§ 10.99.010 Purpose — Intent
§ 10.99.020 Definitions
§ 10.99.030 Law enforcement officers — Training, powers, duties — Domestic violence reports (as amended by 2019 c 110)
§ 10.99.030 v2 Peace officers — Powers and duties (as amended by 2019 c 367)
§ 10.99.033 Law enforcement officers — Training — Criminal justice training commission
§ 10.99.035 Law enforcement agencies — Domestic violence records
§ 10.99.040 Duties of court — No-contact order
§ 10.99.045 Appearances by defendant — Defendant’s history — No-contact order
§ 10.99.050 Victim contact — Restriction, prohibition — Violation, penalties — Written order — Procedures — Notice of change
§ 10.99.055 Enforcement of orders
§ 10.99.060 Prosecutor’s notice to victim — Description of available procedures
§ 10.99.070 Liability of peace officers
§ 10.99.080 Penalty assessment (as amended by 2015 c 265)
§ 10.99.080 v2 Penalty assessment (as amended by 2015 c 275)
§ 10.99.090 Policy adoption and implementation
§ 10.99.100 Sentencing — Factors — Defendant’s criminal history
§ 10.99.800 Domestic violence risk assessment work group — Report to legislature
§ 10.99.801 Domestic violence perpetrator treatment work group — Report to legislature
§ 10.99.901 Construction — Chapter applicable to state registered domestic partnerships — 2009 c 521

Terms Used In Washington Code > Chapter 10.99

  • Allegation: something that someone says happened.
  • Arraignment: A proceeding in which an individual who is accused of committing a crime is brought into court, told of the charges, and asked to plead guilty or not guilty.
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Bail: Security given for the release of a criminal defendant or witness from legal custody (usually in the form of money) to secure his/her appearance on the day and time appointed.
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Defense attorney: Represent defendants in criminal matters.
  • Docket: A log containing brief entries of court proceedings.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Legislative session: That part of a chamber's daily session in which it considers legislative business (bills, resolutions, and actions related thereto).
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • person: may be construed to include the United States, this state, or any state or territory, or any public or private corporation or limited liability company, as well as an individual. See Washington Code 1.16.080
  • Plea: In a criminal case, the defendant's statement pleading "guilty" or "not guilty" in answer to the charges, a declaration made in open court.
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • Probation officers: Screen applicants for pretrial release and monitor convicted offenders released under court supervision.
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Temporary restraining order: Prohibits a person from an action that is likely to cause irreparable harm. This differs from an injunction in that it may be granted immediately, without notice to the opposing party, and without a hearing. It is intended to last only until a hearing can be held.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.