The Prosecution Division of the City Attorney’s Office is responsible for the prosecution of criminal misdemeanors, traffic infractions, and code enforcement violations filed in Puyallup Municipal Court.  The Prosecution Division does not handle felony matters – all felonies investigated by Puyallup Police Department are referred to the Pierce County Prosecutor’s Office.

The Prosecution Division represents the City as a whole and does not represent individuals. The attorneys and staff employed by the office are strictly prohibited from providing legal advice to private individuals in any criminal or infraction matter. Please do not contact the City Attorney's Office for legal advice.

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Case Questions

For questions about a case, please email us at Please include case number and defendant last name on all communications. Your questions will be routed to the appropriate Prosecutor or Victim Advocate.

If you are a defendant/respondent in a criminal or infraction case, please contact your attorney directly with any questions.  If you are a defendant in a criminal case and cannot afford an attorney, you may apply for a public defender through the Puyallup Municipal Court.