RAP FORM 11: OBJECTIONS TO COST BILL

(Rule 14.5)

No. (appellate court)

(SUPREME COURT or COURT OF APPEALS, DIVISION ___)

OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON

(Title of trial court proceeding )

with parties designated as in ) OBJECTIONS TO COST BILL

rule 3.4) )

(Name of party objecting), (appellant, petitioner or respondent), objects to the award of any costs to (name of party) because:

(Here state reasons. See rule 14.2.)

Alternate Form

(Name of party objecting), (appellant, petitioner, or respondent), objects to the following expenses listed on the Cost Bill of (name of party):

(List the items on the cost bill which are objectionable, by number of item on the cost bill with a description of the item and the amount claimed. State the objection after each item. For example:

2. Report of Proceedings $320.00

Objection: The amount claimed is unreasonable. See RAP 14.3.

(a). The report of proceedings is double spaced and is ____ pages. The usual charge per page is $____. Computed on the usual basis, the total charge should be $220.00.

5. Bond $10.00

Objection: The charge is for the premium on a cost bond. A cost bond is not required under the new rules. The charge was not reasonably necessary for review. See RAP 14.3(a).)

(Date)

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Signature

Attorney for (Appellant, Respondent, or Petitioner)

(Name, address, telephone number, and Washington State Bar Association membership number of attorney)