|The judges and court commissioner are prohibited under the
Canons of Judicial Conduct from discussing matters pertaining to a
case without all parties involved in the case being present.
Writing letters or talking with a judge or
court commissioner is prohibited
under the same Code of Judicial Conduct because they cannot discuss matters pertaining to a case without all
parties involved in the case being present.
Also, the Code of Judicial Conduct specifically
prohibits a judge or court commissioner from making any public comment while a proceeding is
pending in any court.
The judges and court
commissioner can only respond to matters that are noted properly on the
court docket after proper notice is given to all parties. The
judges and court commissioner cannot respond
to individual requests by letter.
If you have an attorney,
please contact your attorney to bring your requests before the
judge or court commissioner.
Many procedural questions may be answered by consulting the
Kitsap County Local Court Rules.
If you are representing yourself in any litigation in Kitsap
County Superior Court, you are responsible for being aware of the
procedures and rules outlined in the Washington
State Court Rules and the
County Local Court Rules.