Eviction / Writ of Restitution

UPDATE 07/01/2021: Governor Inslee and the Courts decisions related to Evictions

 

Gov. Inslee's Bridge Proclamation 21-09

Gov. Inslee’s Extended and Amended Proclamation 20-19.6


SPOKANE COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT  
COURT ORDERS

Amended Emergency Order #9 (06/30/2021)

Emergency Order #2

A Writ of Restitution is an order from the court directing the Sheriff to restore premises to the plaintiff. RCW 59.18 is the residential Landlord - Tenant Act and RCW 59.12 pertains to non-residential property (commercial) and wrongfully held real property (foreclosures, for example). Writs issued under RCW 59.18 are good for 10 days and those filed under RCW 59.12 are good for 20 days. If necessary, a writ can be extended by the plaintiff or attorney.

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RESOURCES:

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