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About the Court

The West Linn Municipal Court is the judicial branch of the city government. It has jurisdiction over all city ordinance and state law violations committed within the city limits, other than felonies.

If you have received a citation but are not sure how to proceed, the back side of the citation will explain your options, or call the court office at 503-656-4263.

I Received a Ticket, Now What?

The majority of cases heard in Municipal Court are traffic infractions.

How Should I Plea?

How Should I Plea? What Are My Options?

The purpose of your first appearance ("arraignment") in court for a traffic violation is to tell the judge or court clerk how you wish to proceed with your case. There are two options:

Pay Ticket Online

Online - Pay your Court Traffic Ticket Online

Municipal Judge Special Election September 17, 2013

The City of West Linn will hold a Special Election on September 17, 2013 for the position of Municipal Judge to fill the remainder of the unexpired term of Judge Heather Karabeika.  The term of office expires December 31, 2014.