Irrigon Municipal Court

The Irrigon Municipal Court is the judicial branch of city government. The court has the authority to hear a wide range of cases arising under Oregon law and the Irrigon Municipal Code.

Municipal Judge

The Honorable Judge

Thomas Creasing

Court Clerk/City Clerk

Trista Seastone

Phone: (541) 922-3047
Fax: (541) 922-9322

Irrigon Municipal Court Location

Irrigon Municipal Court
PO Box 428
500 NE. Main Avenue
Irrigon, OR 97844

Court is held the second Tuesday morning of each month starting at 9:00 a.m.
If you have questions about a ticket, court date, or anything else concerning

the Irrigon Municipal Court, contact the Court Clerk.


If you have received a traffic citation in Irrigon, you will need to decide how you wish to plead. You may enter a plea of:

  • Not Guilty if you wish to contest the charge against you and go to trial, or
  • No Contest if you do not want to contest the charge but would like to provide an explanation for the violation and/or see if you are eligible to get the fine lowered.

You may enter your plea in one of four ways:

  1. By mail, following the instructions on the back of the citation; or
  2. With the Court Clerk in person at Irrigon City Hall; or
  3. By appearing in court at the time of your court date, which is listed on your citation; or
  4. By entering a plea via email at

If you have a question about your guilt or innocence you should speak with an attorney. Oregon law prohibits court staff from providing legal advice.  A court clerk can provide you with information about entering a plea, making a payment, requesting a court trial, and other court procedures, rules and practices. However, they are prohibited by law (ORS 9.160) from giving legal advice

  • Speculating about how the judge might decide your case;
  • Advising you what to say in court or in court forms; or
  • Recommending one procedure or form over another.



The court accepts cash, checks, money orders and VISA, MasterCard and Discover Card for payment of fines. Payment is accepted over the telephone.

    1. If you wish to pay your fine by mail, please make your check or money order payable to the City of Irrigon, include the citation number on the check or money order, and attach your traffic citation. You may also submit a written explanation if you wish. If you decide to plead no contest by regular mail, you must submit the full presumptive fine amount for each violation on your citation.
    2. If you wish to pay over the phone, you will be required to plead via email (at during that process.

If you want to appear before a judge on a traffic citation or ordinance violation, you must appear at your scheduled arraignment. The specific date and time for your appearance are stated on the front of the citation or summons, located at the bottom left.  All court dates, arraignments, hearings and trials are conducted the second Tuesday of each month. Court is held at 9:00am. You will need sign in with the court clerk.



The court can conduct marriage ceremonies by prior arrangement only. Couples must have a valid marriage license and bring two witnesses. For more information, please contact the court at 541-922-3047.