Petitions for modification and proceedings concerning relocation of child — Assessment of attorneys' fees.
(1) The court shall hear and review petitions for modifications of a parenting plan, custody order, visitation order, or other order governing the residence of a child, and conduct any proceedings concerning a relocation of the residence where the child resides a majority of the time, pursuant to chapter 26.09 RCW.
(2) If the court finds that a motion to modify a prior custody decree has been brought in bad faith, the court shall assess the attorney's fees and court costs of the custodian against the petitioner.
[2000 c 21 § 21; 1989 c 375 § 24; 1987 c 460 § 47.]
| Applicability -- 2000 c 21: See RCW 26.09.405.|
Intent -- Captions not law -- 2000 c 21: See notes following RCW 26.09.405.
Severability -- 1989 c 375: See RCW 26.09.914.