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Bail/Pre-Trial Release

Order on Preliminary Hearing Re Access to Counsel and Court- COVID is no Excuse (2.2022)

This is a sample Order on Preliminary Hearing, issued by Judge Farris in Snohomish County after the Snohomish County Jail denied access to counsel and to court for individual in quarantine due to COVID.

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Motion Compelling Jail to Provide Access to Counsel/Court (COVID)(2.2022)

This sample motion argues court should order jail to provide access to counsel and to court for defendant who is isolated due to COVID. Thanks to Laura Martin of Snohomish Co. PD.

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Challenge to Cost of SCRAM Pretrial_ RCW 10.21.055

Challenge to cost of SCRAM_pretrial release_RCW 10.21.055 These briefs argue that RCW 10.21.055, which requires some defendants to pay the cost of alcohol monitoring as a condition of pretrial release, violates the privileges and ...

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Motion for Release- COVID 19- Courts of Limited Jurisdiction

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Superior Court Motion for Pretrial Release (COVID 19)(3.2020)

This sample Motion for Pretrial Release based on the risks and hazards posed by the COVID 19 virus. this motion also reminds the court that releases is presumed, the court must consider important individual factors that support re...

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Motion Opposing Pretrial Testing By John Ziegler

This motion argues against testing of all sorts (UAs, IID, etc.) as a condition of pretrial release despite the Blomstrom fix legislation.

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Defendant’s Motion to Reconsider Bail (8.2015)

This brief argues that the defendant does not need to show a change in circumstances to revisit bail. Thanks to Leanne Stogsdill

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Motion to Reduce Bail

This motion requests that the court revisit and reduce bail for an in-custody defendant. Thanks to Leanne Stogsdill

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No Bail Hold On DUIs

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Competency Proceedings_No Bail hold unconstitutional

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