Municipal Court

ATTENTION: During the COVID-19 outbreak, the public window will be open during the following hours: Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday from 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm, and Thursday & Friday from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. Clerks will be answering the phones during regular office hours from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm, and 1:30 pm to 4:00 pm Monday through Friday, except holidays. 

Providing Fair & Impartial Justice

MuniCourtPasco Municipal Court recognizes the importance of treating individuals appearing before the court in a fair and impartial manner. This ensures that everyone, to the extent possible, feels as though they have truly had their day in court, whether the matter to be heard is civil or criminal in nature.

Pasco Municipal is a court of limited jurisdiction created by statute. It has jurisdiction to hear:

Other Types of Cases

Contact the Franklin County District Court at (509) 545-3593 regarding information on these types of cases:

  • Small claim cases up to $5,000
  • Anti-harassment orders
  • Civil actions up to $75,000
  • Name changes

Please contact the Franklin County Superior Court at (509) 545-3525 regarding information on these types of cases:

  • Petitions for protection orders requesting removal of a party from the family home or involving custody and visitation of children.
  • Civil actions above $75,000
  • Felonies


To allow for public viewing of court proceedings, hearings held over Zoom will be live streamed via YouTube. Click HERE to watch.