Infractions

Important Information


  • Read your ticket carefully and check the appropriate box, sign your name and update your address, if necessary.  Mail your infraction to the court at 1015 State Ave, Marysville, WA 98270.
  • You must respond within 15 days from date of issuance either in person or by mail.
  • If you fail to respond within 15 days a late fee will be assessed and the Department of Licensing may be notified, which could result in the suspension of your license.
  • Your ticket will be referred to collections where additional fees and interest will be assessed.
There are three ways you can respond to your infraction.

Payment


  • Enclose a check or money order, in U.S. funds, for the amount listed on your infraction and mail it to the courthouse.
  • Pay at the courthouse, the court will accept cash, check, debit or credit card.
  • Pay online, additional fees may apply.
  • Pay over the phone with a debit or credit card.    During court hours (8:00 a.m to 4:30 p.m) please call 360-363-8050.   After hours please call 1-360-386-3589.
  • You understand that the infraction, if traffic related, will appear on your driving record.

Mitigation Hearing


A mitigation hearing is a hearing to explain the circumstances but you have agreed that you have committed the infraction.     You understand the infraction, if traffic related, will appear on your driving record.    To request a hearing you can mail your request to the court and a court date will be mailed to you.  If you already have a hearing date and you choose not to appear in person you may submit a hearing by mail form.

 

Contested Hearing


A contested hearing is a hearing where you challenge the infraction.    You are stating that you did not commit the alleged infraction.   The City must prove by a preponderance of the evidence that you committed the infraction.  To request a hearing you can mail your request to the court and a court date will be mailed to you.    
If you already have a hearing date you may subpoena witnesses, including the officer, to attend the hearing.   You may request discovery regarding the alleged infraction from the prosecutor's office (Arlington/Lake Stevens) (Marysville).  You understand the infraction, if traffic related, will appear on your driving records if it is found committed. 
If you choose not to appear in person you may submit a hearing by mail form.