Local Court Rules

Snohomish County District Court Local Court Rules

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View Amendment to Local Rule 3.7 Effective 1/30/2019 (PDF)

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SCLCrRLJ 7.1: Deferred Prosecution Petition & Order

A Petition for Deferred Prosecution pursuant to RCW 10.05 must be filed with the Court's Probation Department and the prosecuting authority no later

than seven (7) days prior to proposed entry unless good cause exists for delay. An Order deferring prosecution will not be approved by probation unless proof of compliance with the following is shown:

  1. Petition for Deferred Prosecution is submitted on the form identified in CrRLJ 4.2.
  2. Order for Deferred Prosecution is submitted on a form approved for use by the Court.
  3. Petitioner has completed at least eighteen (18 ) hours of Phase I Treatment.
  4. An ignition interlock device has been installed as required by statute.

Effective August 1, 2016

Snohomish County District Court has adopted two new local rules.

The new Civil Rule (SCLCRLJ 26) is effective immediately. The new Criminal Rule (SCLCrRLJ 3.7) while effective immediately, will be enforced beginning November 1, 2015.