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District Court News

  1. Administrative Order 22-08

    Due to a staff shortage with the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office, Snohomish County District Court,  South Division only, will close doors to the public during the hours of 1 pm-4:30 pm today, September 22, 2022.  Presiding Judge Rancourt has issued Administrative Order 22-08 regarding this closure, which is attached.  Notices will be placed on the South Division doors advising the public of this emergency closure.  Staff will remain on site as scheduled.  


    Visitors to the South Division this afternoon will be notified to call South Division staff for assistance, to file paperwork in the drop-box, and to use our website for making payments.  South Division staff will not open doors and receive paperwork from court visitors for safety reasons. 

  2. Administrative Order 22-07 Civil Protection Orders

  3. Snohomish County District Court is holding a Pro Tem Training CLE on Saturday, October 15, 2022. For more information visit our Pro Tem Training page.

  4. 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.

  5. Snohomish County District Court has amended  its Local Rules effective September 1, 2022. You can view the new local emergency rules by clicking on this link here or by visiting our Local Rules page.

  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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