Effective October 1, 2022, Gig Harbor Municipal Court will be holding all criminal court hearings in person unless otherwise approved by Judge Allen for Zoom. Civil infraction hearings will remain on Zoom until further notice.Please call the court if you are unsure if your hearing will be held remotely via Zoom or in person.
INSTRUCTIONS FOR APPEARING REMOTELY
Gig Harbor Municipal Court is utilizing Zoom Video conferencing for some hearings. An excellent 2 page tutorial and instructions are found HERE Version Options Virtual Courtroom Headline. 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 #. There is no participant ID, press #. The meeting password is 421393.
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.