Columbia County Superior Court
Honorable Brooke J. Burns, Judge
Tammy Tenny, Superior Court Administrator for Asotin, Columbia & Garfield Counties
Phone: (509) 243-2082
Email Tammy Tenny
Columbia County Superior Court shares it's Judge with Asotin and Garfield Counties. The state constitution vests authority in the legislature to direct the number of judges of the Superior court. Thus, the Superior Court Judge for Columbia, Asotin, and Garfield counties alternates between the three county seats.
Columbia County Superior Court is a trial court of general jurisdiction having original and appellate jurisdiction as authorized by the Constitution and the laws of the State of Washington.
This court has state-wide jurisdiction and hears major criminal matters (felonies), civil cases including cases involving real property, domestic relations matters, appeals from lower courts, and appeals from state administrative agencies. Superior Court also has jurisdiction in adoption, probate and competency cases.
Juvenile Court is a department of Superior Court and hears juvenile offender matters as well as child dependency cases.
Due to the rapidly changing nature of the information on the internet pages, Columbia County Superior Court cannot insure 100% accuracy. The data and links are provided for informational purposes only and may not have been updated on the date you view it. The courts assume no liability for any legal consequences arising out of any information on these pages.