Revised Code of Washington - RCW Title 11 Probate And Trust Law - Section 11.96A.090 Judicial proceedings
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§ 11.96A.090. Judicial proceedings
(1) A judicial proceeding under this title is a special proceeding under the civil rules of court. The provisions of this title governing such actions control over any inconsistent provision of the civil rules.
(2) A judicial proceeding under this title may be commenced as a new action or as an action incidental to an existing judicial proceeding relating to the same trust or estate or nonprobate asset.
(3) Once commenced, the action may be consolidated with an existing proceeding or converted to a separate action upon the motion of a party for good cause shown, or by the court on its own motion.
(4) The procedural rules of court apply to judicial proceedings under this title only to the extent that they are consistent with this title, unless otherwise provided by statute or ordered by the court under RCW 11.96A.020 or 11.96A.050, or other applicable rules of court.
[1999 c 42 § 302.]
Sections: 11.96A.020 11.96A.030 11.96A.040 11.96A.050 11.96A.060 11.96A.070 11.96A.080 11.96A.090 11.96A.100 11.96A.110 11.96A.115 11.96A.120 11.96A.130 11.96A.140 11.96A.150
Last modified: April 7, 2009