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Court Dates and Hearings

Warrant Hearings

To schedule a warrant hearing to quash a warrant you must appear in person at the service counter on the eight floor (Room 841) of the County City Building.  Warrant hearings cannot be scheduled by telephone.

A warrant remains outstanding until a hearing is held and the Judge orders the warrant quashed.

Infraction Hearings

A defendant may request a mitigation or contested infraction hearing by checking the appropriate box on the back of the ticket provided by the officer and mailing it to the Court.

A hearing may also be requested by appearing at the service counter for Municipal Court on the eight floor (Room 841) of the County City Building.  Infraction hearings cannot be scheduled by telephone.

The hearing request must be made within 15 days of the date of violation.

 

Hearing by Mail – Tacoma Municipal Court offers a hearing by mail option for parking and camera tickets only. THERE IS NO OPTION FOR APPEAL ON A HEARING BY MAIL DECISION. To start the process download and print the form, fill out completely and attach any proof before mailing to the Court at:
                                            Tacoma Municipal Court - 930 Tacoma Ave S, Rm 841, Tacoma, WA 98402

Parking and Camera tickets are not reported to the Department of Licensing and will not become a part of your driving record. They can however suspend the renewal of your registration if they are not paid in full.

 

Case and Court Date Information

The following links are provided by the Administrative Office of the Courts:

Find My Court Date
Be sure to select "Tacoma Municipal" when searching for a Tacoma Municipal Court hearing date.

Search Case Records
From this link you may search for Washington State Cases by person name, business name, or case number.

Attorney's Search
If you are an attorney, use this search to view cases associated with your bar number. The AOC offers to e-mail attorneys their daily court calendar each morning.