Chapter 3.50 RCW

MUNICIPAL COURTS—ALTERNATE PROVISION

Sections
Definitions.
Legislative findingAlternative court structure for cities and towns of four hundred thousand or less.
Municipal court authorized in cities of four hundred thousand or less.
Jurisdiction.
Violations bureau for traffic casesDisposition of moneys collected.
Municipal judgesAppointedTerms, qualificationsDistrict judge as part-time municipal judge.
Judicial officersDisqualification.
Municipal judge may be elective positionQualifications, term.
Judicial positionsFillingCircumstances permitted.
JudgesResidency requirement.
Termination of municipal courtRequirementsEstablishment of court.
Additional judgesAppointment, election.
Court commissionersAppointmentQualificationLimitationsPart-time judge.
Salaries of judgesPayment of court operating costs from city fundsJudges and employees as city employees.
Judges pro tem.
Municipal judgeVacancyAppointment.
Municipal judgeRemoval from office.
Judge's oathBonds.
RevenueDispositionInterest.
Sessions.
Municipal court seal.
Transfer within municipal court.
Request for jury trial in civil casesExceptionFeeJuror compensationJury trials in criminal cases.
Execution of sentenceJail in lieu of fine and costs, computation.
Suspension or deferral of sentenceChange of pleaDismissal.
Suspension or deferral of sentenceContinuing jurisdiction of court.
Revocation of deferred or suspended sentenceLimitationsTermination of probation.
SentencingCrimes against propertyCriminal history check.
Offender supervision by another state.
Issuance of criminal process.
Criminal prosecution in city's name for violation of ordinances.
Penalty if no other punishment prescribed.
Pleadings, practice and procedure not provided for governed by district court law.
City or town trial court improvement accountContributions to account by city or townUse of funds.
Repeal of municipal criminal codeAgreement covering costs of handling resulting criminal casesArbitrationRenewal.
Termination of municipal courtAgreement covering costs of handling resulting criminal casesArbitrationRepeal of municipal criminal codeAgreementArbitrationRepeal of a municipal crime equivalent to offense in RCW 46.63.020AgreementArbitration.
Termination of municipal courtNotice.
Criminal justice responsibilitiesInterlocal agreements.
NOTES:
Rules of court: See Rules for Appeal of Decisions of Courts of Limited Jurisdiction (RALJ).
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