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Maple Valley Municipal Court proceedings are held at the Kent Municipal Court, 1220 Central Avenue South, Kent, Washington, 98032 [Google Map].

For more information about your court case, court hours, and the court calendar, please contact the Kent Municipal Court. Please note that the Kent Municipal Court is open daily, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. For Maple Valley Court information, please call 253-856-5730. 

2019 maple Valley Municipal Court Days Schedule

January 10th, 24th, 30th

 

May 9th, 23rd, 29th

 

September 12th, 25th, 26th

 

February 14th, 27th, 28th

 

June 13th, 26th, 27th

 

October 10th, 24th, 30th

 

March 14th, 27th, 28th

 

July 11th, 25th, 31st

 

November 14th, 26th, 27th

 

April 11th, 24th, 25th

 

August 8th, 22nd, 28th

 

December 12th, 18th, 19th

 

Court Staff

Maple Valley Judge:
L. Stephen Rochon

Kent Court Administrator:
Margaret Yetter

Maple Valley Prosecutor:
The City of Maple Valley contracts with Tricia Grove for prosecution services. Tricia Grove, Maple Valley Prosecutor, can be reached at maplevalleyprosecutor@caycegrove.com or 425-255-0603.

About the Court

The Maple Valley Municipal Court has exclusive original jurisdiction over all criminal misdemeanors and gross misdemeanors, traffic infractions and parking violations arising under state statutes and city ordinances.

The Judge is appointed for a four year term by the Maple Valley City Council, is the principal officer of the Court and has the authority to render findings and lawful judgments in all cases. The Municipal Court is a court of limited jurisdiction which hears cases involving violations, including, but not limited to: criminal misdemeanor and gross misdemeanor charges, criminal traffic, traffic infractions and parking violations that occur in the City of Maple Valley.  The Maple Valley Municipal Court does not accept filings for small claims or civil cases, protection or restraining orders. For information about these types of cases, please contact the King County District Court, 206-205-9200, or visit http://www.kingcounty.gov/courts/districtcourt.aspx

Jury Duty

Jury Information Line: 253-856-6767

Jurors serving Maple Valley Municipal Court are summoned randomly and must be residents of King County.

If you received a Jury Summons from Maple Valley Municipal Court you must call the Jury Information Line at 253-856-6767 for further instructions.

Do not report to the Court unless instructed to do so.

YOUR APPEARANCE IS MANDATORY. IF YOU FAIL TO APPEAR, CONTEMPT PROCEEDINGS MAY BE BROUGHT AGAINST YOU. IT IS A CRIME FOR ANY PERSON SUMMONED FOR JURY SERVICE TO INTENTIONALLY FAIL TO APPEAR AS DIRECTED (RCW 2.36.170).

Excusal from jury service is limited and shall be allowed only upon a showing of undue hardship, extreme inconvenience, public necessity, or other reason deemed sufficient by the court for a period of time the court deems necessary (RCW 2.36.100). Please read your Jury Summons for information regarding how to request an exemption from Jury Service.

Jail Services

The City of Maple Valley contracts with the City of Kent Corrections Facility for jail services. Please visit  https://www.kentwa.gov/residents/public-safety/police-department/jail for more information about individuals arrested and booked for misdemeanor charges or warrants. 

Resource Links

King County Court Information
Find Your Court Date

Jail Inmate Lookup Service

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