The Kirkland Municipal Court Probation department monitors conditions of sentence imposed on defendants placed on probation for misdemeanor offenses. The probation department only monitors cases placed on probation by a Kirkland Municipal Court Judge, Pro Tem or Commissioner.
Probation is a court ordered sanction that allows a person to remain in the community under the supervision of a probation officer. The conditions of supervision can vary and may include jail time, fines, restitution, community service and other sanctions. If the probationer does not comply with the court ordered conditions a violation hearing may be scheduled and further sanctions may be imposed.
If you have been ordered to obtain an alcohol/drug assessment or a domestic violence evaluation, it is highly recommended that you call a state certified agency and schedule the appointment immediately. Failure to schedule the assessment and/or evaluation right away may reduce the likelihood that you will get the assessment or evaluation completed by the court ordered due date. When you go to the assessment be sure to sign a release form. This will allow the treatment agency to send the assessment and/or evaluation to your probation officer once you have completed the evaluation.
This department does not provide courtesy supervision for other jurisdictions and does not transfer cases to other departments (unless the case falls under Interstate Compact).
When the court places you on active probation supervision you will be given a list of conditions that were imposed by the Judge. Your mailing address will be verified by the court staff and you will be given the business card for your probation officer.
Your FIRST APPOINTMENT is an intake appointment. Plan to be here 45 minutes to an hour. After the initial intake appointment you can expect subsequent appointments to be approximately 15-30 minutes in length. It is your responsibility to keep track of probation appointments, as no reminders will be mailed.
- BE PROMPT. If you are late you may not be seen.
- DO NOT APPEAR UNDER THE INFLUENCE of any intoxicant. You may be asked to submit to a breath test.
- IF YOU FAIL TO APPEAR your case may be returned to the court for further actions by the Judge.
- YOU MAY NOT RELOCATE to another State without court approval.
- If you need to reschedule, call immediately.
- Do not bring children to your appointments.
- The date/time for your appointment may not be given to anyone else nor can anyone else change your appointment for you.