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  • Normandy Park Municipal CourtClick here to run on-site court house search

    The Normandy Park Municipal Court of King County is located in the city of Des Moines, Washington. This court deals in criminal misdemeanors, gross misdemeanors, traffic infractions and other City of Des Moines Code Violations. You must contact the court directly in person or by phone in order to know the availability of both criminal and civil records. A search by name can be done back to the year 1989. Court hours are from 8:00AM to 4:30PM Monday through Friday.



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    Notes See Des Moines Municipal Court
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  • Carnation Municipal CourtClick here to run on-site court house search

    The Carnation Municipal Court of King County hears its cases at the East Division, King County District Court. Its jurisdiction includes cases on criminal misdemeanors, traffic infractions, non-criminal traffic citations and related violations committed within the limits of Carnation. Court records are accessible by searching the name or year. The public can access information on different cases from specific years. Records are accessible through making requests in person, by email or fax to the court.



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    Notes See East Division, KCDC
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  • District Court South Division - Kent Click here to run on-site court house search

    When you want to search information about criminal or civil records, the ability to conduct an online search is easy on the District Court South Division-Kent of King County website. This website handles all civil information for: Enumclaw, Kent, Auburn, Black Diamond, Maple Valley, Covington, Algona, Pacific , Ravensdale, Hobart, Federal Wat, Burien, DesMoines, Normandy Park, Vashon Is, SeaTac, Renton and Tukwila. Information about all criminal records is handled by this division. The type of information you are able to search for is on civil actions under the amount of $75,000 or less, small claims and misdemeanors. You are unable to access information on sealed records, records involving sexual offenses (no victim information will be released), minor or juvenile cases, adoption or mental difficulties.

    1210 Central Ave S

    Kent, WA 98032-7426
     206-205-9200, 800-325-6165 x59200
     206-296-0588  8:30AM-4:30PM
    Jurisdiction Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $75,000, Small Claims
    Notes Civil Area: Enumclaw, Kent, Auburn, Black Diamond, Maple Valley, Covington, Algona, Pacific, Ravensdale, Hobart, Federal Way, Burien, Des Moines, Normandy Pk, Vashon Is, SeaTac, Renton, Tukwila. In 2003 Federal Way Div merged operations with Kent.
    • Criminal Records
    • Required Informationname, years to search, DOB; also helpful: address
    • Years AvailableCriminal records on computer 5 years back
    • Record Retrieval MethodsMail, online, in person
    • Civil Records
    • Required Informationname, years to search; also helpful: address
    • Years Available Civil records on computer from 1984, prior on docket books/ microfiche.

  • SeaTac Municipal Court Click here to run on-site court house search

    SeaTac Municipal Court of King County is located at 4800 S 188th Street in SeaTac, Washington. The court can by reached by phone at 206-973-4610 and their fax number is 206-973-4629. The courthouse is open and available to the public from 7:30AM to 5PM. The SeaTac court handles misdemeanor cases.

    4800 S 188th St

    SeaTac, WA 98188
     206-973-4610
     206-973-4629  8:30AM-5PM
    Jurisdiction Misdemeanor, Civil Limited, Traffic
    Notes The Judge is authorized by the Revised Code of Washington to preside over civil infractions, traffic infractions, criminal misdemeanor and gross misdemeanor violations, and civil orders for protection.
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  • Seattle Municipal Court Click here to run on-site court house search

    The Seattle Municipal Court of King County is located at 600 5th Avenue in Seattle. This court handles misdemeanor cases and is open from 8AM to 5PM to assist the public. Their mailing address is PO Box 34987, Seattle, WA 98124-4987. The public can search Seattle Municipal Court records free of charge at http://web1.seattle.gov/courts/cpi. The court can be reached by phone at 206-684-5600. The court fax number is 206-684-8115.

    PO Box 34987
    600 5th Ave
    Seattle, WA 98124-4987
     206-684-5600
     206-684-8115  8AM-5PM
    Jurisdiction Misdemeanor
    Notes Search Seattle Muni Court records free at http://web1.seattle.gov/courts/cpi/.
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  • Shoreline Municipal CourtClick here to run on-site court house search

    Shoreline Municipal Court of King County's services are handled through the District Court East Division in Redmond, Washington. The courthouse is located at 8601 160th Avenue NE. Their phone is 206-205-9200 and they are open 8:30AM-4:30PM to serve the public. Criminal records going back for the past five years are available on computer and records can be retrieved either by mail, in person, or online. Required information for searches are name, years to search, date of birth; address is helpful.



