Municipal Court & Judge

Duties
Pinedale Municipal Court processes all citations for violations of the ordinances of the Town of Pinedale. Common citations include those having to do with traffic, fighting, public intoxication, animal control, and parking. Jurisdiction for municipal court is for offenses that occur only within the town limits of Pinedale, with the exception of the issuance of bench warrants for which the court has statewide jurisdiction.
 
Schedule
Arraignment for all citations:
  • Mondays at 10 a.m.
  • Hearings and trials on Thursdays as scheduled
Please contact the Municipal Court for the location.  All arraignments, hearings and trials are open to the public.

Procedure
If the box on your citation labeled “Must Appear” is checked, you are required to appear in court on the date and time indicated. If the box labeled “May forfeit bond in lieu of appearance” is checked, you may either appear in court on the date indicated or post the bond amount designated on the citation by that date.

Payment
You may submit your payment in person or by mail. Personal checks are accepted from Wyoming residents if drawn on a Wyoming bank. All other payments must be by cash, cashier’s check, or money order. The court does not accept credit / debit cards. Do not mail cash. Wyoming is a member of the Nonresident Violator’s Compact. If your licensing state is a member of the compact and you fail to appear in court or post bond for a violation of a traffic offense, your driver’s license may be suspended.

Parking Tickets
Follow the instructions on the bottom and back of your citation. The same payment methods apply as noted above.