LR 77 SUPERIOR COURTS AND JUDICIAL OFFICERS (o) Court Calendar (1) The Probate and Law and Motion Calendars will be held each Friday at 9:30 a.m. Adoption hearings will be heard at 9:00 a.m. on the Law & Motion Calendar. (2) The Judges rotate as Motion Judge according to the schedule published periodically by the Judges. The Court Commissioner shall preside over the Probate and Law and Motion Calendars on the first and third Fridays of each month. The Motion Judge's schedule is as follows: Monday: Criminal Calendar Tuesday: 9:00 Domestic Violence Calendar Wednesday: Criminal Calendar Thursday: 9:30 Special Set Criminal Matters (on Thursdays prior to criminal trial week.) Friday: 9:00 Adoptions (second, fourth and fifth Fridays) 9:30 Law & Motion Calendar (second, fourth and fifth Fridays) P.M. Special Set Matters To obtain a special set please call (509) 667-6210 or e-mail Fona.Sugg@co.chelan.wa.us. A COURT REPORTER WILL NOT BE PROVIDED FOR ANY CIVIL MATTER SCHEDULED, EXCEPT PATERNITY ACTIONS, UNLESS REQUESTED AT LEAST TWO COURT DAYS BEFORE THE HEARING OR TRIAL. (3) Except as otherwise provided in LR 77(o)(3)(a) hereof, Domestic Relations and Domestic Show Cause hearings where an attorney has appeared will be held each Monday at 1:30 p.m. The Court Commissioner will preside. Domestic Relations and Domestic Show Cause hearings where the parties are pro se will be specially set before the assigned judge. (a) Domestic Relations and Domestic Show Cause hearings requiring more than 30 minutes will be scheduled by special setting before the judge assigned to hear the trial. See LR 7(b)(1)(F). A COURT REPORTER WILL NOT BE PROVIDED FOR ANY DOMESTIC RELATIONS SHOW CAUSE HEARING UNLESS REQUESTED AT LEAST TWO COURT DAYS BEFORE THE DATE OF THE HEARING. (4) Default Dissolution Hearings will be held on Tuesdays at 1:30 p.m. The Court Commissioner will preside. (5) Juvenile Calendars will be held on Tuesdays, Thursdays at 8:30 a.m. or such other time as matters are set. The Court Commissioner will preside over juvenile calendars. (6) Dependency Hearings will be held on Wednesdays or such other time as matters are set. The Court Commissioner will preside. (7) Holiday Scheduling - any court calendar falling on an official court holiday will be cancelled. (A) The Judges may, by order, further alter these court schedules as needed and as available courtroom space requires. (p) Ex parte Matters. (1) Non-Emergency. Non-emergency ex parte orders shall be left in the Judges' Chambers box in the County Clerk's Office or in the mailbox outside the door to Judges' Chambers for consideration. Orders left outside Judges' Chambers prior to 10:30 a.m. will be considered by the Court and available for pick-up on the County Clerk's office not later than 4:30 p.m. that same day. Orders left after 10:30 a.m. will be available for pick up not later than 4:30 p.m. on the following day. (2) Emergency Orders. Emergency orders may be presented directly to Judges' Chambers and will be considered by any available judge, or as soon as a judge becomes available. (q) Special Settings. Any matter which will require more than ten minutes of argument per party shall be specially set at a time arranged with the Court. See LR 7(b)(1)(F). (r) The Judges will preside over all matters scheduled on a calendar even though the matter is assigned to another department, except for sentencings, motions for summary judgment or matters where there is a conflict. [Amended Effective September 1, 2012]
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