Wahkiakum County district Court
District Court Judge: Honorable Heidi L. Heywood
Office Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m.
until 4:00 p.m.
Box 144, Cathlamet, WA 98612
Main St., Cathlamet, WA 98612 (Main Floor)
Diana L. Plampin , Court Administrator
Staff: Kristy Hendrickson , Chief Clerk
Wahkiakum County District Court processes misdemeanor criminal
and traffic charges issued by the Washington State Patrol, Wahkiakum
County Sheriff's Office, Wahkiakum County Prosecutor, State Department
of Fish & Wildlife, and Department of Natural Resources. It
also has the jurisdiction to handle civil matters up to $100,000,
as well as Anti-Harassment Orders, Small Claims and name changes.
The part time District Court Judge is elected to a four year term
and in addition to hearing cases is authorized to perform civil
marriage ceremonies. The majority of the cases are heard
by the District Court Judge, but occasionally a Judge Pro-Tem
is appointed to assist.
Clerical tasks, such as scheduling, inquires, and receipting for
fines and fees are handled by the court staff under the direction
of the District Court Administrator who is directly responsible
to the Judge.
Fine payments can be made using debit or credit cards, either in the office or by phone during regular business hours, or online 24/7 at https://client.pointandpay.net/web/WahkiakumDC. (There will be a small fee for this service)
Services: Anti-Harassment Orders,
Civil Complaints, Criminal Misdemeanors, Gross Misdemeanors, Fish &
Wildlife Citations, Name Changes, Probation, Small Claims and Traffic
Honorable Heidi L. Heywood, District Court Judge
Box 144, 64 Main St. Cathlamet, WA 98612
360-795-3461 Fax 360-795-6506