
You May Contact the Civil Protection Order Clerk at: (509) 477- 2953
The Civil Protection Order Clerk CANNOT Provide Any Legal Advice.

Click here for Guidelines for filing documents for protection orders

Protection Order Petitions can be obtained here:
Public Safety Building
1100 W. Mallon Ave.
Windows 7 - 9

Ex Parte and Permanent Order Hearings held at:
Building with large glass windows, with a sign reading, "Spokane County-City Public Safety Buildi
Public Safety Building
1100 W Mallon Ave.
Second Floor
  1. Anti- Harassment
  2. Domestic Violence
  3. Sexual Assault
  4. Stalking
    • Are for parties that do not have a domestic relationship.
      • Note:  They have never resided together.
    • Neighbors.
    • Co-workers.
    • Not related by blood or marriage.
    • Parents may file on behalf of minor children if the Respondent is 18 years or older.
    • If the Respondent is under 18 years of age, the petition for protection must be filed in Superior Court.