RULE NO. 12 FINANCIAL RESPONSIBILITY FOR COST OF JUVENILE DETENTION I. Persons Responsible A. Pursuant to the intent and standard set forth in RCW 13.16.085 in any Juvenile Court proceeding regarding the detention of a juvenile offender, the Court may order the parent or parents, guardian or other person or persons having custody of the juvenile offender to pay or contribute to the payment of the cost of such detention. II. Time of Payment A. The maximum payment of per diem costs charged to the county and/or ordered by the Court shall be paid in a reasonable time unless a sworn financial statement is presented to the Court at said proceeding which could reduce or eliminate any such assessment or due to other circumstances recognized by the Court. Transportation and medical costs may also be assessed under this rule. III. Duty of Juvenile Court Administrator A. It shall be the duty of the Administrator of Juvenile Court to notify the parent or parents, guardian or other person or other persons having custody of the juvenile offender, of this rule prior to said proceeding and provide all necessary documents to the parent or parents, guardian or other person or persons having custody of the offender in order for such parent or person or persons to adequately prepare for said proceeding. IV. Clerk to Receive Payments A. The Clerk of the Court shall receive payments in a manner appropriate to local and State auditing regulations for any such assessments and shall monitor the same, reporting to the Administrator of Juvenile Court any assessments that are substantially delinquent. A show cause hearing with timely notice by the Administrator of Juvenile Court to the delinquent parent or parents, guardian or other person or persons having custody of the offender may be held to inquire into the delinquency of the assessments and the sanctions available pursuant to RCW 13.16.085. (Adopted effective September 1. 1996)
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