§ 7.04A.010 Definitions.
§ 7.04A.020 Notice.
§ 7.04A.030 When chapter applies.
§ 7.04A.040 Effect of agreement to arbitrate — Nonwaivable provisions.
§ 7.04A.050 Application to court.
§ 7.04A.060 Validity of agreement to arbitrate.
§ 7.04A.070 Motion to compel or stay arbitration.
§ 7.04A.080 Provisional remedies.
§ 7.04A.090 Initiation of arbitration.
§ 7.04A.100 Consolidation of separate arbitration proceedings.
§ 7.04A.110 Appointment of arbitrator — Service as a neutral arbitrator.
§ 7.04A.120 Disclosure by arbitrator.
§ 7.04A.130 Action by majority.
§ 7.04A.140 Immunity of arbitrator — Competency to testify — Attorneys’ fees and costs.
§ 7.04A.150 Arbitration process.
§ 7.04A.160 Representation by lawyer.
§ 7.04A.170 Witnesses — Subpoenas — Depositions — Discovery.
§ 7.04A.180 Court enforcement of preaward ruling by arbitrator.
§ 7.04A.190 Award.
§ 7.04A.200 Change of award by arbitrator.
§ 7.04A.210 Remedies — Fees and expenses of arbitration proceeding.
§ 7.04A.220 Confirmation of award.
§ 7.04A.230 Vacating award.
§ 7.04A.240 Modification or correction of award.
§ 7.04A.250 Judgment on award — Attorneys’ fees and litigation expenses.
§ 7.04A.260 Jurisdiction.
§ 7.04A.270 Venue.
§ 7.04A.280 Appeals.
§ 7.04A.290 Relationship to electronic signatures in global and national commerce act.
§ 7.04A.900 Effective date — 2005 c 433.
§ 7.04A.901 Uniformity of application and construction — 2005 c 433.
§ 7.04A.903 Savings — 2005 c 433.

Terms Used In Washington Code > Chapter 7.04A

  • Adjourn: A motion to adjourn a legislative chamber or a committee, if passed, ends that day's session.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Cross examine: Questioning of a witness by the attorney for the other side.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Deposition: An oral statement made before an officer authorized by law to administer oaths. Such statements are often taken to examine potential witnesses, to obtain discovery, or to be used later in trial.
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • 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.
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • 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.
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • 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.
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • 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
  • Precedent: A court decision in an earlier case with facts and law similar to a dispute currently before a court. Precedent will ordinarily govern the decision of a later similar case, unless a party can show that it was wrongly decided or that it differed in some significant way.
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.