LCrR 4.1 APPEARANCE BY DEFENDANT'S ATTORNEY NOTICE OF APPEARANCE, COMBINING DOCUMENTS, DEMAND FOR BAC VERIFIER MAINTENANCE OPERATOR AND MOTIONS A. Appearance by Defendant's Attorney: Pursuant to CrRLJ 4.1(E), an attorney may enter an appearance or plea of not guilty on behalf of a client subject to Sections B and C. B. Defendant's appearance required: A defendant must personally appear in cases where the defendant is charged with a Domestic Violence crime or violation of RCW 46.61.502, 46.61.503 and 46.61.504. C. Notice of Appearance: A Notice of Appearance shall be in writing and shall be received by the Court a least four (4) judicial days prior to the scheduled arraignment date in order to strike the personal appearance of the defendant at arraignment. D. Written Notice to Withdraw required: Unless a written notice to withdraw is approved by the Court, defendant's attorney must appear at all subsequent Court dates, including post conviction reviews. If defendant's attorney fails to appear at any hearing, the Court may impose terms and any other conditions authorized by law. A. Notice of Appearance to Prosecuting Attorney: Attorneys appearing for a defendant shall provide a copy of the Notice of Appearance to the Prosecuting Attorney contemporaneously with filing the same with the Court. B. Combining Documents: A Notice of Appearance and plea of not guilty may be combined in one document. C. BAC Verifier/Maintenance Operator Demand: Any demand for the appearance of a BAC verifier/maintenance operator shall be by separate document to be filed with the Court and served on the Prosecuting Attorney contemporaneously with filing the same with the Court. D. Motions: Any motion filed on behalf of any party shall be provided to the attorney representing the opposing party or, if not represented, to the opposing party contemporaneously with filing the same with the Court. [Effective date September 1, 2007].
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