RULE 8.1 TIME FOR DECLINE HEARING (a) Initiating Decline Hearing. If required or requested pursuant to RCW 13.40.110, a decline hearing shall be scheduled and held separate from and prior to the adjudicatory hearing. (b) Time for Hearing in Felony Cases. In any case where declining jurisdiction would allow criminal prosecution for a felony, the decline hearing shall be held within 14 days after the information is filed unless the time is extended by the court for good cause. (c) Notice. Notice of the decline hearing and its purpose shall be given in accordance with rule 11.2.
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