LJuCR 12.2 NOTICE (a) Fact-Finding Hearings. The Court shall, upon the filing of a truancy petition, set the date for a fact- finding hearing unless it enters a stay of proceedings. The Petitioner may serve a copy of the notice of hearing, petition for truancy and supporting declaration separately to the child and parent(s) or legal guardian(s) at their last known address by certified mail return receipt requested. If certified mail is unsuccessful or receipt is not signed by addressee, personal service shall be required. The notice shall advise the parties of their rights and options under RCW 13.32 and the right to present evidence at the hearing. The Clerk shall also notify the school district of the date and time of hearing. If the school district obtains an order continuing the hearing, the district shall provide notice, by mail to any party that has not approved the order. It shall file proof of mailing with the Court. Effective 9/1/99 (b) Contempt Proceedings. The school district shall personally serve a party alleged to be in contempt of a truancy order at least five court days, not including the day of service, before the hearing. The documents to be served will include the motion, declaration, and order to show cause. The child shall also be served with the notice of appointment of counsel. If the party alleged to be in contempt of an order compelling attendance was not present at the fact-finding hearing, the district shall provide evidence that the party had notice of the terms of the order. This evidence may be in the form of a declaration, under oath, that the party has been served with the order, either personally or by a form of mail requiring a return receipt. Effective 9/1/99
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