Washington State

Office of the Attorney General

Attorney General

Bob Ferguson

AGO 1953 NO. 161 > Nov 2 1953

Justice courts and superior courts have concurrent jurisdiction of cases involving $300 and less.   In cities of over 20,000 population where the justice of the peace is also the police judge, he may, under RCW 3.16.004 receive a total salary in excess of $5400.00 per year.