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RCW 26.26.610

Proceeding to determine parentage — Hearings — Inspection of records.

(1) On request of a party and for good cause shown, the court may close a proceeding under this section and RCW 26.26.500 through 26.26.605 and26.26.615 through 26.26.630.

     (2) A final order determining parentage in a proceeding under this section and RCW 26.26.500 through 26.26.605 and26.26.615 through 26.26.630 is publicly accessible. Records entered prior to the entry of a final order determining parentage in a proceeding under this section and RCW 26.26.500 through 26.26.605 and 26.26.615 through 26.26.630 are accessible only to the parties or on order of the court for good cause.

     (3) Except as provided by applicable court rules, records entered after the entry of a final order determining parentage in a proceeding under this section and RCW 26.26.500 through 26.26.605 and 26.26.615 through 26.26.630 are publicly accessible.

[2013 c 246 § 3; 2002 c 302 § 533.]