District Court


Administrative Order 20-001 Emergency Court Closure 

District Court  front counters will be closed from March 17 thru April 24, 2020.  You can contact us by email at District.Court@co.benton.wa.us.

All court hearings are cancelled except for in-custody matters and special sets.  Notices will be sent out with your new court date.

Pursuant to Administrative Order 20-001, all infraction mitigation hearings will be done by mail or email and any hearings set between March 23rd to April 3rd are cancelled.  Notices will be sent out with new court dates.  Click here.

Frequently asked questions:
1.  I have a court hearing scheduled, will it be re-set? 
    There are certain cases that we can re-schedule. 
   Please call or email us at  District.Court@co.benton.wa.us 
2.  When is my court date?
   Please call or email us at  District.Court@co.benton.wa.us or
   visit https://dw.courts.wa.gov/?fa=home.fmcdTerms
3. How can I file paperwork?
    For attorneys, you can file electronically, by registering.  Click
here .  
    For other litigants, please mail your pleadings to:
   District Court
   7122 West Okanogan Pl, Bldg A
   Kennewick WA 99336

4.  How much do I owe and how can make payment? Click here.

5.  How can I take care of my warrant?  Click here


About District Court

The Benton County District Court is a court of limited jurisdiction and has concurrent jurisdiction with the Superior Court in all misdemeanor and gross misdemeanor actions committed in violation of State and County statutes or County and Municipal ordinances. The Benton County District Court handles all matters involving traffic, non-traffic, and parking infractions, anti-harassment and small claims up to $5000.  The District Court also has concurrent jurisdiction with the Superior Court over civil actions involving amounts up to $100,000.


Benton County    620 Market Street    Prosser, Washington 99350
Phone: (509) 786-5710 or (509) 783-1310
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