§ 46.63.010 Legislative intent
§ 46.63.020 Violations as traffic infractions–Exceptions
§ 46.63.030 Notice of traffic infraction–Issuance–Abandoned vehicles
§ 46.63.040 Jurisdiction of courts–Jurisdiction of college and university governing bodies
§ 46.63.050 Training of judicial officers
§ 46.63.060 Notice of traffic infraction–Determination final unless contested–Form
§ 46.63.070 Response to notice–Contesting determination–Hearing–Failure to respond or appear
§ 46.63.073 Rental vehicles
§ 46.63.075 Safety camera infractions–Presumption
§ 46.63.080 Hearings–Rules of procedure–Counsel
§ 46.63.090 Hearings–Contesting determination that infraction committed–Appeal
§ 46.63.100 Hearings–Explanation of mitigating circumstances
§ 46.63.105 City attorney, county prosecutor, or other prosecuting authority–Filing an infraction–Contribution, donation, payment
§ 46.63.110 Monetary penalties
§ 46.63.120 Order of court–Civil nature–Waiver, reduction, suspension of penalty–Community restitution
§ 46.63.130 Issue of process by court of limited jurisdiction
§ 46.63.140 Presumption regarding stopped, standing, or parked vehicles
§ 46.63.151 Costs and attorney fees
§ 46.63.170 Automated traffic safety cameras–Definition
§ 46.63.180 Automated school bus safety cameras–Definition

Terms Used In Washington Code > Chapter 46.63

  • 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.
  • appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • 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.
  • corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • equitable: Pertaining to civil suits in "equity" rather than in "law." In English legal history, the courts of "law" could order the payment of damages and could afford no other remedy. See damages. A separate court of "equity" could order someone to do something or to cease to do something. See, e.g., injunction. In American jurisprudence, the federal courts have both legal and equitable power, but the distinction is still an important one. For example, a trial by jury is normally available in "law" cases but not in "equity" cases. Source: U.S. Courts
  • 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.
  • forgery: The fraudulent signing or alteration of another's name to an instrument such as a deed, mortgage, or check. The intent of the forgery is to deceive or defraud. Source: OCC
  • garnishment: Generally, garnishment is a court proceeding in which a creditor asks a court to order a third party who owes money to the debtor or otherwise holds assets belonging to the debtor to turn over to the creditor any of the debtor
  • 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).
  • liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • oath: A promise to tell the truth.
  • obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • trust account: A general term that covers all types of accounts in a trust department, such as estates, guardianships, and agencies. Source: OCC