File a Motion

A motion is an application to the court for an order. The motion must be in writing and shall state the particular grounds and set forth the relief or order sought in a short and plain text statement. Motions must include the defendant's name, case number(s), signature, mailing address, and phone number.

Filing a Motion


The motion is filed with the court; the court will set the date and time and send notice to all parties. Motions related to criminal charges are governed by CRLJ 7 (b). Motions related to civil infractions are governed by CRLJ 60.

Where to File a Motion



In person or by mail:
Cheney Municipal Court
611 2nd Street
Cheney, WA 99004
By fax:
509-498-9332
By email:
[email protected]