§ 13.04.005 Short title
§ 13.04.011 Definitions
§ 13.04.021 Juvenile court — How constituted — Cases tried without jury
§ 13.04.030 Juvenile court — Exclusive original jurisdiction — Exceptions
§ 13.04.033 Appeal of court order — Procedure — Priority, when
§ 13.04.035 Administrator of juvenile court, probation counselor, and detention services — Appointment
§ 13.04.037 Administrator — Adoption of standards for detention facilities for juveniles — Revision and inspection
§ 13.04.040 Administrator — Appointment of probation counselors and persons in charge of detention facilities — Powers and duties, compensation — Collection of fines
§ 13.04.043 Administrator — Obtaining interpreters
§ 13.04.047 Administrator or staff — Health and dental examination and care — Consent
§ 13.04.050 Expenses of probation officers
§ 13.04.093 Hearings — Duties of prosecuting attorney or attorney general
§ 13.04.116 Juvenile not to be confined in jail or holding facility for adults, exceptions — Enforcement
§ 13.04.135 Establishment of house or room of detention
§ 13.04.145 Educational program for juveniles in detention facilities — Application of chapter 28A.190 RCW
§ 13.04.155 Notification to school principal of conviction, adjudication, or diversion agreement — Provision of information to teachers and other personnel — Confidentiality
§ 13.04.160 Fees not allowed
§ 13.04.180 Board of visitation
§ 13.04.240 Court order not deemed conviction of crime
§ 13.04.300 Juvenile may be both dependent and an offender
§ 13.04.450 Chapters 13.04 and 13.40 RCW as exclusive authority for adjudication and disposition of juvenile offenders — Chapter 10.22 RCW does not apply to proceedings under chapter 13.40 RCW
§ 13.04.800 Report to legislature — 2019 c 322 §§ 2-6; 2018 c 162.

Terms Used In Washington Code > Chapter 13.04

  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Appellate: About appeals; an appellate court has the power to review the judgement of another lower court or tribunal.
  • Case law: The law as laid down in cases that have been decided in the decisions of the courts.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • 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.
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • 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.
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • 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.
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Probation officers: Screen applicants for pretrial release and monitor convicted offenders released under court supervision.
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • Statute of limitations: A law that sets the time within which parties must take action to enforce their rights.
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.