Municipal Court
The mission of the Yelm Municipal Court is to promptly, fairly, and accurately resolve legal matters that come before the court, to be open and accessible to all court users, and to instill public trust and confidence in the operation of the court.  Our professional and experienced staff is readily available to answer any questions or concerns regarding your legal matters.

Who We Are.  Meet the Judge and staff of Yelm's Municipal Court.

Yelm Municipal Court has exclusive jurisdiction of criminal matters arising from violation of the Yelm Municipal Code, pursuant to Section 3.46.030 Revised Code of Washington. 

Traffic Infractions committed within the city limits are also heard in Yelm Municipal Court.

Payments and Collections.

Yelm Municipal Court is also an official Passport Agent and you can apply for a passport here.

Yelm Municipal Court is located in the Public Safety Building at 206 McKenzie Street, along with the Police Department.  Hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, except for holidays.

You may also be interested in the following Court related agencies:

Nisqually Jail
Washington Department of Licensing
Thurston County District Court
Washington State Courts
Revised Code of Washington





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