Local Rules of the Superior Court for Cowlitz County Table of Rules Part I. Rules of General Application GENERAL RULES (CCLGR) 22 Access to Family Law Court Records Part IV. RULES FOR SUPERIOR COURT Administrative Rules (CCLAR) 1 Departments of Superior Court 8 Court Organization and Management 9 Court Record - Deleted 10 Email Communication 11 Interpreters Civil Rules (CCLCR) II. Commencement of Action; Service of Process, Pleadings, Motions And Orders (Rules 3-6) 4.2 Pleas - DELETED 5 Service and Filing of Pleadings and Other Papers III. Pleadings and Motions (Rules 7-16) 7 Pleadings Allowed; Form of Motions 9 Pleading Special Matters 10 Form of Pleadings and Other Papers 11 Signing and Drafting of Pleadings, Motions, and Legal Memoranda; Sanctions 15 Amended and Supplemental Pleadings 16 Pre-Trial Procedure and Formulating Issues VI. Trials (Rules 38-53.2) 40 Assignment of Cases 43 Taking of Testimony 45 Subpoena 47 Jurors 51 Instructions to Jury and Deliberation VII. Judgment (Rules 54-63) 56 Summary Judgment 59 New Trial, Reconsideration and Amendment of Judgment 65 Injunctions X. Superior Courts and Clerks (Rules 77-80) 77 Superior Court and Judicial Officers XI. General Provisions (Rules 81-86) 81 Applicability in General 83 Local Rules of Superior Court XII. Family Law (Rules 87-95) 87 Statement of Parties Positions 88 Orders Pendente Lite 89 Vital Statistics or Other Forms 90 Referrals to Family Court 91 Mandatory Settlement Conferences in Domestic Relations Actions 92 Finalizing Family Law Cases 93 Parenting Seminars 94 Change of Name of Stepchild 95 Waiver of Age to Marry 96 Child Support Modification Hearings 97 Financial Provisions Criminal Rules (CCLCrR) 3. Rights of Defendants 3.1 Right to and Assignment of Lawyer 4.2 Pleas 4.7 Discovery 7.3 Judgment 4.11 Miscellaneous Mandatory Guardian Ad Litem Rules (CCLGALR) Title III. Dependency Proceedings 3 Establishment of CASA Local Rules 7 Guardian Ad Litem Disciplinary Procedure for CASA Volunteers 8 Guardian Ad Litem Disciplinary Procedures Mandatory Arbitration Rules (LMAR) 1.1 Application of Rules-Purpose and Definitions 1.2 Matters Subject to Arbitration 2.1 Transfer to Arbitration 2.3 Assignment to Arbitrator 3.1 Qualifications 3.2 Authority of Arbitrators 4.2 Discovery 5.1 Notice of Hearing-Time and Place-Continuance 5.2 Prehearing Statement of Poof-Documents Filed With Court 6.1 Form and Content of Award 6.2 Filing of Award 6.3 Judgment on Award 7.1 Request for Trial De Novo 8.1 Stipulations-Effect on Relief Granted 8.4 Title and Citation 8.5 Compensation of Arbitrator 8.6 Administration Part IV. Rules of Appeal of Decisions of Courts of Limited Jurisdiction (CCLRALJ) 2. Initiating an Appeal 2.4 How to Initiate an Appeal 2.6 Content of Notice of Appea
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