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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.
Mail: PO Box 144,  Cathlamet, WA 98612
Location: 64 Main St., Cathlamet, WA 98612 (Main Floor)
Phone: 360.795.3461
Fax: 360.795.6506

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 Citations.

Honorable Heidi L. Heywood, District Court Judge

PO Box 144,  64 Main St. Cathlamet, WA 98612
360-795-3461 Fax 360-795-6506

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