The monetary limit for a civil lawsuit in District Court is $100,000. The filing fee is $73.00 For court dates, scheduling or other information, please contact District Court at 509-447-4110 OR 1-800-359-1506.
Please forward all correspondence to:
Pend Oreille District Court
229 S. Garden Avenue, P.O. Box 5030
Newport, Washington 99156
EMAIL: districtcourt [at] pendoreille.org
Pend Oreille County District Court processes Anti-Harassment, and Stalking protection orders. If you are filing something other than these, you will need to contact Pend Oreille County Superior Court at 509-447-2435. Different types of protection orders.
To get your case started, you will need to file the Petition for Protection order form, Law Enforcement & Confidential Information form and the Temporary Protection Order & Hearing notice form. Protection order instructions and forms may be found here.
There is a $73.00 filing fee for an Anti-Harassment protection order. Please contact the District Court office for information on how to pay this fee, or find out information on how to file a motion and order of indigency. Phone: 509-447-4110 or email at districtcourt [at] pendoreille.org
Protection Orders e-FILING:
Protection Orders can be electronically filed to the Pend Oreille County District Court Office. An electronic filed copy shall constitute an original for all court purposes.
Documents being electronically filed must:
- be completed actual court forms
- be in PDF format, 8.5×11 inches, Portrait orientation, not contain embedded videos.
To submit Protection Orders packets, click on the link Protection Orders. This will open a form with the following form fields: Full Name (required), Email (required), Phone# (required), Firm Name (optional), Document Description (optional). The Date field is automatically populated. After filling out the form fields click on “Attach Protection Order/Packet” to upload one or multiple documents (required). When ready click on the “Submit” button.
Options to Help You Complete and Submit Your Forms to the Court
Family Crisis Network Advocates can help with protection orders, crisis intervention, information, referrals, safety planning, and other support. Advocates can help you with the process of requesting legal protection from an abusive spouse/partner, family member, stranger, or friend. Advocates cannot give legal advice therefore cannot represent you in court but can support you through the court process. Their contact information is below and you can find additional information on their website. If you are in a crisis and need to speak to an after-hours advocate please contact their 24hr helpline. Please note, if the courts are closed, a protection order will not be able to be filed until courts resume normal business hours.
Hours of Operation:
Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri 9am-12pm and 1pm-4pm
Closed Saturday, Sunday, and all official holidays
During Business Hours: 509-447-2274
24hr helpline 509-447-5483
Kalispel Tribe Victim Assistance Services Advocates can help with protection orders, crisis intervention, information, referrals, safety planning, and other support. Kalispel Tribe Victim Assistance Services exists to provide healing, understanding, resources, awareness and respect for ALL victims including both Tribal members and members of the community. Advocates can help you with the process of requesting legal protection from an abusive spouse/partner, family member, stranger, or friend. Advocates cannot give legal advice therefore cannot represent you in court but can support you through the court process. Their contact information is below and you can find additional information on their website.
72 Camas Flat Rd., Cusick, WA
Hours of Operation
Monday thru Thursday 7am-5pm
Closed Friday, Saturday, Sunday, and all official holidays
During Business Hours: 509-447-7155
24hr helpline 877-700-7175
Complete an online interview in 30-60 minutes to help you create your own court forms for a protection order at the Washington Law Help website.
Create an account – – this is highly recommended. This will let you start/stop, save, edit, and upload the forms you create. Read through the “Introduction” and “Before you Start” to help you understand the process.
Once you have saved your forms, you may submit them to the District Court office or deliver them to the District Court Office at the address above. You may only submit NEW petitions and supporting forms for a protection order to this link. When submitting your NEW petition, please provide your e-mail address and daytime phone number so that the District Court office may reach you once the court has reviewed your documents.
After your case has been filed, do not use the link provided below. You must file all other documents at the District Court Office in person (229 S. Garden, Newport) or via regular mail to the District Court Office (P.O. Box 5030, Newport, WA 99156). Any documents submitted to the link for an existing case will be immediately rejected and not filed in your case file. If you have any questions, please contact the District Court office.