Judge Laura Riquelme serves as one of Skagit County’s four Superior Court judges.  Superior Court hears a wide variety of cases, ranging from criminal cases, civil lawsuits, family law, and juvenile law.  She has been honored to serve as a judge on these cases that have significant impacts on the lives of individuals directly named as parties to those cases, their families, and the community as a whole.

 

Judge Riquelme particularly enjoys working with young people to educate them about the legal system and civics.  She also serves on several boards within Skagit County and is active in this community that has given her so much.

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2 months ago

Judge Laura Riquelme

The recent release of a seismic report on the courthouse has resulted in many people expressing concern and asking questions. The lead engineer from the study presented his findings and potential next steps to the Skagit County Commissioners this afternoon. The full session was recorded and is available for viewing here:

Record of the Proceedings - Thursday Session - Jul 18th, 2019
Live and Recorded Public meetings of Record of the Proceedings - Thursday Session for County of Skagit
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For those of you who hadn't heard of the report, it was covered in Sunday's Herald. The full video from this afternoon's presentation is more helpful in its explanation of the report and where to go from here, but this is the preliminary article:https://www.goskagit.com/news/local_news/skagit-county-courthouse-in-danger-in-seismic-event/article_68faf73c-5962-5e70-90b3-9f5bbd9982a4.html

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3 months ago

Judge Laura Riquelme

Family Reunification Day was a great success! It was wonderful to see so many providers and community groups come together to support parents and kids who were or are currently involved in the dependency process. We had a fire truck, face painting, games, tons of delicious food, gifts, and a chance to hear from parents who engaged in services and were able to reunify with their children. ... See MoreSee Less

Family Reunification Day was a great success! It was wonderful to see so many providers and community groups come together to support parents and kids who were or are currently involved in the dependency process. We had a fire truck, face painting, games, tons of delicious food, gifts, and a chance to hear from parents who engaged in services and were able to reunify with their children.Image attachmentImage attachment

 

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Thank you for all of your amazing contributions to the bench!