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    Notes See East Division, KCDC
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  • Skykomish Municipal CourtClick here to run on-site court house search

    Skykomish Municipal Court of King County's services are handled through the District Court East Division in Redmond, Washington. The courthouse is located at 8601 160th Avenue NE. Their phone is 206-205-9200 and they are open 8:30AM-4:30PM to serve the public. Criminal records going back for the past five years are available on computer and records can be retrieved either by mail, in person, or online. Required information for searches are name, years to search, date of birth; address is helpful.



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    Notes See East Division, KCDC
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  • Kenmore Municipal CourtClick here to run on-site court house search

    The East Division, KCDC (King County District Court) processes all court cases and keeps court records for the Kenmore Municipal Court. It handles cases on traffic and non-traffic infractions, some DUI cases, parking violations and ordinance cases that occur within the city of Kenmore. Court records are accessible at the Court clerk’s office at the East Division, KCDC. Requests for any court records are in person and directly to the court, or accessed online.



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    Notes See East Division, KCDC
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  • Medina Municipal CourtClick here to run on-site court house search

    The Medina Municipal Court of King County has jurisdiction over misdemeanor, criminal, and traffic infraction cases. It also handles civil cases that are less than 15,000 USD, and small claims of 3000 USD or less. The court covers Medina, Chatham, Hinckley, Granger, Liverpool, Brunswick, Montville, York, Spencer and other small townships. The public can search civil, criminal, and traffic records by name, online, or in person at the Court Clerk’s office. All records are computerized and therefore easily accessible.



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    Notes See Kirkland Municipal Court
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  • Newcastle Municipal CourtClick here to run on-site court house search

    Newcastle municipal court cases are handled by the Mercer Island Municipal Court which is located at 9611 SE 36th Street in Mercer Island. The jurisdiction of this court is misdemeanor cases. The court is open Monday through Thursday 9AM – 12 and 2PM to 3:30 PM. An index is available online from JIS-Link; see www.courts.wa.gov/jislink. See state introduction for subscription services. A free search name index going back to 1989 and calendars can be viewed at http://dw.courts.wa.gov/index.cfm.



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    Notes See Mercer Island Municipal Court
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  • Superior Court - Kent Click here to run on-site court house search

    The Superior Court, King County presides over cases of felony, civil cases, eviction, probate and family cases. Records on these cases are accessible by the public. Restricted records include sealed, juvenile, dependency, paternity, mental health, sex offenders, victims, and adoption records. Criminal and civil records are on computer since 1979, whilst older records from 1800 are on microfilm, and cases initiated after year 2000 are scanned. The public can retrieve records by mail, online or in person.

    Maleng Justice Center
    401 4th Ave N, Room 2C
    Kent, WA 98032
     206-296-9300, 800-325-6165 in state, 800-325-6165 x69300 out of state
     206-296-0986  9AM-12:15PM, 1:15PM-4:30PM
    Jurisdiction Felony, Civil, Eviction, Probate, Family
    Notes Phone wait can be lengthy but they will answer. Separate search fees for civil and criminal. Records from Superior Court at Seattle King County Courthouse also accessible here. Both courts use this phone #.
    • Criminal Records
    • Required Informationname, years to search, case type, your phone
    • Years AvailableCriminal records on computer since 1979; older records on microfilm back to 1800s. Cases initiated after 2000 are scanned.
    • Record Retrieval MethodsMail, online, in person
    • Civil Records
    • Required Informationname, years to search, case type, your phone
    • Years Available Civil records on computer from 1984, prior on docket books/ microfiche.

  • Bellevue Municipal CourtClick here to run on-site court house search

    The Bellevue Municipal Court of King County processes cases and provides court records on traffic infractions, ordinance violations, exclusive parking cases, and DUI cases within the limits and around the city of Bellevue. The court also has jurisdiction within Sherman and Lyme townships. Court records are retrievable from the King County District Court, East Division courthouse, which handles the Bellevue Municipal Court cases. Indexed court records are retrievable online or in person at the court clerk’s office.



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    Notes See East Division, KCDC
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  • Federal Way Municipal Court Click here to run on-site court house search

    The Federal Way Municipal Court of King County provides access to public court records through the Court Clerk’s office who serves as the Public Records Officer. The court has a criminal index on misdemeanor case records that area accessible by name for every single year from 1989. The public can request court records on phone, by visiting the court offices in person or visiting the city documents library. Requests for court records are accessible must be in person.

    33325 8th Ave S

    Federal Way, WA 98003
     253-835-3000
     253-835-3020  8:30AM-4:30PM
    Jurisdiction Misdemeanor
    Notes Index online from JIS-Link; see www.courts.wa.gov/jislink/ (also, see state introduction for subscription service.). Also, search name index back to 1989 and calendars free at http://dw.courts.wa.gov/index.cfm.
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  • Issaquah Municipal Court Click here to run on-site court house search

    Court records at Issaquah Municipal Court of King County are availed to the public through an online index from the JIS-Link provided on the website. The link allows the public to have access to records and provides information on state introduction for subscription service. The Municipal Court presides over cases on misdemeanor and does not handle felony cases. Indexed criminal records are available from specific years since 1989 and can be accessed by the public for free at their website.

