EFFECTIVE NOVEMBER 17, 2020, due to the COVID-19 virus emergency declared by the United States government, the Washington State Government, and Skagit County, the ANACORTES MUNICIPAL COURT IS CURRENTLY CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE, however, inner court clerk and judicial operations continue during the hours of:
Court sessions are held electronically by video on Thursdays via ZOOM, except for in-person special set cases which are scheduled directly by the court. To participate in your hearing by video, or to view court sessions live, tune into ZOOM.
For more information, please contact your attorney of record, or the court clerk.
The Anacortes Municipal Court is responsible for processing infractions and citations in violation of city ordinances and state statutes issued by the Anacortes Police Department. The court has a duty to set cases for arraignments, hearings, probation revocations, and trials.
The Anacortes Municipal Court handles a variety of cases.
Criminal Traffic Cases: DUI, Negligent Driving 1, Reckless Driving, Driving while license suspended, and other criminal traffic violations
Criminal Non Traffic Cases: Assault 4, Theft 3, Disorderly Conduct, and Criminal Trespass
Traffic Infractions: speeding, failure to obey traffic device, no valid operator’s license, and no insurance
Other Hearings: dog running at large, potentially dangerous dog cases, and motion to modify or rescind no contact orders