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Setting case for hearingNoticeTime of trial.

*** CHANGE IN 2019 *** (SEE 1048-S2.SL) ***
Upon filing of a claim, the court shall set a time for hearing on the matter. The court shall issue a notice of the claim which shall be served upon the defendant to notify the defendant of the hearing date. A trial need not be held on this first appearance, if dispute resolution services are offered instead of trial, or local practice rules provide that trials will be held on different days.

NOTES:

Court Improvement Act of 1984Effective datesSeverabilityShort title1984 c 258: See notes following RCW 3.30.010.
Severability1981 c 330: See note following RCW 3.62.060.
Severability1980 c 162: See note following RCW 3.02.010.
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