    PO Box 7005
    135 E Sunset Way
    Issaquah, WA 98027
     425-837-3170
     425-837-3178  8:30AM-4:30PM
    Jurisdiction Misdemeanor
    Notes Index online from JIS-Link; see www.courts.wa.gov/jislink/ (also, see state introduction for subscription service.). Also, search name index back to 1989 and calendars free at http://dw.courts.wa.gov/index.cfm.
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  • Kent Municipal Court Click here to run on-site court house search

    The Kent Municipal Court of King County only deals with criminal misdemeanor. The public can search their court records through an online index that provides the necessary information on court records all the way form 1989 to present. Members of the public request for information from the Municipal Court can do so either directly, in person, or by making a phone call through the court’s main phone line. The court does not accept public records’ request forms.

    1220 S Central

    Kent, WA 98032-7426
     253-856-5730 x5
     253-856-6730  8:30AM-4:30PM (open 7AM on W)
    Jurisdiction Misdemeanor
    Notes Index online from JIS-Link; see www.courts.wa.gov/jislink/ (also, see state introduction for subscription service.). Also, search name index back to 1989 and calendars free at http://dw.courts.wa.gov/index.cfm.
    • Criminal Records
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  • Kirkland Municipal Court Click here to run on-site court house search

    Criminal records maintained at the Kirkland Municipal Court of King County are available from 1989 and are accessible to the public at the court house. The court processes all criminal misdemeanor cases, non-criminal traffic citations, and parking citations for violations committed within the city limits of Kirkland. The Municipal Court also covers Clyde Hill, Hunts Point, Medina and Yarrow Point. Requests for information at the Court are accessible directly from the court through fax, mail, or in person.

    11515 NE 118th St

    Kirkland, WA 98033
     425-587-3160
     425-587-3161  8:30AM-4:30PM
    Jurisdiction Misdemeanor
    Notes Index online from JIS-Link; see www.courts.wa.gov/jislink/ (also, see state introduction for subscription service.). Also, search name index back to 1989 and calendars free at http://dw.courts.wa.gov/index.cfm.
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  • Lake Forest Park Municipal Court Click here to run on-site court house search

    The Lake Forest Park Municipal Court of King County processes cases on civil infractions and misdemeanors. The court provides access to records through the city’s website and you can make information requests at the court clerk’s office. When making a request for information, you will need to give personal details such as your name and date of birth. The Municipal Court records are available and searchable by mail, fax, in person or online, over the last five years.

    17425 Ballinger Way NE

    Lake Forest Park, WA 98155-5556
     206-364-7711
     206-364-7712  9AM-5PM
    Jurisdiction Misdemeanor, Civil Infractions
    • Criminal Records
    • Required InformationDOB
    • Years AvailableRecords searchable 5 years
    • Record Retrieval MethodsMail, fax, in person, online
    • Civil Records

  • Maple Valley Municipal Court Click here to run on-site court house search

    The Maple Valley Municipal Court of King County handles traffic infractions, all criminal and gross misdemeanors, as well as parking violations arising under city ordinances or state statutes. The court does not file civil cases or small claims. The court also covers violations that occur in the City of Enumclaw. Records on these are accessible directly at the court clerk’s offices. Records have an online index from 1989 and are searchable by name or as stipulated by law.

    1339 Griffin Ave

    Enumclaw, WA 98022-3011
     360-825-7771
     360-802-0107  9AM-5PM
    Jurisdiction Misdemeanor
    Notes Includes Enumclaw Muni Ct. Index online from JIS-Link; see www.courts.wa.gov/jislink/ (also, see state introduction for subscription service.). Also, search name index back to 1989 & calendars free at http://dw.courts.wa.gov/index.cfm.
    • Criminal Records
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  • Mercer Island Municipal CourtClick here to run on-site court house search

    Mercer Island Municipal Court of King County processes all criminal misdemeanor cases, parking citations and non-criminal traffic citations for violations done within city limits of Mercer Island. The Municipal Court’s website provides links that help access information on public court records. Certain records are however exempt from disclosure. Request for records should be made directly to the court clerk either in person, mail, fax, or online. The Municipal Court’s record’s index since 1989 is available online.

