For a transitory action against a resident defendant, venue is proper in the county where any of the defendants' reside or where the personal injury or property damage claim arose. For nonresident defendants, venue is proper where the plaintiff resides, where the defendant was served, where the personal injury or property damage claim arose, or where the Long Arm Statute was satisfied. For Corporations (WART), venue is proper where the work was performed, the agreement was entered into, the entity resides (transacts business, office, or servable officer), or the tort occurred. An answer must be filed within 10 days of court disposition on a pretrial motion, 20 days from personal service in WA, 60 days from personal service outside of WA or date of first publication or non-resident motorists for date of service on secretary of state, and 90 days for mail service. It must admit, deny, or state lack of sufficient information to all allegations, otherwise those allegations are deemed admitted. It must list affirmative defenses, subject to waiver (SoL, comparative fault, fraud, etc.). discovery requests, responses and objections must be signed by the attorney or the unrepresented party, certifying that to the best of the signer's knowledge, information, and belief, formed after reasonable inquiry, the discovery request, response, or objection is consistent with discovery rules and warranted by existing law or good faith argument for change, not interposed for any improper purpose, and is not unreasonably burdensome or expensive. Sanctions are mandatory, but within the judge's discretion, monetary or non-monetary.