LOCAL RULES FOR THE SUPERIOR COURT OF SPOKANE COUNTY Table of Rules Index to the Local Rules Local General Rules (LGR) 0.15 Destruction, Sealing, and Redaction of Court Records 0.31 Access to Court Records I. Administrative and Civil Rules (LAR and LCR) 1. Introductory LAR 0.1 Departments of Court LAR 0.2 Court Organization and Management LAR 0.3 Committees LAR 0.4 Standards for Timely Disposition of Civil Cases LAR 0.4.1 Case Schedule Order and Assignment of Civil Cases LAR 0.5 Civil Mediation LAR 0.6 Juvenile Court and Family Law Department LAR 0.7 Revision of Court Commissioner's Order Or Judgment LAR 0.8 Local Rule to Implement GR 31 and GR 22 LAR 30 Electronic Filing 2. Commencement of Action LCR 5. Service and Filing of Pleadings and Other Papers 3. Pleadings and Motions LCR 7. Pleadings LCR 10. Form of Pleadings and Other Papers LCR 12. Defenses LCR 15. Amended Pleadings LCR 16. Pretrial Procedure 5. Depositions and Discovery LCR 37. Failure to Make Discovery: Sanctions 6. Trials LCR 38. Jury Trial of Right LCR 40. Assignment of Cases LCR 43. Taking of Testimony LCR 47. Jurors LCR 49. Verdicts LCR 51. Instructions to Jury and Deliberation LCR 52. Decisions, Findings and Conclusions 7. Judgment LCR 54. Judgments and Costs LCR 55. Default and Judgment LCR 56. Summary Judgment LCR 58. Entry of Judgments LCR 59. New Trial and Amendment of Judgments LCR 69. Execution 10. Superior Courts and Clerks LCR 77. Superior Courts and Judicial officers LCR 79. Books and Records Kept by Clerk LCR 80. Court Reporters 12. Special Proceedings Rules (LSPR) LSPR 91.04 Garnishments LSPR 93.04 Adoptions LSPR 94.03 Mandatory Parenting Seminars LSPR 94.04 Family Law Actions LSPR 94.05 Family Law, Guardian Ad Litem, and Discovery Procedures LSPR 94.06 Guardians Ad Litem - RCW Title 26 Family Law - Appointment, Guardian Ad Litem Report, Case and Annual Evaluations and Complaint Procedures LSPR 96.04 Change of Name of Stepchild LSPR 98.04 Estates-Probate LSPR 98.16 Attorney's Fees Fixed by Court In Minor Or Incompetents Settlements LSPR 98.18 Court-Created Trusts LSPR 98.20 Estates-Guardianships LSPR 98.22 Guardians Ad Litem - RCW 11.88 Guardianships - Appointment, Guardian Ad Litem Report, Case and Annual Evaluations and Complaint Procedures LSPR 98.24 Mandatory Guardian Training LSPR 99. Local Rules of Superior Court II. Local Mandatory Arbitration Rules (Cite As LMAR) 1. Scope and Purpose of Rules LMAR 1.1 Application of Rules-Purpose and Definitions LMAR 1.2 Matters Subject to Arbitration LMAR 1.3 (Deleted) 2. Transfer to Arbitration and Assignment of Arbitrator LMAR 2.1 Transfer to Arbitration LMAR 2.3 Assignment to Arbitrator 3. Arbitrators LMAR 3.1 Qualifications LMAR 3.2 Authority of Arbitrators 4. Procedures After Assignment LMAR 4.2 Discovery 5. Hearing LMAR 5.1 Notice of Hearing-Time and Place-Continuance LMAR 5.2 Prehearing Statement of Proof-Documents Filed With Court LMAR 5.3 (Deleted) 6. Award LMAR 6.1 Form and Content of Award LMAR 6.2 Filing of Award LMAR 6.3 Judgment on Award 7. Trial De Novo LMAR 7.1 Request for Trial De Novo LMAR 7.2 (Deleted) LMAR 7.3 (Deleted) 8. General Provisions LMAR 8.1 Stipulations-Effect on Relief Granted LMAR 8.3 [Deleted] LMAR 8.4 Title and Citation LMAR 8.5 Compensation of