CrRLJ 2.5: PROCEDURE ON FAILURE TO OBEY CITATION AND NOTICE

The court may order the issuance of a bench warrant for the arrest of any defendant who has failed to appear before the court, either in person or by a lawyer, in answer to a citation and notice, or an order of the court, upon which the defendant has promised in writing to appear, or of which the defendant has been served with otherwise received notice to appear, if the sentence for the offense charged may include confinement in jail.

[Amended effective September 1, 1991; November 21, 2006.]