Civil Court

Honorable Harold D. Clarke III Presiding Judge

Superior Court Presiding Judge responsibilities include:
  • Administrative Management of the Superior Court
  • Oversees Civil Case Assignments

Civil Motions on Non-Assigned Cases

  • Fridays, 9 a.m. (Instructions & Note for Hearing Form)
  • Temporary Restraining Orders
  • Injunctions 
  • Lower Court Appeals 
  • Types of Motions typically heard: Replevins; Restoration of Gun Rights; Motions on cases not assigned to an IC Judge; Civil Revisions; Motion to Assign case to IC Judge; Motion to Continue case as Active Case
Questions on the above hearings can be directed to the Civil Court Coordinator at 509-477-4402.
Service by publication: View a list of acceptable publications.

Current Trial Judge Assignments



The Civil Court Coordinator is responsible for the management of the Mandatory Arbitration Program and assignment of civil cases to IC Court Departments.

Court Calendar, Case & Room Assignments

You may view the Superior Court calendar and case assignments by date and the daily court room assignments.