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AGO Opinions with Topic: JUSTICE COURT ACT OF 1961
AGO 1984 No. 20 >  August 14, 1984
COURTS - JUSTICE - JUSTICE COURT ACT OF 1961
COMPENSATION OF JUSTICES PRO TEM AND VISITING JUDGES (1) The correct compensation to be paid under RCW 3.34.130 to a pro tem district court judge is one two-hundred fiftieth of the annual salary of a full-time district court judge (as provided for in RCW 3.58.010), regardless of whether the regular judge in whose place the pro tem justice is serving is a part-time, or a full-time, district court judge. (2) When a part-time district court judge holds court in another judicial district within the same county, he or she is not entitled to be compensated for that service as a district court justice pro tempore under RCW 3.34.130, in addition to receiving reimbursement for subsistence, lodging and travel expenses under RCW 3.34.140.
AGO 1963 No. 54 >  September 9, 1963
COURTS - JUSTICE COURT ACT OF 1961 - ADOPTION OF ACT BY COUNTIES AFTER 1962 - EFFECT ON TERMS OF ELECTED JUSTICES OF THE PEACE - SALARY
COURTS ‑- JUSTICE COURT ACT OF 1961 ‑- ADOPTION OF ACT BY COUNTIES AFTER 1962 ‑- EFFECT ON TERMS OF ELECTED JUSTICES OF THE PEACE ‑- SALARY (1) Counties in which the justice court act of 1961 is not presently in effect may put the act into effect at any time, although the term of office of existing justices of the peace might thereby be terminated. (2) When a justice of the peace, under the 1961 justice court act, serves in a municipal department or as a municipal judge, the city pays a portion of his salary as justice of the peace, not an additional salary.
AGO 1963 No. 67 >  October 21, 1963
COURTS - JUSTICE COURT ACT OF 1961 - COUNTIES NOT UNDER ACT - JUSTICES OF PEACE - OPTION OF COUNTY TO PAY DUES AND EXPENSES FOR MEMBERSHIP IN WASHINGTON STATE MAGISTRATES ASSOCIATION
COURTS ‑- JUSTICE COURT ACT OF 1961 ‑- COUNTIES NOT UNDER ACT ‑- JUSTICES OF PEACE ‑- OPTION OF COUNTY TO PAY DUES AND EXPENSES FOR MEMBERSHIP IN WASHINGTON STATE MAGISTRATES ASSOCIATION A county which has not elected to come under the provisions of chapter 299, Laws of 1961, may but is not required to provide funds for payment of dues or expenses relating to membership of justices of the peace in the Washington state magistrates association.
AGO 1964 No. 78 >  January 21, 1964
COURTS - JUSTICE COURT ACT OF 1961 - PART-TIME JUSTICE OF THE PEACE - APPOINTMENT OF JUSTICE PRO TEMPORE - COMPENSATION
COURTS ‑- JUSTICE COURT ACT OF 1961 ‑- PART-TIME JUSTICE OF THE PEACE ‑- APPOINTMENT OF JUSTICE PRO TEMPORE ‑- COMPENSATION (1) Under the 1961 justice court act a justice court presided over by a part-time justice of the peace may pursuant to RCW 3.34.130 designate a justice of the peace pro tempore to serve on his behalf. (2) The compensation of a pro tempore justice who takes the place of a part-time justice is based on the amount provided for a full-time justice under RCW 3.58.010 according to the formula appearing in RCW 3.34.130.
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