Prosecutor

Due to Covid-19, the Snohomish County Prosecutor’s Office Reception Desk will be closed until approximately April 24th, with the possibility of a longer closure depending upon further direction from Prosecutor Adam Cornell, the Snohomish Health District, and other county leaders.


You can still contact the office by phone between 8:30 AM and Noon and from 1:00 PM to 4:30 PM by dialing 425-388-3333 and selecting "0".

Responsibilities

The Prosecuting Attorney's Office is responsible for prosecuting all adult and juvenile felony cases referred by county law enforcement agencies, and all misdemeanor and gross misdemeanor cases referred by the county sheriff, the State Patrol, all state agencies, and some cities who have contracted with the county for misdemeanor prosecution services.

Programs & Units

The office provides the Therapeutic Alternatives to Prosecution (TAP) program, which holds selected offenders accountable for their offenses while avoiding the costs of case filing, court, and incarceration. The office maintains a Victim / Witness Unit, which provides advocacy services for crime victims and facilitates the testimony of crime victims.

Civil Division

The Civil Division of the office also serves as the legal advisor to all county departments and agencies and defends or prosecutes civil cases on behalf of county government.

Family Support Division

The Family Support Division litigates issues regarding child support in cases referred by the State Department of Social and Health Services, Division of Child Support.

The Snohomish County Prosecuting Attorney is elected to a four-year term and is in charge of prosecuting adult and juvenile felony cases in Snohomish County.

Justice Portal

Only authorized users, i.e., Law Enforcement Agencies, may use the Law Enforcement Justice Portal application.

Charging and Disposition Standards

2018 Charging and Disposition Standards (PDF)

TAP Referral Criteria (PDF)