Municipal Court                                      Serving Puyallup and Milton 

Jurisdiction


The Municipal Court is a court of limited jurisdiction that hears only cases involving :
  • Criminal misdemeanors
  • Gross misdemeanors (domestic violence offenses, assault, shoplifting, DUI, etc.)
  • Traffic infractions
  • Parking violations that occur within the City of Puyallup or City of Milton
  • Photo Infractions that occur within the City of Puyallup

OCourt

The Municipal Court utilizes a program called OCourts to generate electronic court orders. The court will provide defendants a hard copy of their court orders, however, we encourage attorneys to sign up for OCourts so that orders can be emailed to their office, this request can be made by submitting an email request to:  courts@ci.puyallup.wa.us. 


Other Courts


Small claims cases, civil cases, name changes, anti-harassment orders, etc. are handled at Pierce County District Court

For cases involving felony criminal cases, divorce, child custody matters, bad credit, and probate are handled at Pierce County Superior Court.

Court proceedings are open to the public and accessible.  Parties interested in viewing hearings should contact the court to verify session times.


Court Hours
Monday - Friday
8:30-12:00 pm
1:00 pm-4:30 pm

The Court will be closed on the following dates in 2019:

  • MLK Jr. Day, January 21st
  • Presidents Day, Feb. 18th
  • Memorial Day, May 27th
  • 4th of July
  • Labor Day, September 2nd
  • Thanksgiving, Nov. 28th-29th
  • Christmas Eve, Dec. 24th
  • Christmas, Dec. 25th