Family Law Coordinator

The Family Law Coordinator is responsible for the management of all related family law calendars and events scheduled with various Court Commissioners. If you are a pro se litigant seeking procedural information, please contact the Courthouse Facilitator (Family Law).
  View the Court Commissioners Daily Calendar Rotation Schedule (PDF)

Due to the Clerk's Office Odyssey training, the Court will cancel the following dockets September 24-28.  Please do not schedule any matters for these dockets as there will not be any hearings set on these days.  Ex Parte will remain open as usual.
9/24:  Paternity Motion & Support Modification Calendars
9/25:  Family Law Motion & Support Modification Calendars
9/26:  Paternity & Family Law Motion Calendars
9/27:  Family Law Motion Calendar
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Commissioner Chamber Locations

Commissioner Chambers
Swennumson 304
Chavez 306
Ressa 200
Anderson 200
Rugel 200
Stewart Juvenile
Pelc Court Administrator Office
High-Edward Juvenile

Family Law / Paternity Department

The Family Law/Paternity Department has Procedural Guidelines (PDF) available that outline information regarding:
  • Family Law Docket Call
  • Paternity Dockets
  • Presentment Hearings
  • Motions For Reconsideration

Registry Listing of Title 26 Guardians Ad Litem (GAL)

View Spokane County's Statement of Policies and Procedures (PDF) regarding Guardians Ad Litem (RCW Title 26). The following list cannot be used for the rotation. You must contact the Family Law Center for the next 3 names in rotation.

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.