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AGO 1979 No. 14 >  June 29, 1979
JUDGES - SUPERIOR COURT - SOCIAL SECURITY ACT - SALARY BASE FOR OASI CONTRIBUTIONS AND COVERAGE
JUDGES ‑- SUPERIOR COURT ‑- SOCIAL SECURITY ACT ‑- SALARY BASE FOR OASI CONTRIBUTIONS AND COVERAGE Where the offices of the city clerk and city attorney in a third class city have been made appointive by the city council, under the authority of RCW 35.24.020, the salary of the office holder may be increased or decreased after appointment.
AGO 2001 No. 6 >  September 10, 2001
COURTS - SUPERIOR COURT - COUNTY CLERK - COUNTIES
Authority of superior court to impose filing deadline on county clerk 1.   A superior court has authority to adopt a rule requiring the county clerk to file papers within specified periods of time.   2.   If a county clerk fails to file papers in court files within the time set forth in superior court rules, the court has several options for sanctions, including a specific order to perform the work or, in appropriate circumstances, an order holding the clerk in contempt; however, the court does not have authority to remove the clerk.
AGO 1967 No. 6 >  February 15, 1967
CIVIL RIGHTS - SENTENCES - OFFICES AND OFFICERS - SUPERIOR COURT - PAROLE BOARD - GOVERNOR - WHO MAY DISCHARGE AND RESTORE CIVIL RIGHTS TO A PERSON UNDER A SUSPENDED SENTENCE
CIVIL RIGHTS - SENTENCES - OFFICES AND OFFICERS - SUPERIOR COURT - PAROLE BOARD - GOVERNOR - WHO MAY DISCHARGE AND RESTORE CIVIL RIGHTS TO A PERSON UNDER A SUSPENDED SENTENCE A person under a sentence suspended pursuant to RCW 9.92.060 may receive final discharge and restoration to civil rights only from the governor in his exercise of the pardoning power.
AGO 1996 No. 2 >  February 6, 1996
SUPERIOR COURT - JUDGES - SALARY AND BENEFITS - STATE CONSTITUTION - SOCIAL SECURITY - WORKERS COMPENSATION
Legal responsibility of state and counties for employer contributions to Superior Court judges' salary-related benefits In the absence of specific legislative direction to the contrary, the state and the counties are each legally responsible for one-half of the employer contributions required to be made to provide fringe benefits for superior court judges.
AGO 1952 No. 325 >  June 13, 1952
JUDGES - SUPERIOR COURT - TERM OF OFFICE - REGULAR FOUR-YEAR TERM - PERIOD OF - SHORT OR TAG END TERM
JUDGES ‑- SUPERIOR COURT ‑- TERM OF OFFICE ‑- REGULAR FOUR-YEAR TERM ‑- PERIOD OF ‑- SHORT OR TAG END TERM Judges for the regular and original full four-year term for all offices of superior court judge are to be elected at the general election in November, 1952, and such term of office will begin on the second Monday in January, 1953.  If an incumbent superior court judge holds office as an appointee of the Governor to fill a vacancy resulting from the creation of an additional judgeship, there is also a short term for the period from the date of the November, 1952, general election to the beginning of the regular term in January, 1953, to which a candidate may be elected.
AGO 1950 No. 373 >  October 20, 1950
JUDGES - SUPERIOR COURT - INCUMBENT IN ONE DEPARTMENT AS "WRITE‑IN" CANDIDATE IN ANOTHER DEPARTMENT
JUDGES ‑- SUPERIOR COURT ‑- INCUMBENT IN ONE DEPARTMENT AS 'WRITE‑IN' CANDIDATE IN ANOTHER DEPARTMENT An incumbent judge may run as a "write‑in" candidate for the same position in another department so long as his name will not appear on the ballot twice.
AGLO 1975 No. 73 >  August 19, 1975
ELECTIONS - JUDGES - SUPERIOR COURT
DISTRICT COURT Necessity of an election in November, 1975, for unexpired terms of superior and district court judges in Whatcom county under certain described circumstances.
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