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Pierce County District Court on furlough today

Pierce County District Court employees will be on furlough today as part of a budget-cutting effort.

It’s the first of three furlough days for the court employees. The other two days are Nov. 12 and Dec. 24.

Today, and the other two furloughs day, the court will not be open for public payments, filings or other related matters. The court will hold in-custody arraignment hearings.

We sincerely regret this disruption in service, and highly value the importance of public access to the Court.


Budget cuts prompt hour changes at Pierce County court counter

Starting today, the public counter hours at the Civil/Infraction Division of the Pierce County District Court will be reduced because of continuing budget cutbacks.

The public counters at the Civil/Infraction Division, 1902 96th St. S., will be open from 9 a.m. to noon and from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. The walk-up window will be open from noon to 1:30 p.m. Employees can only help with payments of infractions and tolls and scheduling hearings. Civil and small claims services will not be available.

“We sincerely regret this disruption in service and highly value the importance of public access to the court,”

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