LCRLJ 3.3. TIME FOR TRIAL (e) Pre-Trial Hearings. At arraignment the Judge will schedule a pre-trial hearing. The parties shall confer in good faith prior to the pre- trial hearing in an attempt to reach an agreed disposition. The defendant shall be required to attend the pre-trial hearing unless excused by the Court. Failure to attend may result in issuance of a bench warrant and/or forfeiture of any bond. If the case is not resolved at the pre-trial hearing, a trial date will be set. A readiness hearing shall also be set one week before the trial date. The defendant shall be required to attend the readiness hearing. (k) Deferred Prosecution. (1) Petition for Deferred Prosecution under Section 10.05 of the Revised Code of Washington, shall be filed fourteen (14) days before the date set for trial on forms approved by the Court. (2) The written assessment prepared by an approved treatment facility shall be accompanied by a recommendation from the Probation Office, or such other Court Appointee authorized under Chapter 10.05 of the Revised Code of Washington. (3) When the Court denies the Petition for a Deferred Prosecution timely filed under this rule, the case shall proceed to trial as previously set. (4) In the event the Petition for Deferred Prosecution is approved by the Court, the defendant may be under the supervision of the Probation Department, or Court Appointee pursuant to Section 10.05.170 of the Revised Code of Washington. A defendant who refuses, fails, or neglects to comply with an order, or request of the Probation Office or Court Appointee, or the terms of supervision, or conditions of supervision, or conditions of deferred prosecution may have the deferred prosecution revoked.
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