LMCLR CR4.1 ARRAIGNMENTS AND CONTINUANCES OF ALL MATTERS OTHER THAN ARRAIGNMENT 1) Arraignment: A lawyer may, pursuant to CrRLJ 4.1(d), enter an appearance on behalf of a client, except in cases in which the docket or charging document states that one or more of the charges involves DUI, Physical Control, any Domestic Violence charge, including, but not limited to Assault 4th DV, Malicious Mischief DV, Harassment, Violation of an Antiharassment/No Contact Order, Stalking or Harassment, whereupon the defendant's presence is mandatory and cannot be waived. Pursuant to RCW 46.61.50571, the Presiding Judge may waive the appearance of a defendant arrested under RCW 46.61.502, 503 and 504 from the next judicial day to the next regularly scheduled arraignment calendar. 2) Unless otherwise noted for motion, all requests to continue pretrial hearings, motions, trial dates and/or other final dispositions will require an Agreed Order signed by both parties. The signed Agreed Order for Continuance is to be filed no less than four working days before the scheduled hearing and will be either approved or denied by the Judge. If an Agreed Order of Continuance is filed less than four working days before the scheduled hearing, the prosecutor or defense is required to file the Order in open Court for the Judge's approval or denial. (Effective 09/01/12)
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