Chapter 12.04 RCW

COMMENCEMENT OF ACTIONS

Sections

12.04.010Civil actionsCommencement.
12.04.020Action to recover debtSummonsService.
12.04.030Action by complaint and notice.
12.04.040Service of complaint and notice.
12.04.050ProcessWho may serve.
12.04.060ProcessService by constable or sheriff.
12.04.070ProcessReturnFees.
12.04.080ProcessService by person appointed by justiceReturnExceptions.
12.04.090Proof of service.
12.04.100Service by publication.
12.04.110Proof of service by publication.
12.04.120Written admission as proof of service.
12.04.130Jurisdiction, when acquired.
12.04.140Action by person under eighteen years.
12.04.150Action against defendant under eighteen yearsGuardian ad litem.
12.04.160Time for appearance.
12.04.170Security for nonresident costs.
12.04.180Cost bond in lieu of security.
12.04.190Penalty for failure to execute process or false return.
12.04.200Forms or equivalents prescribed.
12.04.201Form of subpoena.
12.04.203Form of executionForm of execution against principal and surety, after expiration of stay of execution.
12.04.204Form of order in replevin.
12.04.205Form of a writ of attachment.
12.04.206Form of undertaking in replevin.
12.04.207Form of undertaking in attachmentForm of undertaking to discharge attachment.
12.04.208Form of undertaking to indemnify constable on claim of property by a third person.

NOTES:

Reviser's note: References in this chapter to justices of the peace and courts to be construed to mean district judges and courts: See RCW 3.30.015.
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