Alternative to Confinement Program (ATC) – Jail Alternative in Pierce County Superior Court

The ATC program is a jail alternative for people convicted of drug and alcohol-related offenses. The ATC program provides substance abuse assessment, drug and alcohol...

How to Send Mail to an Inmate at the Pierce County Jail

Q: Where should I send the mail? A: The mail must be sent to 910 Tacoma Ave. S., Tacoma WA 98402. The mail should be addressed...

State v. Gresham: Child Molestation Case Determines RCW 10.58.090 To Be Unconstitutional

The Court recently held that because RCW 10.58.090 irreconcilably conflicted with ER 404(b) which governs a procedural matter, RCW 10.58.090 was unconstitutional. This case was...

Safety Tip: What To Do If Your Car Breaks Down

What to do if your car breaks down, or disabled while you are on the road. This article is about what to do if you...

State v. Stoddard, 29928-7-III: State Court of Appeals Confirms Conviction on Assault Charges

On October 18, 2012, the Washington State Court of Appeals for Division Three rejected the arguments of Kyle Stoddard and affirmed his conviction. The Appellant...

Frequently Asked Questions About Bail

Q: What is Bail? A: Traditionally, bail is some form of property deposited or pledged to a court to persuade it to release a suspect from...

Looking for The “Blue Form”? We’ve Got It!

The Department of Licensing may require you to submit the "Blue Form" to show compliance with a substance abuse assessment and follow up. Often DOL...

Preapproved Community Service Sites For Pierce County Superior Court

If the Pierce County Superior Court orders you to perform community service (usually in lieu of jail time) below is a list of pre-approved agencies....

Frequently Asked Questions About Negligent Driving in the First Degree RCW 46.61.5249

The following is a list of common questions we have received on negligent driving in Washington State.  Answers are based on the Revised Code of...

Frequently Asked Questions About Witness Tampering

Q: What is the Statute that governs Witness Tampering? A: RCW 9A.72.120. Q: What is Witness Tampering? A: RCW 9A.72.120 Tampering with a witness:(1) A...