Family Court

Honorable Timothy B. Fennessy 

  • Courtroom 307, Family Law Judge

Honorable Michael P. Price

  • Courtroom 204, Family Law Judge

Superior Court Commissioners

  • Family Law Center, Room 200, 509-477-5702
  • Honorable Tami M. Chavez, Room 306
  • Honorable Nichole Swennumson, Juvenile Court
  • Honorable Kevin Stewart, Room 200
  • Honorable Michelle Ressa, Room 200
  • Honorable John Stine, 4th Floor Annex
  • Honorable Tony M. Rugel, Room 200
  • Honorable Julia Pelc, Court Administrator's Office
  • Honorable Jacquelyn High-Edward, Room 304
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.
  1. Local Court Rules for Spokane County

    Effective June 28, 2019, Local Court Rules for Spokane County. Read on...
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