UGCrR 3.4 MANDATORY APPEARANCE (1) Defendants under the age of eighteen shall be accompanied by a parent or guardian at the time of arraignment, status, trial, and sentencing hearings. The Court may continue such proceedings until the presence of the parent or guardian can be secured. (2) Defendants charged with Domestic Violence Offenses as defined in RCW 10.99, DUI (RCW 46.61.502), Driver Under 21 Years of Age Consuming Alcohol (RCW 46.61.503), Physical Control (RCW 46.61.504) and Negligent Driving in the First Degree (RCW 46.61.5249) must appear for arraignment on the next judicial day following arrest or signing of a promise to appear on a citation. (3) Appearance at arraignment for defendants charged with other offenses may be waived by the Court upon filing of a written appearance as provided under CrRLJ 4.1(d) by an attorney admitted to practice in the State of Washington, and upon such conditions as the Court may deem necessary.
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