Snohomish County District Court will be closed October 27th, 2023, for All Staff Training Day.
Presiding Judge Rancourt issued Administrative Order 23-03 on September 22, 2023. This order rescinds a number of orders that were entered during the pendency of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Snohomish County District Court has amended its local rules. You can see the new rules here. The new rules went into effect September 1, 2023.
Pro Tem Training on October 7, 2023, is cancelled. For more information contact Marianne Boggie at 425-388-3136.
Effective May 15, 2023, District Court will no longer offer a virtual option for the jail calendar. Those who would like to participate or view the calendar may appear in Everett Courtroom 3C at the Everett Division, 3000 Rockefeller Ave., Everett, WA, 98201.
State v. Blake is a 2021 Washington State Supreme Court decision that held that the drug possession law was unconstitutional. If you were convicted of soliciting possession of a controlled substance, possession of marijuana, or certain other drug related misdemeanor or gross misdemeanor offenses in Snohomish County District Court you may be eligible to have your conviction vacated and a refund of any legal financial obligations (LFOs) paid on these cases. For more information visit https://www.snohomishcountywa.gov/6255/State-v-Blake-Refunds.
District Court resolves and adjudicates infractions, criminal traffic, and criminal non-traffic violations. It also processes small claims, civil actions, name changes, anti-harassment orders, and domestic violence protection orders.
Please be advised that District Court does not respond to inquiries via email. For District Court information, please contact the automated information line at 425-388-3331.
A drop box is located at each division of the District Court. You may drop off payments and/or hearing requests. Please include your full name and case number on all documents. Please do not place cash in the drop box.
For domestic violence protection orders, the petitioner needs to immediately go to the nearest Court division for the necessary filing. There is no cost for filing a domestic violence petition.
Snohomish County District Court proudly serves our community with integrity and respect while delivering to all persons equal access to justice.
Working every day to set the standard for Washington courts, a place where all feel welcome and have confidence in our system of justice.