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Municipal Court Updates as of December 3, 2020

Tacoma Municipal Court Updates as of December 3, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

December 3, 2020

 

MEDIA CONTACTS

Tanisha Jumper, Media and Communications, tjumper@cityoftacoma.org, (253) 591-5152
Maria Lee, Media and Communications, maria.lee@cityoftacoma.org, (253) 591-2054

Tacoma Municipal Court Updates 

 

TACOMA, Wash. – As part of ongoing efforts to curb the spread of COVID-19 across the community, the Tacoma Municipal Court has implemented the following safety measures:

  • Customer service counters are temporarily closed to the public until further notice. This change was implemented November 18, 2020. 
  • All criminal jury trials are suspended until at least January 11, 2021, pending further order of the Court. This change was implemented November 25, 2020. 
  • All in-person criminal proceedings, with the exception of in-custody arraignments, in-custody review hearings, in-custody pre-trial conferences, and in-custody mental health competency hearings, will be continued and rescheduled to a date after January 11, 2021, pending further order of the Court. Motions, actions on agreed upon orders, status conferences or other proceedings that can appropriately be conducted by telephone, video or other means that does not require in-person attendance may be exempt from this requirement. The Court reserves the right to maintain or schedule in-person attendance.

Court Clerk’s office staff can be reached from 8:30 AM – 4 PM at municipalcourt@cityoftacoma.org or (253) 591-5357. Court correspondence can also be mailed to Tacoma Municipal Court, 930 Tacoma Ave. S. Room #841, Tacoma, WA 98402-2181.

Payments can be made online at cityoftacoma.org/municipalcourt.     

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