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Municipal Court

THE HONORABLE GEOFF ARNOLD PRESIDING

P O Box 788
Cosmopolis, WA 98537
Judge: Geoff Arnold | Court Administrator: Tracy Dugas
Phone: (360) 532-9264
Email: court@cosmopoliswa.gov

*** Please note the court's new mailing address above ***

Prosecuting Attorney:
Steve Johnson: sjohnson@cosmopoliswa.gov
609 8th Street, Hoquiam, WA 98550

Public Defender: 
Karrie Young-Pratt: office@kyounglaw.net 
138 First St S, Suite 1, Montesano, WA 98563
360-964-4134

*** COVID-19 CLOSURE INFORMATION ***

THE COURT OFFICE IS CURRENTLY CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC

Until Further Notice

Cosmopolis Municipal Court is diligent in ensuring the health and well-being of court staff, attorneys and the public while continuing to perform our Constitutional duties.

Beginning December 17, 2020 court will be held online via Zoom. Please use the Zoom Webinar link or telephone number below to attend/observe court. All attendees will be muted when entering the Webinar. Each defendant will be allowed to speak only during their case. All other attendees except the attorneys and the Court will remain muted except in unique circumstances deemed necessary by the Judge.

2023 MUNICIPAL COURT SCHEDULE*
Court is typically held the 3rd Thursday of each month, unless otherwise noted.
(No hearings in the month of December 2022)

  • January 19, 2023
  • February 23, 2023
  • March 16, 2023
  • April 20, 2023
  • May 18, 2023
  • June 15, 2023
  • July 20, 2023
  • August 17, 2023
  • September 21, 2023
  • October 19, 2023
  • November 16, 2023
  • December 21, 2023

*Dates are subject to change, please check back here for updates

COURT WILL BE HELD ENTIRELY BY ZOOM. NO IN-PERSON HEARINGS WILL BE AVAILABLE.

By computer: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/8537...
By telephone: 1-253-215-8782
Webinar ID: 853 7522 2767
When prompted for the participant ID, press the # sign
By phone, please press *6 to unmute.

Zoom meetings are open to the public.

Please email the court with any questions at court@cosmopoliswa.gov. Email is monitored daily during business hours. We will make every attempt to return voicemails within three (3) business days.

INFRACTION HEARINGS BY MAIL - DEFERRED FINDING PROGRAM

Defendants who have been issued a Notice of Infraction have the option to adjudicate their case by mail. Please download the appropriate form below and email or mail it to court within 15 days of receipt of your citation. Please include your signed copy of the citation and any documentation you would like the judge to review.

Mitigated Hearing by Mail (PDF)

Contested Hearing by Mail (PDF)

PAY YOUR FINE ONLINE, BY PHONE OR BY MAIL

CITY HALL/COSMOPOLIS POLICE WILL NOT ACCEPT PAYMENTS FOR THE COURT ON YOUR BEHALF. DO NOT USE THE CITY HALL DROP BOX FOR COURT BUSINESS

Please click here to make payments for fines/infractions through the nCourt X- Connect portal. nCourt also accepts payment by phone at 1(877)793-8935. Payments can also be mailed to the court at the address above. Please be sure to clearly mark your full name, citation number(s) and a phone number in case we have any questions.

Past due fines are assigned to Dynamic Collectors Inc. They can be reached at (877)418-3190 or info@dynamiccollectors.com.