1.4 Deferred Prosecution (a) Petition for Deferred Prosecution: A petition for deferred prosecution pursuant to RCW 10.05 must be filed with the Court and the prosecuting authority no later than seven (7) days prior to proposed entry, unless good cause exists for the delay. (b) An order deferring prosecution will not be granted without written verification that the defendant has actually begun treatment in the program contained in the petition and order for deferred prosecution. (c) An order deferring prosecution will not be granted unless the petition, order and treatment plan have been reviewed and approved by the Court's probation officer, no later than seven (7) days prior to the proposed entry, to insure compliance with RCW 10.05. (d) An order deferring prosecution must identify the assessment utilized in support of deferred prosecution, and must state the name of the agency providing treatment. (e) No changes in treatment, nor changes in treatment provider, shall be permitted without prior written authorization from the Court. (Amended effective 9-1-08)
Click here to view in a PDF.
|Courts | Organizations | News | Opinions | Rules | Forms | Directory | Library|
|Back to Top | Privacy and Disclaimer Notices|