    9611 SE 36th St

    Mercer Island, WA 98040-3732
     206-275-7604
     206-275-7980  9AM-4 M-TH (closed F)
    Jurisdiction Misdemeanor
    Notes Index online from JIS-Link; see www.courts.wa.gov/jislink/ (also, see state introduction for subscription service.). Also, search name index back to 1989 and calendars free at http://dw.courts.wa.gov/index.cfm.
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  • Muckleshoot Tribal Court (NICS) Click here to run on-site court house search

    The Muckleshoot Tribal Court (NICS) of King County is located in Auburn, Washington and is open to the public Monday through Friday 8AM to 5PM. Jurisdiction covers civil, ordinance, and family cases. Criminal and civil records are available for search by mail, fax, in person, email, and online. Civil records go back to 1997 (some older) and criminal records go back to 1980. Required information for searches are name, DOB, and years to search. The court can be reached by phone at 253-939-3311.

    39015 172nd Ave SE

    Auburn, WA 98092-9763
     253-939-3311
       8AM-N. 1PM-5PM
    Jurisdiction Civil, Ordinance, Family
    Notes Felony actions are sent to the federal court. The records from this court are not on the JIS state system.
    • Criminal Records
    • Required Informationname, DOB, years to search
    • Years AvailableCriminal records go back to 1980.
    • Record Retrieval MethodsMail, fax, in person, email, online
    • Civil Records
    • Required Informationname, DOB, years to search
    • Years Available Civil records on computer from 1984, prior on docket books/ microfiche.

  • District Court East Division - Issaquah Click here to run on-site court house search

    For information regarding criminal or civil actions in Issaquah, you can search online on the District Court East Division-Issaquah of King County website. By providing the individual’s name and the date of birth, timeframe when the action was committed or recorded, the signed record release form and possible known address, you will be able to get information on issues with small claims, misdemeanors and civil actions that are less than $75,000. The areas that are available are: Issaquah, Sammamish, High Pt., Preston, Fall City, Snoqualmie, North Bend, Cedar Falls, Tokul, Alpental, Bellevue, Eastgate, Factoria, Mercer Is, Clyde Hill, Beaux Arts, Newcastle, Redmond, Kirkland, Woodinville, Bothell, Duvall, Carnation and Juanita.

    5415 220th Ave SE

    Issaquah, WA 98029-6839
     206-205-9200, 800-325-6165 x59200
     206-296-0591  8:30AM-4:30PM
    Jurisdiction Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $75,000, Small Claims
    Notes Area: Issaquah, Sammamish, High Pt, Preston, Fall City, Snoqualmie, North Bend, Cedar Falls, Tokul, Alpental, Bellevue, Eastgate, Factoria, Mercer Is, Clyde Hill, Beaux Arts, Newcastle, Redmond, Kirkland, Woodinville, Bothell, Duvall, Carnation, Juanita.
    • Criminal Records
    • Required Informationname, years to search, DOB, signed release; also helpful: address
    • Years AvailableCriminal records on computer back 5 years
    • Record Retrieval MethodsMail, online, in person
    • Civil Records
    • Required Informationname, years to search; also helpful: address
    • Years Available Civil records on computer from 1984, prior on docket books/ microfiche.

  • District Court East Division - Redmond Click here to run on-site court house search

    The District Court East Division of King County is located in Richmond, Washington and is open Monday through Friday from 8:30AM to 4:30PM. This court deals with misdemeanor cases only. Civil and small claims actions are now filed and heard in Issaquah. You can search criminal records from the past five years on computer. It is helpful to have name, years, date of birth, and address. Records can be retrieved by mail, online, or in person. Restricted records include all sealed, juvenile, adoption, paternity, mental health, victims of sex offenders, and DUI (although released under some circumstances).

    8601 160th Ave NE

    Redmond, WA 98052-3548
     206-205-9200, 206-296-3667; 800-325-6165 x59200
       8:30AM-4:30PM
    Jurisdiction Misdemeanor
    Notes In 2003, the East Division formed a civil court in the Issaquah Courthouse. All civil and small claims actions which previously were filed in the Redmond Courthouse are now filed and heard in Issaquah.
    • Criminal Records
    • Required Informationname, years to search, DOB; also helpful: address
    • Years AvailableCriminal records on computer back 5 years
    • Record Retrieval MethodsMail, online, in person
    • Civil Records

  • District Court South Division - Burien Click here to run on-site court house search

    The District Court South Division (formerly Southwest Division) of King County is located in Burien and is open Monday through Friday from 8:30AM to 4:30PM. In 2002 the name changed and in 2003 merged with the Renton court. This court deals with misdemeanor, small claims, and civil actions under $75,000. No sealed, juvenile, adoption, paternity, mental health, victims of sex offenders, treatment plans, or DUI records are released. (DUI released under some circumstances.) Records can be retrieved by mail, in person, and online. Required information includes name and years to search, DOB and address are helpful.

