COURT CASE RECORDS
- These are records that relate to in-court proceedings, including case files, dockets, calendars, and the like. The court does not provide a request for discovery, see below.
- Public access to these records is governed by GR 31
Please fill out and submit the form either via an electronic submittal, in person, mail or email
- Electronic Court Records Request Form
- Case Records Request Form (PDF)
- Case Records Request Form (PDF - fillable)
- These records relate to the management, supervision, or administration of a court or judicial agency.
- Public access to these records is governed by GR 31.1
When requesting a copy of a case record, please be specific as to the document / s you are requesting. It is not up to court staff to determine what should be sent. Additionally, there are copy fees as follows:
- $20 for a copy of the hearing recording
- Certified copies - $5 for 1st page and $1 for each additional page, per document
- Photocopy of paper document $.50 per page
- Paper copy from electronic format $.25 per page
- Appeals (Preparation & Tapes) $40
- Clerk's services are $20/hour or a portion of an hour
- Postage - actual cost or a self-addressed envelope with postage
STORAGE OF DOCUMENTS
- Puyallup and Milton Municipal Courts are courts of limited jurisdiction, which means, we are not a court of permanent record.
- Documents are stored according to the Washington Secretary of State's Retention Schedule.
- Limited documents are kept for three (3) years after final disposition. After the three-year period expires, hard-copy documents may no longer be available. The JIS docket is the only record kept in perpetuity.
Requests for discovery should be directed to the Office of the Prosecuting Attorney:
City of Puyallup
Attn: Office of the Prosecuting Attorney
333 S Meridian
Puyallup, WA 98371
- For traffic infraction matters, discovery will be provided pursuant to the Infraction Rules for Courts of Limited Jurisdiction 3.1.
- For criminal matters, discovery will be provided pursuant to the Criminal Rules of Limited Jurisdiction CrRLJ 4.7.
Your discovery request must be in writing and should contain the following information:
- Your full name.
- Your case number.
- What discovery materials you are requesting.
- The date of your request.
- Your signature.
- If requesting a mailed copy, address where discovery is to be mailed and a self-addressed envelope with at least $1.00 postage affixed.
- Notice of Appearance or Requests for Discovery by Attorneys may be sent via fax to 253-770-3352.
Note: NO email requests for discovery or filings are accepted at this time.
POLICE ONLY REQUEST
Police Department accident, incident, and case reports:
Records & Support Services