Chapter 4.98


4.98.010    Mandatory arbitration fee.

4.98.020    Use of fees.

4.98.010 Mandatory arbitration fee.

At the time that a party files a statement of arbitrability pursuant to Snohomish County Superior Court Local Mandatory Arbitration Rules (SCLMAR) and RCW 7.06.010, the County Clerk shall collect from the party filing the statement a mandatory arbitration fee of two hundred twenty dollars ($220.00), except that the fee shall not be required of the prosecuting attorney or attorney general in an action to establish paternity or enforce or collect support moneys that is exempt from filing fees under RCW 74.20.300.

(Added Ord. 03-140, November 19, 2003, Eff date December 19, 2003; Amended Ord. 04-056, Aug. 4, 2004, Eff date Jan. 1, 2005; Ord. 05-012, May 4, 2005, Eff date Jan. 1, 2005)

4.98.020 Use of fees.

All fees collected under SCC 4.98.010 shall be used solely to offset the cost of the Snohomish County Superior Court mandatory arbitration program.

(Added Ord. 03-140, November 19, 2003, Eff date December 19, 2003)