Municipal Court

Municipal Court

Notice: Modified Operations

In the interest of public health, Issaquah Municipal Court encourages participants to appear virtually, unless scheduled for first appearance arraignment or instructed to appear in-person. For information on the virtual courtroom, please call us at 425-837-3170; or refer to the instructions included with your hearing notice. For information on the virtual courtroom, please call us at 425-837-3170; or refer to the instructions included with your hearing notice.

For in-person appearances, please review the detailed list of guidelines for any person entering the courthouse to ensure compliance with social distancing requirements.

For defense counsel and pro se defendants: For purposes of social distancing the prosecutor may choose to be present in the virtual courtroom and not appear in-person for court hearings. If you need to speak to a prosecutor, you must do so by phone, email, or other means prior to entering the courthouse.

If you believe you may be sick, or if you have exhibited COVID19 symptoms in the two weeks prior to your scheduled hearing, please call the Court for instructions to appear virtually.

Probation appointments will be conducted in person or by video at the discretion of the probation officer, unless otherwise ordered by the court.

A complete list of court modifications is detailed in the Administrative Order signed by the Presiding Judge on March 11, 2022.

Virtual Court

If you are looking for more information on your virtual court appointment, please visit our virtual court page.

Mission

Welcome to Issaquah Municipal Court. Our mission is to establish and maintain public trust and confidence. The court proudly serves the citizens of Issaquah, Duvall, North Bend and Snoqualmie.

Limited Jurisdiction

As a court of limited jurisdiction, the municipal court is authorized by the laws of the State of Washington to preside over all criminal misdemeanors and gross misdemeanors, as well as traffic, non-traffic and parking infractions occurring within the city limits of Issaquah, Duvall, North Bend and Snoqualmie.

All cases filed are processed in accordance with court procedure and the laws of the State of Washington, under the direction of the presiding judge.