CRLJ 72 APPEAL TO SUPERIOR COURT (a) Types of Appeals. An appeal from a court of limited jurisdiction is governed by the Rules for Appeal of Decisions of Courts of Limited Jurisdiction. Under RALJ 1.1, the appeal from some courts is an appeal for error on the record, and the appeal from other courts is conducted as a trial de novo or a trial de novo on the record, as set forth in section (b) below. The procedures for an appeal for error on the record are defined by the RALJ. The procedures for a trial de novo and a trial de novo on the record are defined by CRLJ 73 and 75 below. (b) Small Claims Court Appeals. An appeal from a decision of a small claims court operating under RCW Chapter 12.40 shall be a trial de novo on the record from the court of limited jurisdiction. [Adopted effective September 1, 1984; amended effective October 30, 2001.]
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