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Chapter 4.28 RCW

COMMENCEMENT OF ACTIONS

RCW Sections

4.28.020Jurisdiction acquired, when.
4.28.080Summons, how served.
4.28.090Service on corporation without officer in state upon whom process can be served.
4.28.100Service of summons by publication -- When authorized.
4.28.110Manner of publication and form of summons.
4.28.120Publication of notice in eminent domain proceedings.
4.28.140Affidavit as to unknown heirs.
4.28.150Title of cause -- Unknown claimants -- Service by publication.
4.28.160Rights of unknown claimants and heirs -- Effect of judgment -- Lis pendens.
4.28.180Personal service out-of-state.
4.28.185Personal service out-of-state -- Acts submitting person to jurisdiction of courts -- Saving.
4.28.200Right of one constructively served to appear and defend or reopen.
4.28.210Appearance, what constitutes.
4.28.290Assessment of damages without answer.
4.28.320Lis pendens in actions affecting title to real estate.
4.28.325Lis pendens in actions in United States district courts affecting title to real estate.
4.28.328Lis pendens -- Liability of claimants -- Damages, costs, attorneys' fees.
4.28.330Notice to alien property custodian.
4.28.340Notice to alien property custodian -- Definitions.
4.28.350Notice to alien property custodian -- Duration.
4.28.360Personal injury action -- Complaint not to include statement of damages -- Request for statement.
4.28.900Construction -- Chapter applicable to state registered domestic partnerships -- 2009 c 521.

Notes:

Rules of court: CR 3; CR 4; CR 4.1; CR 5; and CR 6.

Claims against
   cities and towns: Chapters 35.31, 35A.31 RCW.
   counties: Chapter 36.45 RCW.
   political subdivisions, municipal corporations, and quasi municipal corporations: Chapter 4.96 RCW.
   state: Chapter 4.92 RCW.

Foreign corporations, actions against: RCW 23B.15.100 and 23B.15.310.

Nonadmitted foreign corporations, actions against: Chapter 23B.18 RCW.

Proceedings as to individuals with mental illness: Chapter 71.05 RCW.

Publication of legal notices: Chapter 65.16 RCW.

Service of papers on foreign corporation: RCW 23B.15.100 and 23B.15.310.

Service of process on
   foreign savings and loan association: RCW 33.32.050.
   nonadmitted foreign corporation: RCW 23B.18.040.
   nonresident motor vehicle operator: RCW 46.64.040.

Sheriff's fees for service of process and other official services: RCW 36.18.040.

Statute of limitations, tolling: RCW 4.16.170.