Municipal Court Criminal Misdemeanor FAQ

Being accused of a crime can be an upsetting experience. We hope this FAQ will be of help in guiding you through the process and take some of the mystery out of the procedures. We have tried to anticipate and answer the more frequently asked questions. If you have any additional questions, don’t hesitate to ask a staff member.

If you have been charged with a misdemeanor at Fife Municipal Court and cannot afford an attorney, you may request a Public Defender. Applications are available at the Court or online.

The application, along with copies of all supporting documentation, must be filed with the Court at least two weeks prior to your next court date.