Public Records Request

General Information

Records maintained by the Court are not subject to the Washington State Public Records Act. Snohomish County District Court provides records pursuant to Washington State Court Rules General Rule 31 (Access to Court Records) and/or General Rule 31.1 (Access to Administrative Records) as applicable. Our policies/procedures may be reviewed here (GR 31) and here (GR 31.1). General guidance on obtaining administrative court records from the Washington State Judiciary is available here: Obtaining Public Administrative Records.


Copy Fees

Snohomish County District Court's Fee Policy is available for review. All copy fees must be paid in full before records will be released. 


[New!] The fee for copies of audio recordings of court hearings is $20.00 per case, per hearing date. 


How to Request Records

To request audio recordings, click here: 

TRX Request Button

To request court or administrative records, complete the Request for Court Records and email it to of District Court records may also be requested in person at any of our four divisions during regular business hours (8:15-12:00 and 1:00-4:30, Monday - Friday), by mail, or by fax.


Locations & Contact Information

Cascade Division: North County
Everett Division: Central County
Evergreen Division: East County
South Division: South County

If you have additional questions about how to request court or administrative records, please contact:

Dawna Knox, Public Disclosure Administrative Specialist 
 Snohomish County District Court
 3000 Rockefeller Ave, M/S 508
 Everett, WA 98201


Associated Forms

Request for Court Records
Request for Review
 Application for Reduction in Fees 
Commercial Purposes Declaration (for lists of individuals)