Douglas County District Court will allow you to submit an emailed written statement to mitigate or contest a ticket. If you proceed electronically in lieu of appearing in person before a judge, you are acknowledging the fact that no appeal may be made. You are required to provide an email address so the COURT'S RESPONSE can be sent to you. THE COURT WILL SEND A REPLY VIA EMAIL!! Certain restrictions apply:

  • IF YOU HAVE NOT SCHEDULED A HEARING WITH THE COURT, THIS FORM MUST BE SENT PRIOR TO MIDNIGHT ON THE FIFTEENTH DAY FROM THE ISSUE DATE ON THE TICKET.
  • IF YOU HAVE ALREADY RECEIVED NOTIFICATION OF A HEARING DATE, THIS FORM MUST BE RECEIVED AT LEAST 24 HOURS PRIOR TO THE TIME OF THE SCHEDULED HEARING.
  • IF YOU DO NOT WANT THIS TICKET ON YOUR RECORD, PLEASE REFER TO THE DEFERRED INFRACTION PORTION OF THE WEBSITE.
  • DO NOT USE THIS FORM FOR ANY PURPOSE OTHER THAN TO SUBMIT A HEARING.

Online Mitigation / Contested Form

Select either Mitigation Hearing or Contested Hearing

You must check YES at the bottom of this form, Certifying Your Statement
We cannot accept this form if we cannot reply to you.
WE MUST HAVE YOUR CORRECT E-MAIL ADDRESS!!
Gender

Enter your ticket number
Yes, I Agree.

I understand that if this form is submitted by e-mail, my typed name on the signature line will qualify as my signature for purposes of the above certification.

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Please make sure the E-mail address you entered above is correct; we can not respond to you if we do not get total and accurate information. The message will come from dcdcew@co.douglas.wa.us or dcdcbp@co.douglas.wa.us. If you have e-mail blocking or filtering software (such as a spam filter), please enable it to accept our messages.

IF YOU DO NOT RECEIVE A RESPONSE TO THIS HEARING WITHIN 10 DAYS CONTACT THE COURT BY PHONE AT (509) 884-3536.