Find My Court Date

Current Court dates can be found on the Washington Courts website. In-custody arraignments are normally held on: Bonney Lake  Mondays and Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m., Sumner Thursdays at 10:00 a.m. Please contact the court for more information. 

Restraining/Protection Orders - Domestic Violence Kiosk

The City of Bonney Lake Municipal Court is home to a kiosk which allows a victim of Domestic Violence to file for a temporary two-week protection order without having to go to Tacoma to file. To learn more about the process, please contact the Pierce County Superior Court.

Anti-Harassment or Stalking Protection Orders

Pierce County District Court has services to file anti-harassment and stalking protection orders.  Please visit the anti-harassment or stalking protection website or call them at 253-798-7487.

Small Claims

This service is provided by the Pierce County District Court in Tacoma, Washington. For more information please visit the District Court website (see Services > File a Small Claims Case) or call 253-798-7487. A small claim is a case filed only for the recovery of money owed to you and must be filed in person at the Court's Operations Division in Tacoma. The Bonney Lake Municipal Court does not handle Small Claims cases.

Marriage Licenses

Marriage licenses are provided by the Pierce County Auditor's Office.  Please visit their marriage license web page for additional details or fill out the marriage license application online.

Legal Services

The following is a list of free and low-cost legal services in Pierce County and Washington State. For more information on any of these services, please contact the organization directly.

Advocate Resource Center (ARC)
Online community & resources. 

Free.

Web: www.AdvocateResourceCenter.org
CLEAR
Coordinated Legal Education, Advice & Referral for civil matters for eligible low-income people. 

Free.

Phone: 1-888-201-1014
Over 60: 1-888-387-7111 (CLEAR Sr.)
Web: www.WashingtonLawHelp.org
Division Of Child Support
Administers state & federal child support laws. 

Free.

Phone: 253-798-3627
Web: www.dshs.wa.gov/dcs/
Location: Department of Social and Health Services,
2121 South State St., 
Tacoma, WA
Crystal Judson Family Justice Center
One-stop access to legal services, advocacy and community services for Domestic Violence victims. 

Free Phone: 253-798-4166
Web: www.aplaceofhelp.org
Location: Crystal Judson Family Justice Center,
718 Court E, 
Tacoma, WA
Family Law Facilitators
Assist self-represented parties with their family law cases in superior court. 

$10 per visit.

Phone: 253-798-3627
Location: Pierce County Courthouse
930 Tacoma Ave, Room 104 & 119, 
Tacoma, WA
Law for WA
Nonprofit corporation offering searchable directory for questions about the law & civics.

www.LawForWA.org
Northwest Justice Project
Advice and representation to low-income persons and seniors on family, housing, consumer, public benefits, disability, education, youth & civil rights matters. 

Free (call CLEAR for referrals) 

Phone: 253-272-7879
Web: www.nwjustice.org
Pierce County Center for Dispute Resolution
Affordable mediation and settlement conference services and mediation training.
 
Sliding Fee Scale.

Phone: 253-572-3657
Web: www.pccdr.org
Location: Center for Dialog & Resolution,
717 Tacoma Ave., 
Tacoma, WA
Pierce County Law Library
Provides legal information services to the general public, judiciary, attorneys, and to state and county officials. 

Free (charges for forms & copying) 

Phone: 253-798-7494
Web: www.piercecountywa.org
Location: Pierce County Courthouse
930 Tacoma Ave S, 
Tacoma, WA
Tacoma-Pierce County Bar Foundation Volunteer Legal Services (VLS)
Provides advice and representation to low-income clients through volunteer attorneys.
 
Free (call CLEAR for referral)
Phone: 253-572-5134 or 888-822-5134
Web: www.tacomaprobono.org
Location: Northwest Justice Project
715 Tacoma Ave S., 
Tacoma, WA
TeamChild
Provides civil legal services & community education to help youth in trouble. 

Web: www.teamchild.org
Location: TeamChild,
715 Tacoma Ave. S, 
Tacoma, WA
YWCA Legal Services
Provides civil legal advocacy, referral, and representation to victims of domestic violence in Pierce County. 

Free.
 
Web: www.ywca.org
Legal Services: 253-272-4181, ext. 257
Shelter: 253-383-2593
Phone: 253-274-9929

Contact:
Municipal Court Staff

Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Location:
Justice & Municipal Center
9002 Main ST E, STE 100
Bonney Lake, WA 98391

Mailing:
Municipal Court
9002 Main ST E, STE 100
Bonney Lake, WA 98391

Phone: 253-862-6606

Fax: 253-862-3053