LCrR 8.2 MOTIONS AND HEARINGS A. Motions: All motions, including but not limited to amendment to the charge(s) or for continuance, shall be heard at the pretrial hearing. Motions will not be considered after the pretrial hearing unless they could not have been raised at the pretrial hearing, or the Court on its own motion continues a matter past the pretrial hearing. B. Motion Contents: Absent good cause, motions for dismissal, motions in limine, or motions for the suppression of evidence in criminal cases shall be in writing, shall state the grounds for the motion, shall be supported with a brief and memorandum of authorities, and shall be provided to the Court, the opposing party or the attorney for the opposing party and filed at least fourteen (14) days before the pretrial hearing. Lengthy motions or motions requiring witnesses to be subpoenaed will be set for a separate hearing date by the Court. C. Subpoenas: A party wishing the attendance of a witness at a hearing shall be responsible for subpoenas of such witnesses, except that the Prosecuting Attorney shall subpoena necessary witnesses for a CrRLJ 3.5 hearing if the defendant or his attorney has requested in writing such attendance and has given notice for such motion as set forth herein. D. Testimonial Hearing Notice: A party bringing a motion which will require testimony, including CrRLJ 3.5 hearings, shall give separate notice of such to the Court and the opposing party not less than fourteen (14) days prior to the hearing. Failure to comply with this rule may result in the striking of the motion, its denial or terms. E. Trial Briefs: Trial briefs shall be filed no later than two (2) days before trial. [Effective date September 1, 2007].
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