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AGO Opinions with Topic: DISTRIBUTION OF VARIOUS FINES IMPOSED BY SUPERIOR COURTS
AGLO 1978 No. 25 >  August 23, 1978
COURTS - FEES - FINES - DISTRIBUTION OF VARIOUS FINES IMPOSED BY SUPERIOR COURTS
COURTS ‑- FEES ‑- FINES ‑- DISTRIBUTION OF VARIOUS FINES IMPOSED BY SUPERIOR COURTS

(1) Except as provided by some other law to the contrary in a particular case, RCW 10.82.070 requires that all fines imposed by a superior court be transmitted by the county treasurer to the state general fund.

(2) The provisions of RCW 10.82.070 are applicable to the distribution of fines imposed by a superior court following a defendant's conviction therein on appeal from his or her earlier conviction by a district justice court.

(3) Likewise, the provisions of RCW 10.82.070 are applicable with respect to any fines imposed by a division of the superior court functioning as a juvenile court with respect to juvenile traffic offenders.

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