Toppenish Municipal Court is a Court of Limited Jurisdiction which has jurisdiction over traffic infractions arising from violation of city ordinances or state statutes and criminal jurisdiction over all violations of city ordinances and state statues adopted by city ordinances. The court also has jurisdiction over actions brought to enforce or recover license penalties or forfeitures declared by city ordinances or state statutes. Toppenish Municipal Court handles only those citations issued by the City of Toppenish Police Department or Code Enforcement Officer.
Toppenish Municipal Court meets each Monday and Wednesday beginning at 1:00 p.m. It usually concludes by 5:00 p.m. Court is held in the Sunnyside Law & Justice Center located at 401 Homer Street in Sunnyside.
Arraignments for those in custody, mitigation hearings, and contested hearing are held each Monday at 1:00 p.m. Arraignments for those in custody are also held each Wednesday at 1:00 p.m. or as soon thereafter as may be heard.
Weapons are not allowed in the courtroom.
Repayment of Fines
Payment of fines can be made in person at the Sunnyside Law & Justice Center or by mail to 401 Homer Street, Sunnyside, WA 98944 or paying online at Municipal Court online payments.
If a time payment agreement is signed, the payment will be due on the assigned date. Prior to October 1, 2017, all delinquent accounts were sent to Alliance One for collection. Those delinquent accounts with Alliance One had an additional fee added to the balance due. After October 1, 2017, all delinquent accounts are serviced by Sunnyside Municipal Court.
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