(a) Transcript by Appellant. Unless the superior court orders otherwise, the appellant shall transcribe the electronic recording of proceedings as provided in section (c) of this rule. The transcript shall be filed and served with the appellant's brief.

(b) Transcript by Respondent. If the respondent wishes to add to or challenge the transcript of the recording of proceedings, the respondent shall file and serve an additional transcript with the respondent's brief.

(c) Content of Transcript. The transcript shall contain only those portions of the electronic recording necessary to present the issues raised on appeal. If the appellant intends to urge that a verdict or finding of fact is not supported by the evidence, the appellant shall include in the transcript all testimony relevant to the disputed verdict or finding. If the appellant intends to urge that the court erred in giving or failing to give an instruction, the appellant shall include all objections to the instructions given and refused and the court's rulings.

(d) Transcript Generally.

(1) Form. The transcript may be printed, typed, or neatly handwritten, and need not be certified by a notary public.

(2) Certification. The person preparing the transcript shall certify or declare under penalty of perjury that it is true and correct in accordance with RCW 9A.72.085 or any law amendatory thereof.

(3) Disputes. Disputes concerning the completeness or accuracy of the transcript shall be decided by the superior court.

(e) Additional Transcript. The superior court may order a party to prepare an additional transcript.

(f) No Transcript if Agreed Record. No transcript shall be required if the parties have agreed on a written form of record approved by the court of limited jurisdiction, pursuant to rule 6.1(b).

(g) Cost of Transcript. Any cost or expense in preparing a transcript shall be borne by the party providing it. The expense may be allowed as a cost in accordance with rule 9.3.

[Amended effective June 25, 2002]