    601 SW 149th St

    Burien, WA 98166-1935
     206-205-9200, 800-325-6165 x59200
     206-296-0124  8:30AM-4:30PM
    Jurisdiction Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $75,000, Small Claims
    Notes Formerly Southwest Division, name change 12/2002. In 2003 merged with the Renton court.
    • Criminal Records
    • Required Informationname, years to search; also helpful: address, DOB, SSN
    • Years AvailableCriminal records computerized from 1987
    • Record Retrieval MethodsMail, online, in person
    • Civil Records
    • Required Informationname, years to search; also helpful: address
    • Years Available Civil records on computer from 1984, prior on docket books/ microfiche.

  • District Court West Division - Shoreline Click here to run on-site court house search

    Information regarding criminal and civil recorded cases can be found on the District Court West Division-Shoreline of King County website. In order to access personal information, you will need to provide the individual’s name and date of birth and the timeframe of the years the action was committed. After the information has been entered, you will be able to view: claims for small issuances, misdemeanors and civil actions less than $75,000. If you are searching for civil actions filed in Shoreline, Kenmore and Lake Forest Park, you must go through the main court system in Seattle. Unfortunately, you cannot view sealed, juvenile, adoption, cases involving sex offenders or mental health cases.

    18050 Meridian Ave N

    Shoreline, WA 98133-4642
     206-205-9200, 206-296-3679; 800-325-6165 x59200
     206-296-0594  8:30AM-4:30PM
    Jurisdiction Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $75,000, Small Claims
    Notes Civil Filings for: Shoreline, Kenmore, Lake Forest Park should be filed in Seattle Facility.
    • Criminal Records
    • Required Informationname, years to search; also helpful: address, DOB, SSN
    • Years AvailableCriminal records computerized from 1987
    • Record Retrieval MethodsFax, mail, online, in person
    • Civil Records
    • Required Informationname, years to search; also helpful: address
    • Years Available Civil records on computer from 1984, prior on docket books/ microfiche.

  • Des Moines Municipal Court Click here to run on-site court house search

    The Des Moines Municipal Court of King County has authority from the Washington state statute to preside over criminal misdemeanors, traffic infractions and other Des Moines city code violations. Criminal records on these cases are accessible online while copies of court records are accessible from the Municipal Court offices. The public have access to the records online, which are on index from 1989. Information on the online index is accessible through the Judicial Information System’s website.

    21630 11th Ave S #C

    Des Moines, WA 98198-6317
     206-878-4597
     206-870-4387  8AM-4:30PM
    Jurisdiction Misdemeanor
    Notes Index online from JIS-Link; see www.courts.wa.gov/jislink/ (also, see state introduction for subscription service.). Also, search name index back to 1989 and calendars free at http://dw.courts.wa.gov/index.cfm.
    • Criminal Records
    • Required Information
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    • Civil Records

  • Pacific & Algona Municipal Court Click here to run on-site court house search

    The Pacific Municipal Court of King County is located in Pacific, Washington. There are no restrictions on records posted by the court. To confirm if any have changed you need to contact them directly. The Court deals with exclusively with misdemeanors. For details concerning the Court’s criminal records and civil records you must contact them. Record requests may be done by phone, fax, in person or online. The court is open Monday through Friday from 8:00AM to 5PM.

    100 3rd Ave SE

    Pacific, WA 98047-1349
     253-929-1140
     253-929-1195  8AM-5PM
    Jurisdiction Misdemeanor
    Notes Algona location closed, case files here. Office "window" is 8:30AM to 4:30PM.
    • Criminal Records
    • Required Information
    • Years Available
    • Record Retrieval MethodsPhone, fax, mail, in person, online
    • Civil Records

  • Burien Municipal CourtClick here to run on-site court house search

    The Burien Municipal Court of King County case records are those handled at the South Division, KCDC (King County District Court). The court handles cases on small claims, misdemeanors, traffic and non-traffic infractions, felony expedited cases and civil cases less than 75,000 USD. The KCDC holds all public court records on behalf on the Burien Municipal Court. The public can request court records on these cases online at the county’s website or in person at the Court Clerk’s office.



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    Notes See South Division, KCDC
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  • Algona Municipal CourtClick here to run on-site court house search

    The jurisdiction of Algona Municipal Court of King County is for criminal and civil cases. This court also handles violations. Criminal and civil records are kept for 5 years. You may search for records on the court dockets at the http://dw.courts.wa.gov/index.cfm website. You will need to subscribe to the website to make a search. You may also obtain a request for public records online. The hearings for criminal cases and misdemeanors are usually held just one day a week.



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    Notes See Auburn Municipal Court.
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  • District Court West Division - Seattle Click here to run on-site court house search

    The District Court West Division of King County is located in Seattle and is open Monday through Friday from 8:30AM to 4:30PM. The boundaries of the Seattle District Court are the same as those of the City of Seattle. This court deals with misdemeanor, infractions, small claims, and civil actions under $75,000. No sealed, juvenile, adoption, paternity, mental health, victims of sex offenders, treatment plans, or DUI records are released. (DUI released under some circumstances.) Records can be retrieved by mail, fax, in person, email, and online. Required information includes name, DOB, and years to search.

