Municipal Court

The Court Clerk’s office is only available by phone or email at this time:

Monday to Friday 8:30AM - 12:00PM & 1:00PM - 4:00PM

You may contact us during the hours noted above by phone 206-878-4597 or by email at [email protected].

To make a credit or debit card payment at the court, there is a payment kiosk outside outside the building.

The court has a drop box for payments and/or court documents outside the courthouse doors. Please make sure your name and citation number is on the payment/document.

All criminal cases are being heard via Zoom in our virtual courtroom. If you currently have a criminal case pending in our court, please contact your attorney or the court to confirm your next virtual court hearing.

All traffic infractions or camera violations are being adjudicated by written statement or via Zoom in our virtual courtroom. For questions regarding any infraction cases, you may contact the court by phone or email. If you need the zoom information, please contact the court clerk’s office at 206-878-4597.

Please continue to check the court website for any further changes or updates.

Mission:

Des Moines Municipal Court is dedicated to the fair, impartial, and timely administration of justice, providing the community it serves with a safe and accessible environment that is respectful to all. The business of the Court shall be conducted with integrity, competence, and a commitment to excellence, in order to promote public trust and confidence in our system of justice.

Magistrate Lisa Leone

Judge Lisa Leone

The Municipal Court is a court of limited jurisdiction. The Municipal Court judge is authorized by Washington State statute to preside over criminal misdemeanors, gross misdemeanors, traffic infractions and other City of Des Moines Code violations.



Contact Us

General Inquiries - email
Please note this email link is not monitored 24/7 and response times will vary.

Des Moines Municipal Court
21630 11th Ave. S.
Suite C
Des Moines, WA 98198

Phone: 206-878-4597
Fax: 206-870-4387

The Court Clerk’s office is only available by phone or email at this time:
Monday to Friday 8:30AM - 12:00PM & 1:00PM - 4:00PM

You may contact us during the hours noted above by phone 206-878-4597 or by email at [email protected].

To Make a Payment

Des Moines Municipal Court



Photo Enforcement

Photo enforcement

Photo Enforcement Payments / Video Review

 

To Make an UP Payment

Multiple King County Courts

 

Des Moines Municipal Court is closed on the following holidays:

New Year's Day
Martin Luther King Jr. Day
President's Day
Memorial Day
Juneteenth
Fourth of July
Labor Day
Veteran's Day
Thanksgiving Day
Friday after Thanksgiving
Christmas Eve at noon
Christmas Day