Enforcement of judgments or orders.
(1) If existence of the parent and child relationship is declared, or paternity or a duty of support has been acknowledged or adjudicated under this chapter or under prior law, the obligation of the parent may be enforced in the same or other proceedings by the other parent, the child, the state of Washington, the public authority that has furnished or may furnish the reasonable expenses of pregnancy, childbirth, education, support, or funeral, or by any other person, including a private agency, to the extent he or she has furnished or is furnishing these expenses.
(2) The court shall order support payments to be made to the Washington state support registry, or the person entitled to receive the payments under an alternate arrangement approved by the court as provided in RCW 26.23.050(2).
(3) All remedies for the enforcement of judgments apply.
[2011 c 283 § 10; 1994 c 230 § 16; 1987 c 435 § 28; 1975-'76 2nd ex.s. c 42 § 16.]
| Costs -- Application -- 2011 c 283: See notes following RCW 26.26.011.|
Effective date -- 1987 c 435: See RCW 26.23.900.