EDM-CrRLJ 4.1(c) WAIVER OF ARRAIGNMENT An attorney may enter an appearance and/or plea of not guilty on behalf of a client in any criminal or criminal traffic offense. Said appearance or plea shall be made in writing or in open court. In all cases not listed in EDM-CrRLJ 4.1(a) an attorney may waive arraignment. A written appearance and waiver of arraignment shall commence the running of the time periods established in CrRLJ 3.3 from the date of receipt by the Court. A written appearance and waiver of arraignment without a plea shall be considered a plea of not guilty and waives any defect in the complaint other than failure to state a crime. The Court does not accept telephonic notices or requests. [Effective September 1, 2008]
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