Marysville Municipal Court

Courthouse Re-Opening Information

Beginning, Tuesday, September 8th the Marysville Municipal Court lobby will be open on a limited basis.    Face coverings will be required for entry into the facility.   There may be limited health screening prior to your entry into the building however, if you are feeling ill or running a fever please do not come to the courthouse.    You will be denied entry if you are ill or running a fever.
No further building access will be available unless you have a case scheduled for an in-person hearing.

Lobby Hours: Monday through Friday
8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.   

The lobby will be limited to two people so please do not bring other people with you so we can continue to serve those who need to access the court.
We continue to encourage you to do court business with us online, by email or by phone.

Most hearings will continue to be done through remote hearings or online.    The court will begin holding in-person hearings for the following cases:  
DUI First Appearances
Active Probation Failure to Comply Hearings
Motions requiring evidentiary testimony, must be noted by the attorneys
Jury Trials

Please contact your attorney for guidance or contact the court to confirm your address so a new court date may be mailed to you. The court will continue to allow immediate family members access to the courtroom for viewing of in-custody hearings only.   No children will be allowed.     Parties viewing the hearings or participating in hearings must wear a face coverings and use hand sanitizer before entering the courtroom.  Parties must also maintain social distancing (6 feet apart) while in the courtroom.    See Mask Policy for more information.

If you need to drop off paperwork or payments you may use the drop box at the back of City Hall, 1049 State Ave.    Please clearly mark the envelope "court".   Failure to do so may result in a delay of processing.

To access a court hearing please review the information on the Court Calendars page.

Jury Trials have been canceled through September 4, 2020 by Administrative Order  2020-06.

Fines and penalties can be paid online, by phone or mail. Please find more information on the Pay My Fines page.

This action is taken for the safety of our residents, customers and employees to help slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus. We apologize for any inconvenience and appreciate your cooperation.


Update Regarding Court Business

Infraction Hearings

All contested and mitigation hearings will be conducted by email only through the end of December, 2020. There is a link on the infraction page to submit a hearing online. Attorney represented cases will continue to be heard before the judge using remote hearings until the building is re-opened.

Pay Online or by Phone

Please consider paying your fines and penalty online. There is more information on the Pay My Fines page.

Probation Appointments

All probation appointments will be conducted via phone until further notice.

Criminal Cases

Most criminal cases will continue to be conducted through a remote platform and telephonically.  (See list above for in-person hearings)  If you have a hearing scheduled and have not received your remote hearing code please contact the court or your attorney. Court calendar information will be posted daily.

Warrant Recalls

If you have an eligible warrant for recall you may contact the clerk’s office at 360-363-8050 to receive a new court date.

Public Defense Screening

Face to face screening are suspended at this time. Please complete an application online.  An application can be found on the Public Defender page. Please provide an address and phone number and email so a representative may contact you.

Jury Duty

By order of the Marysville Municipal Court Administrative Order 2020-06, jury trials will be suspended through September 4, 2020.   Jury Trials will resume September 16, 2020.

Domestic Violence Protection Orders 

DO NOT FILL OUT THIS FORM IF YOUR ISSUE DOES NOT RELATE TO DOMESTIC VIOLENCE.  If you live in Marysville or Lake Stevens, the Marysville Municipal court can prepare a temporary order. The form is available online and can be submitted by email to the Municipal Court. Call the court for more information 360-363-8050. Contact Snohomish County Superior Court for information about protection orders.     

Please contact the court if you need a protection order other than a Domestic Violence Protection Order, 360- 363-8050.

Jurisdiction

The Marysville Municipal Court is a court of limited jurisdiction. The Municipal Court Judges have jurisdiction to preside over traffic infractions, misdemeanors, gross misdemeanors and code violations for the cities of Marysville and Lake Stevens.

The Municipal Court does not hear civil cases, small claims cases or name changes. Information for those cases can be located on the Snohomish County District Court website.

Municipal Court Judge

Municipal Court Judges are elected to serve a term of four years. Judge Fred Gillings and Judge Lorrie Towers currently serve in the capacity of Municipal Court Judge.

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