Chapter 3.54 RCW

CLERKS AND DEPUTY CLERKS

Sections

3.54.010Compensation.
3.54.020Powers and duties.
3.54.030Seal.


Compensation.

The clerk and deputy clerks of district courts shall receive such compensation as shall be provided by the county legislative authority.

NOTES:

Court Improvement Act of 1984Effective datesSeverabilityShort title1984 c 258: See notes following RCW 3.30.010.



Powers and duties.

The district courts shall prescribe the duties of the clerk and deputy clerks. Such duties shall include all of the requirements of RCW 3.62.020 and 3.62.040 as now or hereafter amended and the receipt of bail and additionally the power to:
(1) Accept and enter pleas;
(2) Receive bail as set by the court;
(3) Set cases for trial;
(4) Administer oaths.



Seal.

The district court shall have a seal that shall be the vignette of George Washington, with the words "Seal of the . . . . . . District Court of . . . . . . County, State of Washington," surrounding the vignette. All process from the court runs throughout the state. The supreme court may determine by rule what process must be issued under seal.