§ 9.92.005 Penalty assessments in addition to fine or bail forfeiture — Crime victims compensation account
§ 9.92.010 Punishment of felony when not fixed by statute
§ 9.92.020 Punishment of gross misdemeanor when not fixed by statute
§ 9.92.030 Punishment of misdemeanor when not fixed by statute
§ 9.92.040 Punishment for contempt
§ 9.92.060 Suspending sentences
§ 9.92.062 Suspended sentence — Termination date — Application
§ 9.92.064 Suspended sentence — Termination date, establishment — Modification of terms
§ 9.92.066 Termination of suspended sentence — Restoration of civil rights — Vacation of conviction
§ 9.92.070 Payment of fine and costs in installments
§ 9.92.080 Sentence on two or more convictions or counts
§ 9.92.090 Habitual criminals
§ 9.92.100 Prevention of procreation
§ 9.92.110 Convicts protected — Forfeitures abolished
§ 9.92.120 Conviction of public officer forfeits trust
§ 9.92.130 City jail prisoners may be compelled to work
§ 9.92.140 County jail prisoners may be compelled to work
§ 9.92.151 Early release for good behavior
§ 9.92.200 Chapter not to affect dispositions under juvenile justice act
§ 9.92.900 RCW 9.92.050 through 9.92.090 inapplicable to felonies committed on or after July 1, 1984

Terms Used In Washington Code > Chapter 9.92

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Extradition: The formal process of delivering an accused or convicted person from authorities in one state to authorities in another state.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Impeachment: (1) The process of calling something into question, as in "impeaching the testimony of a witness." (2) The constitutional process whereby the House of Representatives may "impeach" (accuse of misconduct) high officers of the federal government for trial in the Senate.
  • 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.
  • 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 agreement: An arrangement between the prosecutor, the defense attorney, and the defendant in which the defendant agrees to plead guilty in exchange for special considerations. Source:
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • 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.