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RCW 71.05.620

Court files and records closed — Exceptions — Rules.

(1) The files and records of court proceedings under this chapter and chapters 70.96A, 71.34, and 70.96B RCW shall be closed but shall be accessible to any person who is the subject of a petition and to the person's attorney, guardian ad litem, resource management services, or service providers authorized to receive such information by resource management services.

     (2) The department shall adopt rules to implement this section.

[2013 c 200 § 23; 2005 c 504 § 111; 1989 c 205 § 12.]

Notes:

     Effective date -- 2013 c 200: See note following RCW 70.02.010.

     Findings -- Intent -- Severability -- Application -- Construction -- Captions, part headings, subheadings not law -- Adoption of rules -- Effective dates -- 2005 c 504: See notes following RCW 71.05.027.

     Alphabetization--Correction of references--2005 c 504: See note following RCW 71.05.020.

     Contingent effective date -- 1989 c 205 §§ 11-19: "Sections 10 [11] through 19 of this act shall take effect on July 1, 1995, or when regional support networks are established." [1989 c 205 § 24.] See note following chapter digest.