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Ferndale Municipal Court

2220 Main St.
Ferndale, WA 98248
Phone: 360.384.2827
Fax: 360.312.0106
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The Ferndale Municipal Court is a court of limited jurisdiction. The municipal court judge is authorized by Washington State statute to preside over the following types of cases: non-traffic infractions, traffic infractions, criminal misdemeanors and gross misdemeanors. The court schedules arraignments, pre-trial hearings, non-jury and jury trials, sentencing, reviews, etc. The court supervises related services including legal representation for indigent persons, probation, and interpreter services.

Courtroom Location:
5694 Second Ave
Ferndale, WA
Court Clerk’s Office:
2220 Main St
Ferndale, WA

Municipal Court Schedule

Date and Time:Issues Addressed and Location:
SundaysCity will utilize the Whatcom County rotating Judge call-in arrangement process for first appearance/probable cause hearings (no arraignments, pleas, or sentencing) for inmates at Whatcom County Jail

Every Tuesday at 10:00 AM
(except following a Monday holiday)
In-custody hearings at Whatcom County Jail, 311 Grand Avenue, Bellingham, WA

Tuesdays following a Monday holidayAs needed: Ferndale Municipal Judge shall utilize call-in arrangement for first appearance/probable cause hearings (no arraignments, pleas, or sentencing) for inmates at Whatcom County Jail

WednesdaysAs needed: Ferndale Municipal Judge shall utilize call-in arrangement for first appearance/probable cause hearings (no arraignments, pleas, or sentencing) for inmates at Whatcom County Jail

Second Thursdays at 9:00 AMTraffic infraction mitigation hearings held at 5694 Second Ave, Ferndale, WA

Every Friday at 9:00 AM
(except the 5th Fridays of the month)
Probable cause hearings, criminal arraignments, warrant quash hearings, pretrial hearings, and Probation hearings at 5694 Second Ave, Ferndale

Fourth Friday at 8:45 AMContested traffic infraction hearings held at 5694 Second Ave, Ferndale

Fifth Fridays of the monthAs needed: Ferndale Municipal Judge shall utilize call-in arrangement for first appearance/probable cause hearings (no arraignments, pleas, or sentencing) for inmates at Whatcom County Jail


Court Staff:
Judge: Hon. Terry Lewis
Court Services Manager: Faith Miller, (360) 384-2827
Court Clerk: Janice Neher, (360) 384-2827
Probation: Todd Anderson 360.384.5421
Prosecuting Attorney: David Nelson, (360) 676-1459
Public Defender: Dan Parson, (360) 752-2000