LOCAL RULES FOR THE DISTRICT COURT of SPOKANE COUNTY, WASHINGTON TABLE of RULES I. Introduction LARLJ 2 Scope of Rules and Adoption LARLJ 3 Definition of Terms and Seniority LARLJ 5 Presiding Judge LARLJ 10 Paralegals LARLJ 11 Receiving Service of Process LARLJ 12 Investigations by the Judicial Conduct Commission: Access to Sealed Files and Documents LARLJ 30 Electronic Filing II. Civil Proceedings LCRLJ 1 Local Civil Rules and Scope [See LARLJ 2] LCRLJ 5 Service and Filing of Pleadings and Other Papers LCRLJ 10 Form of Pleadings LCRLJ 11 Signing of Pleadings LCRLJ 33 Interrogatories to Parties - DELETED LCRLJ 38 Jury Trials LCRLJ 40 Assignment of Cases LCRLJ 43 Taking of Testimony LCRLJ 43.1 Courtroom Practice and Decorum LCRLJ 47 Jurors LCRLJ 49 Verdicts LCRLJ 51 Instructions to Jury and Deliberation LCRLJ 54 Judgments and Costs LCRLJ 55 Default LCRLJ 56 Summary Judgment [See LCRLJ 40] LCRLJ 58 Entry of Judgment LCRLJ 60 Relief from Judgment or Order - Repealed Sept. 1, 2009 LCRLJ 68 Offer of Judgment LCRLJ 69 Execution, Supplemental Proceedings and Garnishments LCRLJ 79 Books and Records Kept by the Clerk LCRLJ 83 Local Rules of the District Court III. Criminal Matters LCrRLJ 1.6 Conduct of Court LCrRLJ 1.7 Local Criminal Rules LCrRLJ 2.3 Search and Seizure LCrRLJ 2.5 Procedure on Failure to Obey Citation and Notice to Appear LCrRLJ 3.1 Withdrawal of Lawyer LCrRLJ 3.2 Release of Accused LCrRLJ 3.2.1 Procedure Following Warrantless Arrest - Preliminary Appearance LCrRLJ 3.3 Time for Trial LCrRLJ 3.4 Presence of the Defendant LCrRLJ 4.1 Proceedings Before the Judge - Appearance - Bail LCrRLJ 4.2 Procedure Upon a Plea of Guilty LCrRLJ 4.7 Discovery LCrRLJ 6.1.1 Trial by Jury or by the Court - DELETED LCrRLJ 6.13 Evidence - Repealed Sept. 1, 2009 LCrRLJ 7.2 Sentencing - DELETED LCrRLJ 8.2 Motions LCrRLJ 8.10 Closure of Proceedings and Sealing of Record IV. Infractions LIRLJ 1.1 Scope and Adoption [See LARLJ 2] LIRLJ 2.2 Initiation of Traffic Cases LIRLJ 2.4 Response to Notice LIRLJ 2.5 Failure to Respond LIRLJ 3.2 Failure to Appear LIRLJ 3.4 Hearing on Mitigating Circumstances LIRLJ 3.5 Decision on Written Statements LIRLJ 6.2 Monetary Penalty Schedule LIRLJ 6.6 Speed Measuring Device: Design and Construction Certification LIRLJ 6.8 Motion Practice V. Small Claim Procedures LJSC 0.1 Scope and Adoption [See LARLJ 2] LJSC 0.2 Hearing LJSC 0.3 Motion to Vacate Default Judgments LJSC 0.4 New Trial, Reconsideration and Amended Judgments LJSC 0.5 Payment of Monetary Judgment LJSC 0.6 Reasonable Attorney Fee on Certification - Rescinded VI. Rules For Appeal of Decisions For Courts of Limited Jurisdiction LRALJ 2.4 Filing Notice of Appeal LRALJ 4.3(b) Criminal Case LRALJ 5.1 Recording Generally
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