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Court rules govern procedures for the conduct of business in the courts. They often concern such matters as time limitations, pleadings allowed, formatting, and procedure. 

Washington State Court Rules

These rules apply to the state courts. State courts include the Supreme Court, the Courts of Appeals, the Superior Courts, and Courts of Limited Jurisdiction (District Courts and Municipal Courts). The rules cover a number of topics including evidence, court procedures, arbitration, the conduct of judges and attorneys, and more. There are specific rules for Superior Court and for the Courts of Limited Jurisdiction.

https://www.courts.wa.gov/court_rules/

Clark County Superior Court Local Rules

Local rules are created by the judges of the court and are a supplement to the State Court Rules. They provide information and requirements that are in addition to State Court Rules. These rules apply to Superior Court. They are numbered to correspond to the State Court Rules, so if there are numbers skipped it means there are no local rules on that topic.

https://clark.wa.gov/superior-court/local-rules

Clark County District Court Local Rules

Local rules are created by the judges of the court and are a supplement to the State Court Rules. They provide information and requirements that are in addition to State Court Rules. These rules apply to District Court. They are numbered to correspond to the State Court Rules, so if there are numbers skipped it means there are no local rules on that topic.

https://clark.wa.gov/sites/default/files/media/document/2020-09/2020%20Local%20Rules.pdf

Battle Ground Municipal Court Local Rules

These local rules are a supplement to the State Court Rules. They provide additional information and requirements that are specific to the Battle Ground Municipal Court, in addition to State Court Rules. 

https://www.courts.wa.gov/court_rules/pdf/LCR/06/MUN/Battle_Ground/LCR_Battle_Ground_Ridgefield_LaCenter_MUN.pdf

Camas Washougal Municipal Court Local Rules

These local rules are a supplement to the State Court Rules. They provide additional information and requirements that are specific to the Camas Washougal Municipal Court, in addition to State Court Rules. 

https://www.cityofcamas.us/city-administration/page/camas-washougal-municipal-court

United States Federal Court Rules

These rules apply to the federal courts. Federal courts include the US Supreme Court, the Federal Circuit Courts, the Federal District Courts, and specialty courts such as Bankruptcy Courts.  

https://www.uscourts.gov/rules-policies/current-rules-practice-procedure

United States District Court - Western District of Washington Local Court Rules

Western District of Washington Local Rules are in addition to the Federal Rules. They are created by the judges and provide additional information and requirements that are specific to the district.

https://www.wawd.uscourts.gov/local-rules-and-orders

United States Bankruptcy Court - Western District of Washington Local Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure 

Local Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure are in addition to the Federal Rules. They are created by the judges and provide additional information and requirements that are specific to the district.

https://www.wawb.uscourts.gov/local-bankruptcy-rules-landing/