§ 46.64.010 Traffic citations–Record of–Cancellation prohibited–Penalty–Citation audit
§ 46.64.015 Citation and notice to appear in court–Issuance–Contents–Arrest–Detention
§ 46.64.025 Failure to appear–Notice to department
§ 46.64.030 Procedure governing arrest and prosecution
§ 46.64.035 Posting of security or bail by nonresident–Penalty
§ 46.64.040 Nonresident’s use of highways–Resident leaving state–Secretary of state as attorney-in-fact
§ 46.64.048 Attempting, aiding, abetting, coercing, committing violations, punishable
§ 46.64.050 General penalty
§ 46.64.055 Additional monetary penalty
§ 46.64.060 Stopping motor vehicles for driver’s license check, vehicle inspection and test–Purpose
§ 46.64.070 Stopping motor vehicles for driver’s license check, vehicle inspection and test–Authorized–Powers additional

Terms Used In Washington Code > Chapter 46.64

  • affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • 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.
  • conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • 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.