Chapter 4.90
COURTHOUSE FACILITATOR PROGRAM SURCHARGE AND USER FEES

Sections:

4.90.010    Assessment of surcharge and user fees authorized.

4.90.020    Applicability.

4.90.030    Collection of surcharge and user fees.

4.90.040    Surcharge and user fees to be deposited in separate account.

4.90.010 Assessment of surcharge and user fees authorized.

The Snohomish county clerk, ex officio clerk of the superior court, is hereby authorized to assess a $20.00 surcharge on all superior court cases filed under Title 26 RCW; and to establish reasonable fees for services of the courthouse facilitator program, including but not limited to charges for instructional classes.

(Added Ord. 93-109, Oct. 13, 1993; Amended Ord. 94-043, § 1, June 1, 1994; Ord. 05-054, July 20, 2005; Eff date July 31, 2005).

4.90.020 Applicability.

All parties filing superior court cases under Title 26 RCW are responsible for paying the surcharge at the time a case is initiated, unless the surcharge is waived specifically by the superior court, or the surcharge is ordered by the superior court to be paid in another manner. All parties using courthouse facilitator services for which fees have been established are responsible for paying these fees in advance, unless said fees are waived by the superior court or ordered to be paid in another manner.

(Added Ord. 93-109, Oct. 13, 1993; Amended Ord. 94-043, § 1, June 1, 1994).

4.90.030 Collection of surcharge and user fees.

The clerk of the superior court shall collect the surcharge and user fees in the same manner that other fees and charges are collected.

(Added Ord. 93-109, Oct. 13, 1993; Amended Ord. 94-043, § 1, June 1, 1994).

4.90.040 Surcharge and user fees to be deposited in separate account.

The surcharge and user fees so collected shall be placed monthly in a separate account to be used to pay expenses of the courthouse facilitator program.

(Added Ord. 93-109, Oct. 13, 1993; Amended Ord. 94-043, § 1, June 1, 1994).