JuCR RULE 5.3 SCHEDULING OF FACT-FINDING HEARING When a proper petition has been filed, pursuant to RCW 13.32A.160 the court shall schedule a fact-finding hearing upon the question of out-of-home placement. For a child who resides in a place other than his or her parent's home and other than an out- of-home placement as defined in RCW 13.32A.030, a hearing shall be held within 5 calendar days unless the last calendar day is a Saturday, Sunday, or holiday, in which case the hearing shall be held on the preceding judicial day. For a child living at home or in an out-of-home placement, a hearing shall be held within 10 days. Pursuant to 1997 C146 §6 amending RCW 13.32A.160. [Amended effective September 1, 1987; September 1, 1997; September 1, 1999.]
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