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  1. 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.

  2. Snohomish County District Court has amended its Local Rules effective January 1, 2023. You can view the new local emergency rules by clicking on this link here or by visiting our Local Rules page.

  3. Administrative Order 22-08

  4. Administrative Order 22-07 Civil Protection Orders

  5. Snohomish County District Court is going live with a new audio recording request system call TheRecordXchange on August 19th, 2022. Click this link for more information.

  6. Administrative Order 22-06 - Warrant Quash Fees

  7. Administrative Order 22-05B - Presence of Hearing Participants

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. 

Drop Boxes

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. 

Protection Orders

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.

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