District Court

Click this link to access all regularly scheduled Wahkiakum District Court dates.

Click this link to access all regularly scheduled Wahkiakum District Court Probation Hearing dates.

For any questions regarding a specific hearing date or time, please contact the District Court Office at (360) 795-3461 or districtcourt@co.wahkiakum.wa.us

Masks: Masks are required for everyone in the District Court Office at any time. Masks are required for everyone participating in jury trials. For other court hearings, masks are encouraged but not required. When masks are required, they must be worn at all times unless excused by the Court based on written documentation from a health care provider.

Office Hours: Regular office hours are Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Curbside service may be offered, if needed. There may be times when the office must be closed temporarily when we are in the courtroom. If you come to the office in person, please STOP before entering and look through the window. If someone else is being served at the counter, wait at the marked spot until they leave.

Courtroom: A clerk will be present at hearings to record the proceedings and process pleadings. Please help us protect the Clerk’s health by remaining a distance of at least 6 feet from her desk area. Copies of orders processed will be mailed or emailed to parties upon request.

Filing: Fees assessed for opening new cases that are electronically filed must be paid online. A drop box is available at the front door of the courthouse for hand-delivered filings.

Email filings to: districtcourt@co.wahkiakum.wa.us  A reply email will be sent to confirm receipt of your filing.

If emailing is not possible, you may call the District Court Office to make specific arrangements to fax filings. Fax: (360) 795-6506.

Ex-Parte Orders: Ex Parte Orders will be accepted by email at:

If email is not possible, ex parte orders may be delivered in person or faxed after calling the District Court Office to make arrangements to do so. Copies of signed orders will be returned via email or mail.

Payments: Make payments electronically through:

Check and money order payments may also be mailed or put into the drop box outside the courthouse.  Cash payments are discouraged, but will be accepted only if exact amounts are given at the counter during office hours.

Video/Telephonic Appearances: If you have an attorney assisting you with your case, questions about video/telephonic appearances need to be made through them. If you are representing yourself and have questions, call (360) 795-3461 or email districtcourt@co.wahkiakum.wa.us. To request to appear remotely, complete Request form. If you are seeking waiver of the $25 fee, you must already have a fee waiver order on file or Request a Waiver separately. Note: The fee is not required for the criminal docket so long as Covid Administrative Order 2-22 is in effect.

Protection Orders: People seeking protection orders can access the documents online at https://www.courts.wa.gov/forms/ or by calling the District Court Office. Alternatively, you may call The Charlotte House at (360) 795-6401; after hours, call (360) 795-6400. Their toll-free number is (866) 795-9381. Or you may call the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for assistance at (360) 795-3652.

If you have questions, concerns or feedback, please do call (360) 795-3461. We want to hear from you if we can do things better!

Court Services Include:

  • Anti-Harassment Orders (call if you need forms)
  • Civil Complaints
  • Criminal Misdemeanors
  • Fish & Wildlife Citations
  • Gross Misdemeanors
  • Name Changes (call if you need forms)
  • Probation
  • Small Claims (call if you need forms)
  • Traffic Citations (see document links below)

Helpful Resources

  1. Court Forms
  2. Northwest Justice Project
  3. Washington Law Help
  4. Washington State Courts
  5. Washington Access to Criminal History

District Court Document Links