Seattle Municipal Court Hon. Karen Donohue, Presiding

H e a r i n g   I n f o r m a t i o n
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Everything you need to know about scheduling and attending a hearing on your ticket.

Click on the sub-section title below for the information you may need.

Need to look up your hearing? Click here to query our public access application.

Request a Hearing Hearings (Adjudication) by Mail Reschedule a Hearing
If you want to have a hearing on your ticket, this page provides you with the information. The Municipal Court allows citizens with parking or traffic tickets to have their cases "heard" by a Magistrate without going to court. How to reschedule a previously scheduled hearing.

If You Missed Your Hearing Appeal, Bail and Case Information Obtaining A Public Defender
What to do in the event you missed your scheduled hearing. Look up information bail and appeal using public access application. If you meet certain criteria, you may be able to have public defender.

Coming to Court Municipal Court Magistrates Hearing Courtroom Locations
Information You need about coming to your hearing. Information about the Magistrates Prefer to have your hearing at one of the neighborhood service centers? Here are locations where hearings are held.

Links & Resources

Helpful Links & Resources    
Jail Information    
Contact Us
King County Web Site Link outside of the City of Seattle web

Court and Legal Community

CAP Information (for Attorneys)
Forms and Filing
Law Dept. Forms
Local Court Rules
King County Bar Assn.

Jury Duty

Responding to Your Summons
Frequently Asked Questions
Reschedule Jury Duty
Jury Duty Informational Slide Show


Agencia de Cobros
Informacin para pagar multas
Opciones de cmo responder a las citaciones (tickets)

Municipal Court of Seattle, 600 Fifth Avenue, Seattle, WA 98104-1900    Directions to the Court
Hours: M-F 8-5    Court Contact: (206) 684-5600 or Customer Service