Gig Harbor Municipal Court is closed to the public.
Emergency matters, criminal cases and some infraction cases are being heard remotely by video or telephone.
INSTRUCTIONS FOR APPEARING REMOTELY
Gig Harbor Municipal Court is using Zoom Video conferencing. An excellent 2 page tutorial and instructions are found HERE. Test your connection and audio well in advance of your hearing. First time users may be prompted to download the Zoom software and should plan accordingly.
To join conferencing by video, enter the Zoom Virtual Courtroom. To join conferencing by phone (no video), call (253) 215-8782. At the prompt, enter the meeting code 794 653 3203, then #. There is no participant ID, press #. The meeting password is 421393.
All participants (video and phone) will enter a virtual "waiting room" until admitted into the proceedings by the Judge or court Staff. Remain in the waiting room. We are aware of your presence and will admit you when ready.
All participants are reminded you are appearing in a virtual courtroom. Your demeanor and your surroundings should reflect the serious nature of court proceedings. There is no lessening of appearance standards and especially not for Officers of the Court (Attorneys, Interpreters, etc.). All proceedings are recorded. Attorneys are expected to appear by video.