March 25, 2017
Downtown Cheney. Photo by Carlene Hardt, SilverFox Multimedia.

Cheney Youth Court

The Cheney Youth Court, established in 2008, holds court every third Thursday of the month at 6:00pm  throughout the school year. All positions of the Youth Court  are held by students selected through an application process. Students  must be age 13 or older, attend a local public school, or are home schooled.

The Cheney Municipal Court is a teen peer-review court hearing civil infractions committed by youth within the Court's jurisdiction. The Youth Court benefits both the offender and their community through a collaborative restorative justice process.


If You Are 16 or 17 Years Old and Received a Ticket and you wish to request a Youth Court hearing, you must fill out a request form and submit it within the 15-day response period.


For Future Student Jurors & Judges -

Volunteering for the Youth Court offers educational material and is a rewarding experience. Along with learning about the judicial system, students who serve on the Court have the opportunity to meet other enthusiastic youth as well as the possibility of traveling to Youth Court events.

If you wish to join the students on the court, please complete the Jury Application and return it to the court as soon as possible to allow time for orientation and training.



National Association of Youth Courts

For more information, please contact Terri Cooper at 509-498-9232, or Maria Fell at 509-498-9231.  Please include your case/ticket number with all correspondence, when applicable.

Municipal Court
611 2nd Street
Cheney, WA  99004


Monday-Friday, 8-5

Court Sessions:
9:00 am and 1:30 pm

(509) 498-9231

Probation Phone:
(509) 498-9260

(509) 498-9332

Staff Contacts:

Terri Cooper
Administrator /

Maria Fell
Deputy Court Clerk
Molly Davidson
Probation Officer