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updated 4/15/2022

Visitors to the Pierce County-City Building:
To reduce wait times, visitors are encouraged to call (253) 798-7487 or contact us online through LiveChat. Payments can be made online, without coming into the courthouse. Click here to make a payment online. Court customer service counters are open for walk-up transactions if needed.  Please do not arrive for your hearing or appointment more than 30 minutes early.

Mask Requirement and Social Distancing:
Face coverings and social distancing are optional in Pierce County District Court Facilities. Masks and hand sanitizer will continue to be provided. To protect staff and all court participants, please do not come to the courthouse if you are sick.

Virtual & In-Person Hearings:
Courtrooms are open for public viewing. The following hearings will be held virtually and live streamed on our webpage: Infractions (excluding interpreter matters in courtroom 607) and afternoon in-custody matters in courtrooms 543 and 603. Please refer to your court documents for the location of your hearing. If you have any questions about the location of your hearing, please contact us through LiveChat.

Pierce County District Court Probation Services may be held in-person, by phone, or virtually.  All individuals currently on probation are expected to stay in contact with their probation officer and be available for appointments as scheduled. Please contact your probation officer with any questions.

Court Resource Center:
The District Court Resource Center is open for in-person services. Please contact the CRC for more information (253) 798-7631. What is the CRC?


**District Court requests that citizens of Pierce County follow the recommendations of the Washington State Department of Health, the Tacoma Pierce County Health Department and the Governor in order to reduce the spread of COVID-19. To protect staff and all court participants, please do not come to the courthouse if you are sick.**



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    Tacoma, WA 98402


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