Chapter 12.04 RCW


Civil actionsCommencement.
Action to recover debtSummonsService.
Action by complaint and notice.
Service of complaint and notice.
ProcessWho may serve.
ProcessService by constable or sheriff.
ProcessService by person appointed by justiceReturnExceptions.
Proof of service.
Service by publication.
Proof of service by publication.
Written admission as proof of service.
Jurisdiction, when acquired.
Action by person under eighteen years.
Action against defendant under eighteen yearsGuardian ad litem.
Time for appearance.
Security for nonresident costs.
Cost bond in lieu of security.
Penalty for failure to execute process or false return.
Forms or equivalents prescribed.
Form of subpoena.
Form of executionForm of execution against principal and surety, after expiration of stay of execution.
Form of order in replevin.
Form of a writ of attachment.
Form of undertaking in replevin.
Form of undertaking in attachmentForm of undertaking to discharge attachment.
Form of undertaking to indemnify constable on claim of property by a third person.
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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