RULE NO. 18 JUVENILE OFFENDER STATUS CONFERENCES I. Status Conference Schedule/Notification A. At the time of a juvenile's arraignment on criminal charges, the Court will set a status conference/hearing date and time. Notification will be provided on a notice form. The status conference/hearing shall be at 4:00 PM on the second regular juvenile arraignment docket following arraignment, if the case is a 60 day fact-finding set (Klickitat County), or at 4:00 PM on the second regular criminal/civil motion day following arraignment (Skamania County). In Klickitat County, if the case is a 30 day fact- finding set, the status conference/hearing shall be held on the next regular juvenile arraignment docket following arraignment. The juvenile and the juvenile's attorney shall be present at the status conference/hearing unless the juvenile and his/her attorney have signed off on a status conference report prior to the status conference/hearing. B. The Prosecuting Attorney and the Juvenile Court Administrator shall make available to the juvenile's attorney, or if unrepresented, to the juvenile, an offer to settle the case prior to the status conference/hearing date. No further plea bargain offers will be accepted by the Court after the status conference/hearing date unless good cause be shown. (Adopted effective September 1, 2006)
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