    516 3rd Ave, #E-327, Courthouse

    Seattle, WA 98104-3273
     206-205-9200, 800-325-6165 x59200
     206-296-0910  8:30AM-4:30PM
    Jurisdiction Misdemeanor, Infractions, Civil Actions under $75,000, Small Claims
    Notes The boundaries of Seattle District Court are identical to the City of Seattle's boundary.
    • Criminal Records
    • Required Informationname, years to search, DOB, signed release; also helpful: address, SSN
    • Years AvailableCriminal records computerized from back 10 years
    • Record Retrieval MethodsFax, mail, online, in person
    • Civil Records
    • Required Informationname, years to search; also helpful: address
    • Years Available Civil records on computer from 1984, prior on docket books/ microfiche.

  • Superior Court Click here to run on-site court house search

    For information regarding more serious criminal actions, you can contact the Superior Court of King County in Seattle website. There are different fees required for civil and criminal records. You can contact the court by phone (which takes a longer amount of time) or in person at the Superior Court at Maleng Justice Center. After providing information about the individual’s name and date of birth, timeframe regarding the committed action, what type of case it is and a phone number, you will be able to review family and probate court cases, felony, civil or claims of eviction. Restricted records involving sealed records, juvenile cases, adoption, paternal rights, mental deficiencies and certain DUI cases are not made available for public use.

    516 3rd Ave, E-609

    Seattle, WA 98104-2386
     206-296-9300, 800-325-6165 in state, 800-325-6165 x69300 out of state
     206-296-0986  8:30AM-4:30PM
    Jurisdiction Felony, Civil, Eviction, Probate, Family
    Notes Phone wait can be lengthy but they will answer. Separate search fees for civil and criminal. Records from Superior Court at Maleng Justice Center also accessible here.
    • Criminal Records
    • Required Informationname, years to search, case type, your phone
    • Years AvailableCriminal records on computer since 1979; older records on microfilm back to 1800s. Cases initiated after 2000 are scanned.
    • Record Retrieval MethodsMail, online, in person
    • Civil Records
    • Required Informationname, years to search, case type, your phone
    • Years Available Civil records on computer from 1984, prior on docket books/ microfiche.

  • Hunts Point Municipal CourtClick here to run on-site court house search

    Kirkland Municipal Court handles court cases of the Hunts Point Municipal Court of King County. The court handles cases and provides records for various cases such as parking citations, criminal misdemeanor, and non-criminal traffic citations that are committed within the city limits of Hunts Point. The public can access court records dating back from 1989 to present at the courthouse. The public can request information from Hunts Point Municipal Court directly in person or through mail or fax.



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    Notes See Kirkland Municipal Court
    • Criminal Records
    • Required Information
    • Years Available
    • Record Retrieval Methods
    • Civil Records

  • Covington Municipal CourtClick here to run on-site court house search

    The South Division, KCDC (King County District Court) handles all court cases and related services on behalf of the Covington Municipal Court. Cases handled by this court include traffic and non-traffic infractions, small claims and civil cases below 75,000 USD, misdemeanor, and felony cases expedited by the court. The public can request Court records online at the KCDC website which provides information on public records or in person at the County Clerk’s office.



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    Notes See South Division, KCDC
    • Criminal Records
    • Required Information
    • Years Available
    • Record Retrieval Methods
    • Civil Records

  • Snoqualmie Municipal CourtClick here to run on-site court house search

    The jurisdiction of the Snoqualmie Municipal Court of King County is for misdemeanor cases. No sealed records such as adoption, juvenile, mental health or sex offenders and their victims are released to the public. DUI records are sometimes released. Criminal records are searchable for 5 years. You will need the name of the person’s name on the file, the years available to search (5 years), and the date of birth. It is also helpful if you have the address that goes with the person’s record. You may make your search request in person, online and by mail.



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    Notes See East Division, KCDC
    • Criminal Records
    • Required Information
    • Years Available
    • Record Retrieval Methods
    • Civil Records

  • Tukwila Municipal Court Click here to run on-site court house search

    The jurisdiction of the Tukwila Municipal Court of King County is limited to misdemeanor cases and non-traffic infractions, and traffic violations. The court also handles civil orders of protection for people who are victims of domestic violence. The court schedules arraignments and pre-trial hearings for jury and non-jury trials. Tukwila Municipal Court also supervises legal services for people on probation, people needing an interpreter, and indigent people. If you wish to search for a record, you can search the dockets online at www.courts.wa.gov/jislink.

