12.40.100  <<  12.40.105 >>   12.40.120

Increase of judgment for costs and interestEntry of judgment.

*** CHANGE IN 2020 *** (SEE 2295-S.SL) ***
(1) Upon the judge's entry of judgment in a small claims action, the judgment is certified as a district court civil judgment and shall be increased by: (a) The amount specified in RCW 36.18.012(2); (b) any post judgment interest provided for in RCW 4.56.110 and 19.52.020; and (c) any other costs incurred by the prevailing party to enforce the judgment, including but not limited to reasonable attorneys' fees, without regard to the jurisdictional limits on the small claims department.
(2) The clerk of the small claims department shall enter the civil judgment on the judgment docket of the district court; and, as in other judgments of district courts, once the judgment is entered on the district court's docket garnishment, execution, and other process on execution provided by law may issue thereon.
(3) A certified copy of the district court judgment shall be provided to the prevailing party for no additional fee.
(4) The prevailing party may file a transcript of the district court civil judgment or a certified copy of the district court judgment with superior courts for entry in the superior courts' lien dockets with like effect as in other cases.


Effective date1983 c 254: See note following RCW 12.40.100.
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