Welcome

Kristian E. Hedine - Judge
John O. Knowlton - Judge
317 W. Rose Street
Walla Walla, WA 99362

 

Contact Information
Phone  509-524-2760
Fax        509-524-2775
Office Hours 9:00AM - 4:00 PM
Monday - Friday

Infraction Court Options

ONLINE

Click below to submit a letter to the Judge regarding your infraction:

Online Infraction Hearing

You will not be required to go to court using this method.

You will recieve an email from a court clerk with the Judge's decision. If a fine is imposed your citation will be placed on a payment plan.

Or

You may also send a letter by mail to the address above.

***Click here FOR Payment Options***

Come to a Court Date

You may request a hearing in which you will be required to appear at the Walla Walla District Court.

To request a court date please complete one of the following options below within 15 days of receiving your violation:

You may request a court date here.

OR

Send in your citation to the address above with the selected court type marked.

WARNING:  Failure to Appear at a Scheduled Mitigation/Contested Hearings will result in a determination that you did commit the infraction. Failure to respond, failure to appear at any hearing, or failure to pay, will automatically increase the monetary penalty.

 

Where can I find my citation/infraction/case number?

 

Hearing Types :

Mitigation - Explain the circumstances surrounding the commission of this infraction, you must admit that you committed the infraction.    Please note that *State Law states that School Zone Violations are not eligible to be mitigated.

Contested - To argue that you did not commit the infraction

Deferred Finding Option  -To keep this infraction off of your driving record. Please click the link to see if you qualify and to learn about the process.

Providing Proof of Insurance:  If you provide proof that you indeed possessed insurance at the time/date of your insurance violation, the case will be dismissed upon receipt of a $25.00 Administration fee. Please attach a copy to your online hearing, mail/fax or bring in insurance proof and provide the $25.00 payment at that time.

Failure to Appear at Scheduled Mitigation/Contested Hearings will result in a determination that you did commit the infraction. Failure to respond, failure to appear at any hearing, or failure to pay, will automatically increase the monetary penalty.

After 30 days, the citation will go to a collection agency and may result in the suspension of driving privileges.

  • Walla Walla District Court allows defendants to enter into a payment plan if you respond within the 15 days.
  • Please contact the court to setup monthly payments.
  • If a monthly payment is neglected you may be at risk of license suspension, added fees and transfer to a collection agency.

 

Department of Licensing: How to Reinstate your drivers license