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Top Floor, Tillamook County Courthouse

201 Laurel Avenue

Tillamook, Oregon 97141

Telephone: (503)842-3416

Fax (503)842-1831


Hours:  Monday-Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m


The Tillamook County Justice Court is suspending all in person operations. Hearings and trials shall remain at the times currently scheduled. All parties and witnesses will be required to appear telephonically. Parties and witnesses shall call in to the court at the time scheduled for appearance at the number 971-254-3149. If the hearing or trial is between 8:00 am and 12:00 pm, the access code is 942 848 824#. If the hearing or trial is between 1:00 pm and 5:00 pm, the access code is 151 931 59#. All correspondence and filings shall be submitted by either mail (The court's mailing address is: Tillamook County Justice Court, 201 Laurel Ave, Tillamook OR 97141) or by email ( All payments shall be submitted by mail using check or money order, telephonically, or using the link below.

For citations, you may enter a plea by phone or in writing. For example, if you wanted to have a trial, you can either call the court, or write the court a letter saying you would like a trial. You can have the trial completed in writing if you wish. If you did not want to have a trial, but had information for the judge to consider, you can write the judge a letter.


Pay your Ticket On Line (E Payment)

Pay Your Ticket by Phone -  844-719-3092

New filing fees (October 2019)

Founded in 1854, the Tillamook County Justice Court is the judicial branch of the county government. The court hears cases involving violations, small claims, and evections. The court acts as the municipal court for Tillamook, Bay City and Garibaldi. Weddings also fall within its jurisdiction. The Justice of the Peace presides over the Justice Court. The Justice of the Peace is an elected county official, with a six year term. Justice of the Peace Ryan C. Connell was elected by the voters in May 2018. He is a member of the Oregon State Bar, with a Doctor of Jurisprudence from Willamette University Collage of Law, and a Bachelor of Arts in political science from Saint Martin's University. The court also consists of a number of pro tem judges. At 4 p.m. on the first Tuesday of each month, the court holds Spanish Traffic Court. Judge Denise Harrington, who is fluent in Spanish, serves as Justice of the Peace pro tem. The court has additional interpreters available.

The judge and court staff cannot provide legal advise. Anyone The Oregon State Bar and Legal Aid Services of Oregon  have some free and reduced fee legal resources. Funding for the Justice Court is not related to fines and fees imposed by the court. All fines and fees are deposited with the County Treasurer. The court budget is determined by the elected County Board of Commissioners after recommendations from the County Budget Committee and the Treasurer.

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This page last updated on: 11/17/2020

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