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    (c) Motions and Proceedings
        (1) Argument. The court shall decide all summary judgment motions after oral argument, unless the parties waive argument. The assigned judge shall determine the length of oral argument.
        (2) Dates of Filing and Hearing. The deadlines for moving, opposing, and reply documents shall be as set forth in CR 56 and the Order Setting Case Schedule. In all other regards, parties shall file and deliver documents and the court shall set all hearings in conformance with LCR 7.
        (3) Form of Motion and Opposition Documents. The parties shall conform all moving, opposing, and reply memoranda to the requirements of LCR 7(b)(4), except that moving and opposing memoranda shall not exceed 8,400 words. Reply memoranda shall not exceed 1,750 words without authority of the court.  The word count includes all portions of the memorandum, including headings and footnotes except 1) the caption; 2) tables of contents and/or authorities, if any, and 3) the signature block.  The signature block shall include the certification of the signer as to the number of words, substantially as follows: “I certify that this memorandum contains ______ words, in compliance with the Local Civil Rules.”  
        (4) Motions to Reconsider. The parties shall conform all motions to reconsider to the requirements of CR 59 and LCR 7(b)(5).
        (5) Reopening. Reopenings are subject to the requirements of LCR 7(b)(6).
    (e) Form of Affidavits; Nonconforming Evidence. A party objecting to the admissibility of evidence submitted by an opposing party must state the objection in writing in a responsive pleading, a separate submission shall only be filed if the objection is to materials filed in the reply.
 [Note: Judgment upon multiple claims or involving multiple parties, see CR 54(b).]

Official Comment
[Amended effective September 1, 2011, Subsection (e) is added to obviate the filing of motions to strike objectionable evidence, to relieve parties of the need to file such motions six days in advance and thus, under LCR 7, to file an accompanying motion to shorten time for a timely consideration of the objection. This rule is intended to clarify local practice and to conform to Cameron v. Murray, 151 Wash.App 646,658, 214 P.3d 150 (Div. I, 2009.]

[Amended effective September 1, 1983; September 1, 1984; May 1, 1988; January 1, 1990; September 1, 1992; September 1, 1993; September 1, 1994; September 1, 1996; September 1, 2001; September 1, 2004; September 1, 2005; September 1, 2008; September 1, 2011; September 1, 2016.]