Effective July 11, 2022, criminal court hearings will be held both remotely and in person on Mondays and Wednesdays beginning at 9:00 AM. Read on...
If you have received a photo enforcement infraction, please continue reading before responding or calling the court. Read on...
Lake Forest Park Municipal Court is organized under RCW 3.50 as a limited jurisdiction court to hear misdemeanor crimes and civil infractions committed within its geographical boundaries.
The presiding judge is appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by the City Council for a four-year term.
Judge Linda Portnoy was first appointed in July 1998 to fill an unexpired term. She retired at the end of December 2021.
Judge Jennifer Johnson Grant was appointed as presiding judge on November 18, 2021 for the term January 1, 2022 - December 31, 2025.
Notice: Modified Operations
Probation appointments will be conducted via telephone. The defendant is required to contact his/her probation officer at any scheduled time, unless otherwise directed by the Probation Officer.
A complete list of the court modifications is detailed in the Administrative Order No. 07 signed by the Presiding Judge on May 26, 2020.
If you are scheduled for a hearing, you will receive information attached to your summons or notice of hearing with instructions to join a zoom meeting or call. If you are having issues with Zoom, please inform the court clerk using the LiveChat function located on the right side of this website.
For technical Zoom help, please click the following link:
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