Is there an online glossary for definitions of legal terms used in Washington State?


Yes.  There are several glossaries on the Washington Courts Web site:


  1. The Resources, Publications, and Reports/A Guide to Terms Used in Washington State Courts/Glossary of Terms.
  2. The Caseload/Supreme Court/Annual/Glossary/Supreme Court Glossary.
  3. The Caseload/Court of Appeals/Annual/Glossary/Court of Appeals Glossary.
  4. The Caseload/Superior Court/Monthly/Glossary/Superior Court Glossary.
  5. The Caseload/Courts of Limited Jurisdiction/Monthly/Glossary/Courts of Limited Jurisdiction Glossary.


There is also a Glossary on the Washington LawHelp Web site.

See also:  Answer: ACRONYMS Used by Courts in Washington


If this did not answer your question or if you have a suggestion, please E-Mail Washington Courts.  You will receive a response by e-mail.

RN ID 1334   |    Published 08/25/2005 09:21 AM   |    Updated 08/12/2014 03:57 PM