Family Court

Honorable Ellen Kalama Clark

  • Courtroom 400, Family Law Judge

Honorable Tony Hazel

  • Courtroom 303, Family Law Judge

Superior Court Commissioners

  • Family Law Center, Room 200, 509-477-5702
  • Honorable Rachelle E Anderson, Room 200
  • Honorable Tami M. Chavez, Room 306
  • Honorable Nichole Swennumson, Room 304
  • Honorable Kevin Stewart. Juvenile Court
  • Honorable Michelle Ressa, Room 200
  • Honorable Tony M. Rugel, Room 200
  • Honorable Julia Pelc, Court Administrator's Office
  • Honorable Jacquelyn High-Edward, Juvenile Court
Dissolution of Marriage Video

Family Law Responsibilities

  • Family Law / Domestic Relations Matters include:
    • Dissolution/Legal Separation/Invalidity of a Marriage
    • Modification of Custody/Parenting Plan
    • Modification of Child Support Order
    • Establishment of Parentage (Paternity)
    • Non-parental (Third Party) Custody
  • Ex Parte Court
  • Civil Commitment

Family Law Coordinator

The Family Law Coordinator coordinates all Court calendars, schedules and case management issues for the 8 Court Commissioners.

Court House Facilitator (Family Law)

The Court House Facilitator (Family Law) facilitates to empower Pro Se individuals with necessary instructions, forms, and efforts necessary to participate with the Family Court.

Children's Waiting Room

The Children's Waiting Room is a free drop-in childcare program available to residents of Spokane County attending to business on the Spokane County Courthouse campus.

Daily Court Room Assignments

View daily court room assignments.