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Renton Municipal Court
Renton, WA 98057


COVID-19 Update

Renton Municipal Court cancels all non-essential hearings.
Effective Monday March 16, 2020 and until further notice, all non-essential hearings scheduled for Renton Municipal Court will be cancelled. The Emergency Administrative Order was issued by Presiding Judge Terry L. Jurado due to the current public health emergency. New hearing notices will be mailed via US Mail.

Jury Trials Postponed
Jury trials have been postponed through the month of April. If you have a summons to report for jury duty, you will not need to appear. The court will send new summonses once jury trials have resumed. 

Passport Processing Suspended
Passport processing have been suspended and will not resume until the public health emergency is over. Customers with scheduled appointments will need to reschedule once City Hall is reopened to the public. 

A complete list of court modifications is detailed in the Administrative Order signed Presiding Judge on March 16, 2020. If you have questions or concerns please email the court at


March 13, 2020 - Municipal Court continues all non-essential hearings


The mission of the Renton Municipal Court, as an independent and impartial branch of government, is to provide objective, accessible and timely resolution of all cases appropriately coming before the court, the protection of the rights of all individuals and the dignified and fair treatment of all parties.

The Renton Municipal Court is a court of limited jurisdiction. The municipal court judge is authorized by Washington State statute to preside over criminal misdemeanors, gross misdemeanors, traffic infractions and other City of Renton code violations.

The municipal court does not hear small claims cases, civil cases, change of names or issue marriage licenses. For these case types please call 206-205-9200 or visit King County.

To obtain a marriage license call 206-296-4021 to start the application process.

Court Hours

Monday through Friday
8 am to 5 pm

 Office Hours

Monday through Friday
8:30 am to 4:30 pm

Phone Hours:
Monday through Friday
9am - 11am and 
 1pm - 4pm 


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