Proposed Local Court Rules


Pursuant to GR7, the Snohomish County Superior Court submits the following rules for comment:

Proposed Local Court Rules- 5.13.2021


All comments shall be in writing and may be submitted electronically using the form below. Comments may also be mailed or hand-delivered to Court Administration at 3000 Rockefeller Avenue, M/S 502, Everett, Washington, 98201. 

All received comments will be posted on this webpage, below the comment submission form.  


The comment period ends at 11:59 p.m. on June 13, 2021.  All comments, regardless of submission method, must be received by the conclusion of the comment period.


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Jury Duty

Snohomish County Superior Court

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Proposed Local Court Rules

SCLAR 0.02 ORGANIZATION OF THE COURT      

SCLGR 19 REMOTE PROCEEDINGS 

SCLCR 7(b)(2)(d)(9) CONFIRMATION PROCESS  

SCLCR 7(b)(2)(d)(10) TIME AND PLACE OF HEARINGS  

SCLCR 7(b)(2)(d)(12) MOTIONS FOR REVISION OF COMMISSIONER’S ORDER         

SCLCR 40 ASSIGNMENT OF CASES; SETTING OF TRIALS- FILING OF PLEADINGS – TIME OF TRIALS – CONTINUANCES - SETTLEMENT 

SCLCR 79 BOOKS AND RECORDS KEPT BY THE CLERK          

SCLSPR 94.04(c)(3) ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION REQUIRED IN FAMILY LAW

SCLSPR 94.04(c)(4) ADR COMPLIANCE HEARING          

SCLSPR 94.04(c)(5) TRIALS

SCLSPR 94.04(c)(6) FAMILY LAW PROCEEDINGS MOTIONS    

SCLCrR 1.2 PURPOSE AND CONSTRUCTION     

SCLCrR 3.1 RIGHT TO AND ASSIGNMENT OF LAWYER 

SCLCrR 3.2 RELEASE OF THE ACCUSED 

SCLCrR 3.2.1 PRELIMINARY APPEARANCE OF DEFENDANT   

SCLCrR 3.4 PRESENCE OF THE DEFENDANT     

RULE 3.7 (Rescinded; Moved to SCLCrR 3.1)          

SCLCrR 4.1 ARRAIGNMENT (New Rule)    

SCLCrR 4.5 OMNIBUS HEARING    

RULE 4.11 MENTAL HEALTH SCREENING           

SCLCrR 6.1 TRIAL BY JURY OR BY THE COURT 

SCLCrR 6.3 SELECTING THE JURY 

SCLCrR 6.12 WITNESSES (Rescinded; Moved to SCLCrR 6.1)     

SCLCrR 7.8 Post-Conviction Motions 

SCLCrR 8.1 TIME 

SCLCrR 8.2 MOTIONS 

SCLCrR 8.11 ELECTRONIC WORKING COPIES   

SCLJuCR 3.9 DEPENDENCY REVIEW AND PERMANENCY PLANNING HEARINGS   

SCLJuCR 7.12 DISPOSITION HEARING     

SCLJuCR 10.7 SEALING JUVENILE COURT RECORDS (Rescinded)