Municipal Court

YelmCourtYelm Municipal Court is located in the Public Safety Building at 206 McKenzie Street.

Contact the court by calling 360-458-3242 or by  emailing court@yelmwa.gov

Hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.

It is the mission of the Yelm Municipal Court to promptly, fairly, and accurately resolve legal matters that come before the court, to be open and accessible to all court users, and to instill public trust and confidence in the operation of the court.

The court handles general misdemeanors and gross misdemeanor criminal cases, traffic, and non-traffic civil cases, including infractions.

COVID-19 PRECAUTIONS

  • Yelm Municipal Court continues to work diligently to ensure the health and well-being of court employees, litigants, attorneys, and the general public while performing our Constitutional duties.
  • To reduce the risk of contagion, please practice social distance while in the courtroom or in the lobby. All 1:00 p.m. arraignment cases are in person hearings only. Other non-arraignment hearings may be heard virtually.
  • Face coverings will be required for anyone entering the courtroom.
  • Allow yourself plenty of time to handle your business as the number of people in the building at a time will be limited.
  • You will need time to go through security.
  • You will go through security more quickly if you avoid bringing metal into the court building. Studded belts, boots with steel toes or shanks, etc. will delay your progress through the metal detector.