The Municipal Court Judge is authorized by Washington State statute to preside over the following types of cases:
- non-traffic infractions
- traffic infractions
- criminal misdemeanors
- gross misdemeanors
Requesting Lynden Municipal Court Records:
Municipal Court Clerk
300 Fourth Street
Lynden, WA 982364
- Where is Lynden court located?
Municipal court is held in the City Hall Annex, located at 205 4th Street, Lynden.
- When is Lynden court in session? What is the schedule?
Lynden court sessions are held every other Wednesday of each month.
- When is the court window in city hall open?
Lynden court offices are open Monday through Friday from 8 AM-5 PM with the exception of the two Wednesdays of the month when court is in session.
The court office is located in city hall at 300 4th Street.
- When is my court date?
- Can I pay a ticket from another jurisdiction in Lynden?
No. Please pay your ticket to the city/county court office where the ticket was issued.
- What happens if I don't pay my court fine?
Your account will be forwarded to collections for payment or a bench warrant may be ordered and possible license suspension.
- Can I make payments on my fine? Does Lynden court accept credit cards?
Yes. Court staff with work with you to set up a payment plan.
Lynden Court cannot accept credit or debit cards at the office window, but does offer the option of paying online or over the telephone with a credit or debit card.
Online payments are made through a 3rd party (N-Court) 1-800-701-8560.
- What is the difference between mitigation and contested?
Mitigation is admitting you committed the offense and are requesting a reduction.
Contested is stating that you did not commit the offense.
- Can I receive legal advice from the City's Attorney's Office?
The attorneys in the City Attorney's Office serve as attorneys for city government and city officials, rather than individual citizens. Individuals must retain their own attorney for legal advice and representation.
- Where can I get legal help if I can't afford an attorney?
Northwest Justice Project provides legal assistance to eligible low-income families and individuals needing help with civil (non-criminal) legal programs in Washington state. Contact toll-free at 1-888-201-1012 or online.
- Who should I call to find out about my traffic infraction?
You may contact Lynden Municipal Court at 360.354.4270 or in-person at 300 4th Street, Lynden, WA 98264.
- Who should I contact to find out about my police report?
You may contact the Lynden Police department at 360-354-2828 or in-person at 203 19th Street, Lynden, WA 98264.