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