Arbitrator LMAR 8.6 Administration III. CRIMINAL RULES (CITE AS LCrR) 2. Procedures Prior to Arrest and Other Special Proceedings LCrR 0.2 Court Organization and Management LCrR 0.3 Committees LCrR 2.1 (Untitled) LCrR 2.2 Warrant of Arrest and Summons LCrR 2.3 Search and Seizure 3. Rights of Defendants LCrR 3.1 Right to and Appointment of Counsel LCrR 4.5 Omnibus Hearings and Motions LCrR 7.1 Sentencing LCrR 7.8 Payment of Costs and Restitution Through Clerk IV. JUVENILE COURT RULES (CITE AS LJUCR) 2. Shelter Care Hearings LJuCR 2.3 Notice and Right to Hearing 3. Dependency and Guardianship/Termination LJuCR 3.1 Filing and Service of Process of Dependency, Guardianship and Termination Petitions LJuCR 3.3 Content of Petition LJuCR 3.4 Appointment of Counsel and Scheduling of Dependency Fact-Finding Hearing LJuCR 3.7 (Deleted) LJuCR 3.8 (Deleted) LJuCR 3.9 Review Hearing LJuCR 3.10 Assignment to Court Commissioner LJuCR 3.11 Setting A Contested Hearing 5. At-Risk Youth (ARY) and Child In Need of Services (CHINS) Proceedings LJuCR 5.1 Procedure for Filing LJuCR 5.2 Appointment of Attorney LJuCR 5.3 Scheduling of Fact-Finding Hearing LJuCR 5.4 Notice of Fact-Finding Hearing LJuCR 5.5 Detention Hearing LJuCR 5.6 Disposition Hearing LJuCR 5.7 Review Hearing 6. Diversion LJuCR 6.4 (Deleted) LJuCR 6.6 Termination of Diversion Agreement 7. Offense Proceedings LJuCR 7.1 Jurisdiction LJuCR 7.3 (Deleted) LJuCR 7.4 Detention Hearing LJuCR 7.5 Summons LJuCR 7.6 Arraignment and Pleas LJuCR 7.7 Statement of Juvenile on Plea of Guilty LJuCR 7.12 Disposition Hearing LJuCR 7.14 Modification of Disposition Order 8. Decline of Jurisdiction LJuCR 8.1 Time for Decline Hearing LJuCR 8.2 Procedure At Decline Hearing 9. Right to Lawyer and Experts LJuCR 9.1 Mandatory Appointment of Lawyer LJuCR 9.2 (Deleted) LJuCR 9.3 Right to Appointment of Experts 11. Supplemental Provisions LJuCR 11.2 Juvenile Court Social File LJuCR 11.3 Calendaring of Matters LJuCR 11.4 Continuances LJuCR 11.5 Calendar Inquiries LJuCR 11.6 Weekly Calendar Call LJuCR 11.7 Medical Consent Authorizations LJuCR 11.8 Juvenile Court Committee LJuCR 11.9 Payment of Restitution Through Clerk 12. Truancy Proceedings LJuCR 12.1 Legal Representation LJuCR 12.2 Notice V. Local Rules for Appeals of Decisions of Courts of Limited Jurisdiction (Cite As LRALJ) 2. Initiating an Appeal LRALJ 2.4 (Deleted) 3. Assignment of Cases In Superior Court LRALJ 3.1 Assignment 4. Authority of Court Pending Appeal-Stays LRALJ 4.1 Authority of Court Pending Appeal LRALJ 4.3 Stay of Enforcement of Judgment 9. Superior Court Decision LRALJ 9.1 Basis for Decision on Appeal LRALJ 9.2 Entry of Decision 10. Violation of Rules-Sanctions and Dismissal LRALJ 10.2 Dismissal of Appeal 11. Supplemental Provisions LRALJ 11.5 (Deleted) LRALJ 11.8 (Deleted) VI. Local Writ Practice Rules (LWP) LWP 1.1 Application for Writ LWP 1.2 Dismissal Forms and Attachments Spokane County Clerk Indexing Sheet Civil Case Schedule Order (ORSCS) Domestic Case Schedule Order (ORSCS) Paternity Case Schedule Order Civil Joint Case Status Report Domestic Joint Case Status Report Case Assignment Notice and Order (NTAS) Domestic Case Assignment Notice and Order (NTAS)
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