Cowlitz County Online Civil Protection Orders
Cowlitz county has provided this free website that allows you to prepare and file your civil protection orders
Which Protection Order applies to a situation
Types of Civil Protection Orders
How it works
This website asks you a series of questions to suggest the most appropriate protection order based on the guidelines provided by Cowlitz County Superior Court
1. Create Packet Free
Step through each topic and section answering simple questions. Eliminate the frustration of not understanding the legal jargon. This program will generate your protection order documents for you.
2. E-File with the Clerk's Office Free
File the paperwork for free. For Anti-harassment Petition & Order (coming soon) the court may charge a filing fee. The court will reply to you electronically with information on how to pay for that process. The Clerk’s office will reply to you electronically with any questions or directions for you.