Municipal Court

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Information

Due to the current health emergency, the Bremerton Municipal Courthouse is closed by Emergency Administrative Order 2020-02 to public access. This Order is in effect until further notice.

Court staff will still be available by phone or email Monday – Friday from 8 am – 5 pm.

If you have a hearing scheduled before April 24, 2020, that hearing will need to be reset. Please contact the court or your attorney to reset your court hearing, unless you have already been notified of your new hearing.

If you need an emergency protection order, please call the number listed below.

Phone: 360-473-5260

The Bremerton Municipal Court is a court of limited jurisdiction. Court sessions are open to the public. We welcome all to view our judicial system at work.

Types of Cases

The Municipal Court Judge is authorized by Washington State Statute to preside over the following types of cases occurring within city limits of Bremerton:
  • Misdemeanor criminal charges (domestic violence offenses, assault, theft, and drug offenses)
  • Misdemeanor criminal traffic offenses (driving under the influence, physical control, and reckless driving)
  • Gross misdemeanors
  • Non-traffic infractions
  • Parking infractions

Orders of Protection

The court also handles orders for protection for victims of domestic violence, stalking and harassment.

Our Mission

The Bremerton Municipal Court aims to fully and fairly hear every individual who has business before the Municipal Court. Everyone appearing in court or in the Clerk's Office shall be treated with courtesy, dignity and respect. We are honored to serve the citizens of Bremerton and others who have court business here.

Having to appear in court for an infraction or citation can be stressful. It is our hope that we can provide some information here that will be of help in guiding you through the process and take some of the mystery out of the procedures.

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