Washington State

Office of the Attorney General

Attorney General

Bob Ferguson

AGO 1961 NO. 13 > Feb 21 1961

A warrant of arrest issued by a municipal judge of a city of the fourth class charging a violation of a town ordinance is not valid for service outside the corporate limits of the town.

AGLO 1982 NO. 18 > Jul 26 1982

An attorney who is not also an elected justice of the peace, but who is appointed as the police judge of a code city under RCW 35A.20.020, does not thereby gain the powers of a justice of the peace as well.