Chapter 2.08 RCW

SUPERIOR COURTS

Sections
Original jurisdiction.
Appellate jurisdiction.
Courts of recordSessions.
Effect of adjournments.
Seal of courts.
JudgesElection.
JudgesKing, Spokane, and Pierce counties.
JudgesChelan, Douglas, Clark, Grays Harbor, Kitsap, Kittitas, and Lewis counties.
JudgesLincoln, Skagit, Walla Walla, Whitman, Yakima, Adams, and Whatcom counties.
JudgesBenton, Franklin, Clallam, Jefferson, Snohomish, Asotin, Columbia, Garfield, Cowlitz, Klickitat, and Skamania counties.
JudgesGrant, Ferry, Okanogan, Mason, Thurston, Pacific, Wahkiakum, Pend Oreille, Stevens, San Juan, and Island counties.
JudgesFilling vacancies resulting from creation of additional judgeships.
Terms of office.
Oath of office.
Salary of judges.
Payment of county's portion.
Apportionment between counties in joint judicial district.
Judge serving district comprising more than one countyReimbursement for travel expenses.
Vacancy, how filled.
Visiting judge at direction of governor.
Visiting judge at request of judge or judges.
Sessions where more than one judge sitsEffect of decrees, orders, etc.
Expenses of visiting judge.
Judge pro temporeAppointmentOathCompensation.
Attorney serving as guardian ad litemDisqualification as judge pro tempore or commissioner pro temporeCircumstances.
Powers of judge in counties of his or her district.
Decisions and rulings in matters heard outside judge's district.
Extent of court's processVenue.
Process, to whom directed.
Uniform rules to be established.
Limit of time for decision.
Report to judges of supreme court.
NOTES:
Basic juvenile court act: Chapter 13.04 RCW.
Court commissioners: State Constitution Art. 4 § 23.
Court filing fees: RCW 36.18.020.
Family court: Chapter 26.12 RCW.
Judiciary and judicial power: State Constitution Art. 4.
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