District Court

District Court Judge: Robin R. McCroskey

Staff Contacts

District Court Judge

If you are sick or experiencing flu-like symptoms such as a cough, fever, or other respiratory problems, please do not come to the Hall of Justice. Please contact us at 509-447-4110.

Individuals summoned for court hearings may appear in person or via zoom. Please contact the District Court office if you have any questions- 509-447-4110.

Options to appear via zoom or to call in for a telephonic appearance

If you have yet to apply for a public defender and wish to do so, you may either call the District Court office or send in an application. The application is found on this website under the criminal tab. There is information on this website for payments online or you may contact the office. See the fees and online payments tab.

Stave v. Blake Resentencing and Vacations

In February 2021, the Supreme Court of the State of Washington declared that RCW 69.50.4013(1) was unconstitutional.

  • If you were convicted under this statute or a preceding statute related solely to the unlawful possession of a controlled substance, you may be eligible to have your sentence for that crime vacated.
  • If you were sentenced to another felony and your sentence was based on an offender score including a vacated conviction, you may be eligible for a resentencing.
  • In order for you case to be addressed you must notify the court in writing. Please, contact Van Valkenburg Law Office at 509-822-7078 for assistance.

Pend Oreille District Court is a court of limited jurisdiction serving the citizens of Pend Oreille County and the municipalities of Newport, Cusick, Ione, Metaline, and Metaline Falls. The District Court hears the following cases: felony first appearances, criminal misdemeanors and gross misdemeanors, traffic and non-traffic infractions, civil lawsuits for money damages up to $100,000, small claims up to $10,000, protection orders, and name changes.

229 S. Garden Avenue
PO Box 5030
Newport, WA 99156
United States

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