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Municipal Court

Posted on: December 7, 2020

Municipal Court Announces Warrant Amnesty Program

Lake Forest Park Municipal Court announces a WARRANT AMNESTY from December 1, 2020 through March 31, 2021

If you have an outstanding bench warrant with this court and you would like to have it quashed or set for a warrant quash hearing before the Judge, please read and follow the directions below. All hearings will be held via Zoom. Note, there is NO FEE to quash a warrant. 

  • You may make an initial request to quash the warrant by phone, email or in writing. Please provide your full name and case number. Please include updated address, phone, and email. If you do not know your case number, please call the court at 206-364-7711. For your convenience, a request form is provided on our website  
  • You must provide a photocopy or upload a photo of a piece of valid identification. If you are not able to do this, you must provide identifying information to the court clerk, such as date of birth, address etc. 
  • If a warrant was issued for any type of case listed below, the case will be set for a warrant quash hearing:
    • Any domestic violence related case, DUI, physical control, hit and run of an attended vehicle, or reckless driving and negligent driving first degree cases reduced from a DUI or physical control. 
    • An eligible bench warrant under $5000 will be quashed, removed from the system and a new court date sent out. A bench warrant greater than $5000 will be set for a hearing before the Judge. 

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