26.26.150  <<  26.26.160 >>   26.26.165

RCW 26.26.160

Modification of judgment or order—Continuing jurisdiction.

(1) Except as provided in subsection (2) of this section the court has continuing jurisdiction to prospectively modify a judgment and order for future education and future support, and with respect to matters listed in RCW 26.26.130 (3) and (5), and RCW 26.26.150(2) upon showing a substantial change of circumstances. The procedures set forth in RCW 26.09.175 shall be used in modification proceedings under this section.
(2) A judgment or order entered under this chapter may be modified without a showing of substantial change of circumstances upon the same grounds as RCW 26.09.170 permits support orders to be modified without a showing of a substantial change of circumstance.
(3) The court may modify a parenting plan or residential provisions adopted pursuant to RCW 26.26.130(7) in accordance with the provisions of chapter 26.09 RCW.
(4) 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.
[ 2000 c 21 § 20; 1992 c 229 § 8; 1989 c 360 § 36; 1975-'76 2nd ex.s. c 42 § 17.]
Applicability2000 c 21: See RCW 26.09.405.
IntentCaptions not law2000 c 21: See notes following RCW 26.09.405.
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