without prior permission from the judicial officer presiding in that courtroom pursuant to General Rule 16
Unless you have already received express permission of the Court to record a specific proceeding, by clicking on any of the "Watch" tabs below you agree that you will not record, and not allow others to record, any of these proceedings.
To request permission, please contact the Court Administrator.
Due to Public Health Concerns, Island County Superior Court has signed several emergency orders. Please review the orders by clicking on the links below.
Emergency Order No. 2020-1 Court Operations
Emergency Order No. 2020-2 Court Operations
Emergency Order No. 2020-3 Court Operations
Emergency Order No. 2020-4 Court Operations
Emergency Order No. 2020-5 Court Operations
Emergency Order No. 2020-6 Court Operations
Emergency Order No. 2020-7 Court Operations
Emergency Order No. 2020-8 Court Operations
Emergency Order No. 2021-1 Court Operations
Emergency Order No. 2021-2 Court Operations
Emergency Order No. 2021-3 Court Operations
Masks are required for anyone who is physically present in the courtroom. You must provide your own masks as the court will not provide them.
The information for telephonic appearances is as follows:
Please connect to the courtroom a minimum of five (5) minutes prior to your scheduled appearance. Please remain silent on the line until your case is called. When possible, please do not place your device on speakerphone as this creates feedback in the courtroom. For your convenience, we have attached the weekly court schedule below. This will assist you in determining which courtroom you should be calling for your hearing. If you need further information/clarification please contact Court Administration at (360)679-7361.
Per Emergency Order No. 2020-8, all persons appearing for cases involving petitions for orders of protection shall appear by video via StarLeaf. You may appear by video by visiting www.starleaf.com. Once you are on the website, click the green button labeled "Join Meeting" on the upper right side (please see picture below).
After clicking "Join Meeting," you will be directed to a StarLeaf join meeting box where you will input the meeting ID (see picture below). Input the meeting ID that is associated with the Judge you will be appearing in front of and then click "Join Meeting."
Follow the instructions to open StarLeaf Launcher to join your meeting. Instructions vary depending on which web application you are using. If you need any assistance joining a StarLeaf hearing for a court appearance, please do not hesitate to contact Court Administration at (360)679-7361.
NOTICE RE: DEPENDENCY & GUARDIANSHIP CASES
PARTIES APPEARING IN RESPONSE TO A NOTICE OF HEARING REGARDING A DEPENDENCY FACT-FINDING, TERMINATION FACT-FINDING, OR TITLE 13 GUARDIANSHIP FACT-FINDING MAY APPEAR TELEPHONICALLY OR IN PERSON.
THE INFORMATION FOR TELEPHONIC APPEARANCES IS AS FOLLOWS TO APPEAR IN JUDGE SKINNER'S COURTROOM:
TO APPEAR IN JUDGE CLIFF'S COURTROOM:
PARTIES MAY APPEAR IN PERSON FOR THEIR HEARING IF THEY FEEL COMFORTABLE DOING SO AND DO NOT FEEL THEIR HEALTH OR SAFETY WOULD BE IN JEOPARDY. PARTIES MUST WEAR A MASK AND FOLLOW SIX FOOT SOCIAL DISTANCING GUIDELINES WHEN PHYSICALLY PRESENT IN THE COURTROOMS.
If you are in need of Legal Services during COVID-19 please refer to the following document: Civil Legal Aid
Our primary purpose is to decide cases fairly and impartially, based solely on applicable facts and law.
In administering the court, our goals are to provide efficient and courteous service to all, to promote respect for the law, and to provide equal access to justice.
We encourage you to review our website. Your comments will make a valuable contribution to what type of information is posted. Please e-mail the court administrator at M.Frazier@islandcountywa.gov.
The court will be closed in 2021 on the following dates:
Location :Law & Justice Bldg.101 NE 6th StreetCoupeville, WA 98239
Phone NumbersWhidbey:(360) 679-7361Camano:(360) 629-4522 ext. 7361South Whidbey:(360) 321-5111 ext. 7361
Mailing Address:PO BOX 5000Coupeville WA 98239-5000
Office Hours:8:00AM to 4:30PMMonday through Friday