RAP RULE 16.9 PERSONAL RESTRAINT PETITION -- RESPONSE TO PETITION The respondent must serve and file a response within 60 days after the petition is served, unless the time is extended by the commissioner or clerk for good cause shown, or unless the court can determine without requiring a response that the petition should be dismissed under RCW 10.73.090 or RCW 10.73.140. The response must answer the allegations in the petition. The response must state the authority for the restraint of petitioner by respondent and, if the authority is in writing, include a conformed copy of the writing. If an allegation in the petition can be answered by reference to a record of another proceeding, the response should so indicate and include a copy of those parts of the record that are relevant. Respondent should also identify in the response all material disputed questions of fact. [Amended effective April 16, 2002; September 1, 2006.]
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