District Court

Purpose

Whitman County District Court hears proceedings involving 

  • Anti-harassment and domestic violence protection petitions
  • Criminal misdemeanors
  • Petitions for name change
  • Small claims disputes and civil disputes where the amount claimed does not exceed $100,000
  • Traffic infractions

District Court also provides probation services to offenders convicted of misdemeanor crimes. The probation department is actively involved in monitoring and assisting convicted defendants in the performance of their court-ordered obligations.

Departmental Responsibilities

  • Adult Probation, Misdemeanor
  • Arrest Warrants
  • Bail Refunds
  • Domestic Violence Protection
  • Fine Payments
  • Harassment Protection
  • Jury Management, District Court
  • Misdemeanor Processing
  • Petitions for Name Change
  • Restitution Collection and Disbursement
  • Search Warrants
  • Small Claims; Civil Suits
  • Traffic Infraction Processing

Please note: We do not have an online payment portal. You can mail in payment or by phone.