    6200 Southcenter Blvd

    Tukwila, WA 98188-2544
     206-433-1840
     206-433-7160  8:30AM-4:30PM
    Jurisdiction Misdemeanor
    Notes Search dockets with subscription to the judicial system at www.courts.wa.gov/jislink/index.cfm.
    • Criminal Records
    • Required Information
    • Years Available
    • Record Retrieval Methods
    • Civil Records

  • Woodinville Municipal CourtClick here to run on-site court house search

    The jurisdiction of the Woodinville Municipal Court of King County is for misdemeanor, small claims court, and for civil actions under $75,000. Juvenile records are sealed; sex offenders and their records of victims of sex offenders are not released to the public. DUI records are sometimes released. Criminal and civil records are kept available for a period of 5 years. To search for criminal records you will need to provide the name, date of birth. Providing an address will be helpful in the search. You will just need to provide a name for civil records, but an address is also helpful in the search.



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    Notes See East Division, KCDC
    • Criminal Records
    • Required Information
    • Years Available
    • Record Retrieval Methods
    • Civil Records

  • Yarrow Point Municipal CourtClick here to run on-site court house search

    The jurisdiction of Yellow Point Municipal Court of King County is for criminal and misdemeanor cases. This court also handles cases for parking and traffic citations. Besides Yellow Point, this court provides court services for Medina, Hunts Point and Clyde Hill. If you wish to search for a court record you may go to the http://dw.courts.wa.gov/index.cfm website and search the court dockets. The criminal and civil records are indexed back from 1989. Yarrow Point Municipal Court does not handle small claims cases or civil protection orders; you will need to file these types of cases with the District Court.



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    Notes See Kirkland Municipal Court
    • Criminal Records
    • Required Information
    • Years Available
    • Record Retrieval Methods
    • Civil Records

  • Auburn Municipal Court Click here to run on-site court house search

    The Auburn Municipal Court of King County provides access to court has records on misdemeanor cases. The administrative office of the Municipal court allows public access to court records through an online facility called JIS-Link (Judicial Information System) which is a free subscription service that offers the public access to display-only court information. You can search name index back to 1989. You can access records in person at the County Clerk’s office or through mail, fax or phone.

    340 E Main St #101

    Auburn, WA 98002-5548
     253-931-3076
     253-804-5011  8AM-4PM
    Jurisdiction Misdemeanor
    Notes Index online from JIS-Link; see www.courts.wa.gov/jislink/ (also, see state introduction for subscription service.). Also, search name index back to 1989 and calendars free at http://dw.courts.wa.gov/index.cfm.
    • Criminal Records
    • Required Information
    • Years Available
    • Record Retrieval Methods
    • Civil Records

  • Black Diamond Municipal CourtClick here to run on-site court house search

    The Black Diamond Municipal Court of King County presides over only infractions, misdemeanors and gross misdemeanors and makes the court records available to the public. You can also get access to all court records by the court at their website. An online index is also accessible by the public where one can also see the state introduction for subscription services. Court records are in index from 1989 and the court also provides free calendars for easier access to information.

    PO Box 599, 25510 Lawson St

    Black Diamond, WA 98010-0599
     360-886-7784
     360-886-5354  8:30AM-5PM
    Jurisdiction Misdemeanor
    Notes Index online from JIS-Link; see www.courts.wa.gov/jislink/ (also, see state introduction for subscription service.). Also, search name index back to 1989 and calendars free at http://dw.courts.wa.gov/index.cfm.
    • Criminal Records
    • Required Information
    • Years Available
    • Record Retrieval Methods
    • Civil Records

  • Bothell Municipal Court Click here to run on-site court house search

    The Bothell Municipal Court of King County provides court records related to infraction, criminal misdemeanor and gross misdemeanor cases that occur within the city of Bothell and filed with the court. The public can access records by ordering for Municipal Court records online. Records are retrievable from the state court’s computer system. The public can also search court records by name dating back to 1989. They have a subscription service that offers access to indexed court records.

    10116 NE 183rd St

    Bothell, WA 98011-3416
     425-487-5587
     425-488-3052  8AM-5PM
    Jurisdiction Misdemeanor
    Notes Index online from JIS-Link; see www.courts.wa.gov/jislink/ (also, see state introduction for subscription service.). Also, search name index back to 1989 and calendars free at http://dw.courts.wa.gov/index.cfm.
    • Criminal Records
    • Required Information
    • Years Available
    • Record Retrieval Methods
    • Civil Records

  • Enumclaw Municipal Court Click here to run on-site court house search

    The Enumclaw Municipal Court of King County presides over misdemeanor and civil cases. Criminal and civil records are accessible by the public and also include Maple Valley Court. Court records dating back to 1989 are on index and are retrievable at the Municipal Court offices. The public can make requests for public records by letter, email or phone. Search the Municipal Court records index online at their website. Most of the records are on the city court’s website.

