Contracted City Prosecutor
Private attorneys are contracted to prosecute all City of Richland misdemeanor/gross misdemeanor criminal cases, civil infractions and dangerous dog appeals. If you have a question about a case, either as a defendant/respondent, witness or victim, please contact:
Bell Brown & Rio
410 N. Neel Street, Suite A
Kennewick, WA 99336
All Richland misdemeanor/gross misdemeanor criminal cases are prosecuted in Benton County District Court. If you have questions about the court schedule, outstanding warrants, or any other court process, please contact Benton County District Court (509) 735-8476. The Benton County Justice Center, which houses Benton County District Court, is located at 7122 W. Okanogan Place, Kennewick, WA 99336.
If you are indigent and in need of legal counsel on a criminal case, please contact the Benton & Franklin Counties Office of Public Defense at (509) 222-3700. For more information, visit OPD's website at https://www.co.benton.wa.us/pview.aspx?id=802&catid=45.