District Court

COVID-19 Emergency Announcement Effective February 28, 2022

Due to Covid-19 and public health concerns, Island County District Court has signed Emergency Administrative Orders 2022-0003. Please view the order by clicking on the link below to read about the changes that have been made to Island County District Court operations.

Temporary Island County District Court Procedures in Response To Public Health Emergency (PDF)

Case Types Heard in District Court

  • Criminal Cases
  • Misdemeanors
  • Gross Misdemeanors

Civil Cases

  • Traffic Infractions
  • Small Claims (Recovery of money out of pocket) up to $5000
  • Civil Claims up to $100,000
  • Anti-Harassment / Stalking Motions
  • Domestic Violence Protection Orders
  • Name Change Petitions
  • Replevin Actions (Recovery of Property)
  • Civil Impound Hearings
  • Dangerous Dog Appeal (Oak Harbor City Municipal Only)