District Court - Honorable Eric C. Biggar
Judge Eric C. Biggar

Office Hours:
9:00am to 4:00pm

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100  19th Street NW
East Wenatchee, WA 98802

Phone: (509) 884-3536
Fax: (509) 884-5973

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Online Payments

The District Court uses Dynamic Collectors for accounts turned over to collection (800) 464-3457.


Douglas County District Court operations are substantially curtailed to help keep the public and our employees safe during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Please call (509) 884-3536 to learn how these changes affect you.  Many services are being offered remotely.

Please do not come to the courthouse if you are:

            Sick or experiencing flu-like symptoms, such as cough, fever or respiratory problems

            In a high-risk category for COVID-19

The public may observe proceedings by clicking here for instructions.

District Court has jurisdiction to conduct:
  • Criminal cases involving misdemeanors and gross misdemeanors, RCW 3.66.060
  • Preliminary hearings in felony cases, RCW 3.02.010(d)
  • Traffic infraction cases, RCW 3.66.060(5)
  • Civil cases in which the amount in controversy does not exceed one hundred thousand dollars ($100,000), RCW 3.66.020(4)
  • Small claim controversy up to ten thousand dollars ($10,000), RCW 12.40.010
  • Civil protection orders, RCW 26.50, 10.14
  • Name changes, RCW 4.24.130(1)
  • Vehicle impound cases, RCW 46.55

The Probation Department monitors compliance with sentencing conditions as set by the judge.