SPMGR 7 Local Rules - Filing and Effective Date

(a – g) Reserved by state rule

(h) Reference. The provisions of the Local Rules are supplemental to the Rules for Courts of Limited Jurisdiction, as adopted or hereafter amended by the Supreme Court of the State of Washington, and shall not be construed in conflict with them and are submitted pursuant to GR 7(e) with an intent to adopt as changed. These rules may be known and cited as Spokane Municipal Court Local Rules, and shall be referred to as "SPM" along with the corresponding rule abbreviation.

(i) The Court may suspend or modify any of the foregoing rules, in any given case, upon good cause being shown thereof or upon the Court's own motion.

(j) Prior Rules Repealed. These rules supersede and replace any prior rules.

(Adopted Jan. 2, 2009; amended effective Sept. 1, 2011; amended effective Sept. 1, 2023)

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Contact Information

Municipal Court Clerk's Office
1100 W Mallon Ave
Spokane, WA 99260

Audio Recordings

Most of the hearings held in Spokane Municipal Court are digitally recorded. To access the audio recording for a specific hearing:

  • Click on the Search Recordings link below.
  • Click on the filter icon
  • Under "Filter By Agency:" you must search City of Spokane, WA Municipal Court
  • Clink on the docket and the recording will begin playing.

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Bench Copies

To serve bench copies to a Judicial Officer please email:
Jeanine Sword
Judicial Administrative Assistant

Please ensure compliance with SPMCrRLJ 8.2(d).