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Virtual Hearings for the Tacoma Municipal Court

The Tacoma Municipal Court is currently hosting our hearings virtually via Zoom. If you have court and need the meeting id and passcode, please contact your attorney. You may also call the Court at (253) 591-5357 or email MunicipalCourt@cityoftacoma.org. If you are an observer, please visit our           Virtual Hearings web page and click watch to observe hearings live when court is in session.  


COVID-19 Update and Response - January 20, 2022

As of January 20, 2022, all Jury Trials are currently suspended through February 18, 2022. The front counter will be open to the public Monday through Friday from 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM. Telephone hours will be 8:30 AM - Noon and 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM, Monday through Friday. Court correspondence will be accepted via email MunicipalCourt@cityoftacoma.org or by mail at Tacoma Municipal Court, 930 Tacoma Ave S. Room #841, Tacoma, WA 98402. 


Our Mission

The mission of Tacoma Municipal Court, as an independent and impartial branch of  city government, is to promote respect for law, society and individual rights; provide open, accessible and effective forums for dispute resolution; resolve legal matters in a just, efficient and timely manner and assure the dignified and fair treatment of all parties.

Summary of Services

Tacoma Municipal Court is a court of limited jurisdiction hearing the following cases:

  • Traffic and non-traffic infractions
  • Criminal and criminal-traffic misdemeanors and gross misdemeanors

Tacoma Municipal Court Seal
Link to TacomaFIRST 311 from the City of Tacoma

County City Building
Room 841
930 Tacoma Avenue South
Tacoma, WA 98402-2181
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Clerk's Office
(253) 591-5357

Counter Service 

8:30 AM - 4:00 PM Monday through Friday.


Telephone Service
Monday - Friday

8:30 AM -  NOON

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM