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Civil Protection Orders

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Phone Email
  Court Clerk
509-477-2953  CivilProtectionOrder@spokanecounty.org 
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Civil Protection Order Petitions may be filed electronically Monday through Friday. 

Please visit our website, https://www.spokanecounty.org/2789/Civil-Protection-Orders to download and fill out the petition electronically.

Once fully completed, please email the petition to: CivilProtectionOrder@spokanecounty.org


Drop-Off in person at the Civil Clerk’s Office (Broadway Centre Building 721 N. Jefferson Spokane WA 8:30am-12:00pm/1:00pm-5:00pm Monday through Friday)

After you have emailed or dropped off your petition, a staff member will contact you within one business day regarding the Judge’s decision. Please be watching your email.


In-Person submission hours are 1:15pm-3:15pm Monday through Friday in Courtroom 202, Broadway Centre Building 721 N Jefferson Spokane 

If you have any questions, please email: CivilProtectionOrder@spokanecounty.org

Or call: (509)-477-2953

Hearing Attending information and options

Civil Protection Orders
  • Anti-Harassment Protection Order Petitions [Must pay $73 filing fee at 509-477-4770, option 8, OR submit fee waiver motion form at the time of submission.]
  •  Domestic Violence Protection Order Petitions
  • Sexual Assault Protection Order Petitions
  • Stalking Protection Order Petitions

Protection Order Petitions can be obtained, and Ex parte petitions for temporary protection orders are heard, at the following location:
Broadway Center Building
721 N. Jefferson
2nd floor, Courtroom 202
Monday to Friday 1:15 PM to 3:15 PM
Broadway Center Building
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

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, check with reception or kiosk for Courtroom
  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.
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    1100 W Mallon
    Spokane, WA  99260
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