    1339 Griffin Ave

    Enumclaw, WA 98022-3011
     360-825-7771
     360-802-0107  8AM-5PM
    Jurisdiction Misdemeanor, Civil
    Notes Includes Maple Valley Court. Index online from JIS-Link; see www.courts.wa.gov/jislink/ (also, see state introduction for subscription service.). Also, search name index back to 1989 and calendars free at http://dw.courts.wa.gov/index.cfm.
    • Criminal Records
    • Required Information
    • Years Available
    • Record Retrieval Methods
    • Civil Records

  • Redmond Municipal CourtClick here to run on-site court house search

    The Redmond Municipal Court of King County is located in Redmond, Washington. All its civil and small claims cases are now filed with the Eastern Division Court in Issaquah, Washington. For details on both criminal and civil records you need to contact them directly. The same is also true if you wish to find out about any possible restrictions on the release of court records. This would include any details on ways you can obtain information. This court is open 8am to 5pm.



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    Notes See East Division, KCDC
    • Criminal Records
    • Required Information
    • Years Available
    • Record Retrieval Methods
    • Civil Records

  • Renton Municipal Court Click here to run on-site court house search

    The Renton Municipal Court of King County is located in Renton, Washington. Its jurisdiction is specifically over misdemeanor cases. To find out about the availability of both civil and court records you will need to contact them directly by either phone or in person. This will also apply to finding out about the types of searches done and what information is required. They do have a web site for general directions, but for more details it is best to contact them directly. The court is opened from 8AM to 5PM.

    1055 S Grady Way

    Renton, WA 98057
     425-430-6550
     425-430-6544  8AM-5PM
    Jurisdiction Misdemeanor
    • Criminal Records
    • Required Information
    • Years Available
    • Record Retrieval Methods
    • Civil Records

  • Sammamish Municipal CourtClick here to run on-site court house search

    Sammamish Municipal Court of King County's services are handled through the District Court East Division in Redmond, Washington. The courthouse is located at 8601 160th Avenue NE. Their phone is 206-205-9200 and they are open 8:30AM-4:30PM to serve the public. Criminal records going back for the past five years are available on computer and records can be retrieved either by mail, in person, or online. Required information for searches are name, years to search, date of birth; address is helpful.



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    Notes See East Division, KCDC
    • Criminal Records
    • Required Information
    • Years Available
    • Record Retrieval Methods
    • Civil Records

  • Clyde Hill Municipal CourtClick here to run on-site court house search

    The Clyde Hill Municipal Court of King County handles court services at the Kirkland Municipal Court. The court handles all cases involving parking citations, non-criminal traffic citations, and criminal misdemeanor violated within the city of Clyde hill. Court records dating back from some years back are available for retrieval at the Municipal Court offices. The public can only access records by making a direct request to the court either in person, by fax or through mail.



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    Notes See Kirkland Municipal Court
    • Criminal Records
    • Required Information
    • Years Available
    • Record Retrieval Methods
    • Civil Records

  • Duvall Municipal CourtClick here to run on-site court house search

    The Duvall Municipal Court handles its court duties through the East Division, King County District Court. These include cases and court records. The Municipal Court processes cases on parking violations, some DUI cases, ordinance cases and traffic and non-traffic infractions. Court records on these cases are available from the East Division, KCDC courthouse at the clerk’s office. Records from specific years are accessible online or by direct request at the Court Clerk’s office in person.



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    Notes See East Division, KCDC
    • Criminal Records
    • Required Information
    • Years Available
    • Record Retrieval Methods
    • Civil Records

  • North Bend Municipal CourtClick here to run on-site court house search

    The North Bend Municipal Court of King County is located in the city of North Bend, Washington. This court handles traffic and other related issues for the city of North Bend. You need to contact them by phone or in person in order to find out about the availability of both criminal and civil records. You will also need to contact them to find out about any search requirements. For information about court hours and any restrictions you will need to contact them directly.



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    Notes See East Division, KCDC
    • Criminal Records
    • Required Information
    • Years Available
    • Record Retrieval Methods
    • Civil Records

King County Background Checks

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King County Court Recorder Offices

Recorder

King County
500 4th Ave, Rm 311
Seattle, WA 98104
206-296-1570
206-205-8396 8:30AM-4:30PM
Record Availability All in one. Marriage records here, other vital records are not. Records indexed on a public use terminal back to 1991.

Courier Offices

500 4th Ave, Rm 311
County Admin Bldg
Seattle, WA 98104

County Assessor

206-296-7300

Treasurer

206-296-3850

Appraiser

206-296-8683

Elections

206-296-1565

Vital Records

206-296-4768

 
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