RULES OF COURT
STATE SUPREME COURT
[November 6, 2020]
IN THE MATTER OF THE PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO SCCAR 7.2—PROCEDURE AFTER REQUEST FOR TRIAL DE NOVO
The Washington State Association of County Clerks, having recommended the adoption of the proposed amendment to SCCAR 7.2—Procedure After Request for Trial de Novo, and the Court having considered the proposed amendment, and having determined that the proposed amendment will aid in the prompt and orderly administration of justice;
Now, therefore, it is hereby
(a) That the proposed amendment as shown below is adopted.
(b) That pursuant to the emergency provisions of GR 9 (j)(1), the proposed amendment will be published in the Washington Reports and will become effective on February 1, 2021.
dated at Olympia, Washington this 6th day of November, 2020.
Gordon McCloud, J.
PROCEDURE AFTER REQUEST FOR TRIAL DE NOVO
(a) Sealing. The clerk shall seal any arbitration award if a trial de novo is requested. Such sealing shall prohibit judicial officers' access to the award until the trial de novo is completed or the case is otherwise completed, at which time the clerk shall unseal the award.
(b) – (d) [Unchanged.]