To be eligible for Electronic Mitigation or Contested hearing, you must have already
received a hearing date from the court. Please do not proceed unless you have a
valid hearing date.
Mitigation Hearing Defined
You admit to committing the violation(s), but would like to explain the circumstances
and be considered for a reduction in the penalty amount. If "Traffic" is marked
on your infraction, the charge will be reported to Department of Licensing. Parking
tickets are civil infractions and do not appear on your driving record.
Contested Hearing Defined
You are contesting or challenging the charge(s) and are asking the state or city
to prove by a preponderance of the evidence that the charge(s) was committed. If
the charge(s) is found committed and "Traffic" is marked on the infraction, the
charge will be reported to Department of Licensing.
Any violations requiring submission of documents, such as proof of insurance, proof
of disabled permit, proof of registration (tabs) may not be addressed via the electronic
mitigation/contested process. Additionally, the court will not accept requests for
Deferred Findings through this form. To request a Deferred Finding, please contact
the court at 509-962-7511 or submit your request in writing.
You must complete a separate Electronic Form for each ticket number issued to you
and you MUST have a valid hearing date before using this form. Do NOT use this form
for any purpose other than to submit an electronic hearing by written statement.
The court will NOT respond to any other inquiries made via this form.