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Skagit County District Court

Please note: The Skagit County District Court Probation Department will be raising fees for Post Convictions sentenced services starting January 1. 2023. Probation fees are now $100.00 per month with a $2,400.00 maximum per defendant/case.

Pretrial fees charged will not increase and will remain at $50.00 per month with a $150.00 Maximum per defendant/case.

The Skagit County District Court is open to the public. We ask that you respect others and follow social distancing guidelines whenever possible. Wearing a mask is optional but encouraged, except it is mandatory for all hearings held at the Community Justice Center. Please do not come to court if you are experiencing illness or if you have been exposed to COVID.

Court business continues to be conducted electronically and over the phone. The hours of the District Court Clerk’s Office are from 8:30 to 12:00 and 1:00 to 4:30.

Remote appearances are designated for certain court calendars. Please click on the link below for more information on remote hearings.

Pursuant to the Supreme Court Order, individual courts have the authority to establish appropriate court procedures in response to the COVID pandemic. The Skagit County District and Municipal Court Emergency Order 22-2 has ended as of 3/12/2022.

Bankcard payments may be made through nCourt, a payment-processing center. A convenience fee will be charged to you by nCourt.

Contact Information

  • Phone: 360-416-1250
  • Fax: 360-416-1251

General e-mail: districtcourt@co.skagit.wa.us
Billing e-mail: dcbilling@co.skagit.wa.us

Mailing Address:

PO Box 340
Mount Vernon, WA 98273

Physical Address:

Larry E. Moller Public Safety Bldg. 600 S. Third
Mount Vernon, WA


Warren M. Gilbert
Dianne E. Goddard
Jenifer G. Howson 

Court Commissioner

Patrick A. Eason
Paul W. Nielsen

District Court Administrator

Deannie Martin

Skagit County* District Court handles the following case types:

Traffic Infractions
Misdemeanors and Gross Misdemeanors
Civil Claims to $100,000
Small Claims filed by an individual – up to $10,000
Small Claims filed by a business – up to $5,000
Protection Orders | Lifting (rescinding) or modifying No Contact Orders
Name Change Petitions
Dangerous Dog Hearings
Vehicle Impound Hearings

Interpreter Request Forms:

You may have the right to a court-appointed interpreter.
¿Necesita un intérprete de español que le asista en el tribunal?
Do you need an interpreter?

Skagit County District Court and Municipal City Court Calendar

Skagit County District Court COVID Response:

Daily Docket

Court Recordings


Video Hearing Information


Traffic Infraction?
"Trial By Mail"


Your License

Case File
Records Request
PDF | Word

Language Access Plan

District Court Local Rules

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