COURTS - SUPERIOR - LEGISLATURE
INITIATIVE NO. 62 ‑- FUNDING NEW SUPERIOR COURT JUDGESHIPS In the event that the state legislature, during its current (1980) session, increases the number of superior court judgeships within a given county, the state will be required by § 6(1) of Initiative No. 62 to reimburse that county for its added costs arising by reason of those new judgeships.
COURTS - SUPERIOR - CLERKS - STATUTE GOVERNING FEES
COURTS ‑- SUPERIOR ‑- CLERKS ‑- STATUTE GOVERNING FEES The clerks of the superior courts, effective June 8, 1961, shall charge $2.00 for the approval of bonds in other than ordinary civil actions or probate proceedings in accordance with the provisions of § 1, chapter 304, Laws of 1961
COURTS - SUPERIOR - CLERKS - FEES - STATE DEPARTMENT OF LICENSES
COURTS ‑- SUPERIOR ‑- CLERKS ‑- FEES ‑- STATE DEPARTMENT OF LICENSES Clerks of the superior court may not charge a fee to the state department of licenses for performing the duty required by statute of submitting to the director of licenses certified abstracts of certain traffic convictions and certified records of any judgment for damages rendered with respect to certain traffic offenses.
COURTS - SUPERIOR - VISITING JUDGES - EXPENSES - PAYMENT
COURTS ‑- SUPERIOR ‑- VISITING JUDGES ‑- EXPENSES ‑- PAYMENT The statement of expenses of a visiting judge verified by his affidavit is not subject to audit and approval by the county commissioners.
COURTS - SUPERIOR - FEES
FEE CHARGEABLE TO DEFENDANT APPEALING FROM JUSTICE COURT CRIMINAL CONVICTION RCW 36.18.020 does not require the collection of two fees from a defendant who appeals from a justice court criminal conviction; rather, the only fee chargeable against such an appellant pursuant to this statute is a fee of $15.00 upon conviction or plea of guilty or upon failure to prosecute the appeal, as provided by subsection (15) thereof.
COURTS - SUPERIOR
AUTOMATIC STAY OF JUDGMENTS UNDER SUPERIOR COURT RULE 62 (A) (1) In computing the five day period during which, pursuant to Rule 62 (A) of the rules of civil procedure for superior courts, no execution shall issue upon a judgment nor shall proceedings be taken for its enforcement, Saturdays, Sundays and holidays are not to be included.(2) The automatic stay provision of Rule 62 (A) is applicable to judgments of a justice of the peace with respect to which a transcript has been filed in superior court pursuant to RCW 4.56.200 (3).(3) The automatic stay provision of Rule 62 (A) precludes the initiation of garnishment proceedings during the prescribed five day period.
COURTS - SUPERIOR - CRIMES - PROBATION - FEES
ASSESSMENT FOR SUPERVISION OF PROBATIONERS The provisions of § 2, chapter 207, Laws of 1982, relating to the imposition of a monetary assessment upon a criminal offender to pay for certain probation services, will not become legally operative until July 1, 1984, when the pertinent provisions of chapter 9.94A RCW themselves take effect in accordance with § 28, chapter 137, Laws of 1981.
COURTS - SUPERIOR - COUNTIES
COMPOSITION OF CERTAIN JUDICIAL DISTRICT The failure of Pend Oreille to have approved the additional judicial position for Ferry, Pend Oreille and Stevens Counties, jointly, which was conditionally provided for by chapter 65, Laws of 1981, does not mean that Ferry County is to continue to be treated as part of a judicial district with Okanogan County.
COURTS - SUPERIOR - COUNTIES - EMPLOYEES - REPORTERS
COURTS ‑- SUPERIOR ‑- COUNTIES ‑- EMPLOYEES ‑- REPORTERS Court reporters appointed by the various superior court judges under RCW 2.32.180 are employees of the county or counties whose superior courts they serve pursuant to such appointments.
COURTS - SUPERIOR - COMMISSIONERS - COUNTIES - APPOINTMENT
COURTS ‑- SUPERIOR ‑- COMMISSIONERS ‑- COUNTIES ‑- APPOINTMENT Under Article IV, § 23 of the Washington Constitution there may be appointed one or more court commissioners, not exceeding three in number, for each county.
COURTS - SUPERIOR - DIVORCE - COUNTY CLERK - PAYMENTS
COURTS ‑- SUPERIOR ‑- DIVORCE ‑- COUNTY CLERK ‑- PAYMENTS Under the provisions of § 12, chapter 157, Laws of 1973, Ex. Sess., if the court orders that support or maintenance payments be made to the clerk of court as trustee for remittance to the person entitled to receive the payments, this will require that the support or maintenance payments be made into, and then subsequently disbursed out of, the county clerk's trust fund as provided for in RCW 36.48.090.
COURTS - SUPERIOR - COMMISSIONERS - ISSUANCE OF ARREST WARRANT; SET BAIL; HOLD AN ARRAIGNMENT
COURTS ‑- SUPERIOR ‑- COMMISSIONERS ‑- ISSUANCE OF ARREST WARRANT; SET BAIL; HOLD AN ARRAIGNMENT Superior court commissioners have the authority under Article IV, § 23 of the Washington state Constitution to (1) direct the issuance of a warrant when an information is filed in a criminal proceeding and (2) set bail; they may not, however, hold an arraignment.