Chapter 26.50 RCW


Commencement of actionJurisdictionVenue.
Actions on behalf of vulnerable adultsAuthority of department of social and health servicesImmunity from liability.
Orders under this chapter and chapter 26.09, 26.10, or 26.26 RCWEnforcementConsolidation.
Petition for an order for protectionAvailability of forms and informational brochuresBond not required.
Development of instructions, informational brochures, forms, and handbook by the administrative office of the courtsCommunity resource listDistribution of master copy.
Fees not permittedFiling, service of process, certified copies.
Appointment of interpreter.
ReliefDurationRealignment of designation of partiesAward of costs, service fees, attorneys' fees, and limited license legal technician fees.
Ex parte temporary order for protection.
Issuance of orderAssistance of peace officerDesignation of appropriate law enforcement agency.
Hearing reset after ex parte orderService by publicationCircumstances.
Order following service by publication.
OrderTransmittal to law enforcement agencyRecord in law enforcement information systemEnforceability.
Violation of orderPenalties.
Enforcement of ex parte orderKnowledge of order prerequisite to penaltiesReasonable efforts to serve copy of order.
Violation of orderProsecuting attorney or attorney for municipality may be requested to assistCosts and attorney's fee.
Service by mail.
Service by publication or mailingCosts.
Order for protectionModification or terminationServiceTransmittal.
Residential placement or custody of a childPrerequisite.
Peace officersImmunity.
Domestic violence perpetrator programs.
Judicial information systemDatabase.
Judicial information systemNames of adult cohabitants in third-party custody actions.
Title to real estateEffect.
Proceedings additional.
Parenting planDesignation of parent for other state and federal purposes.
Protection order against person with a disability, brain injury, or impairment.
Personal jurisdictionNonresident individuals.
Disclosure of information.
Short title.
Effective date1984 c 263.
Abuse of children: Chapter 26.44 RCW.
Arrest without warrant: RCW 10.31.100(2).
Dissolution of marriage: Chapter 26.09 RCW.
Domestic violence, official response: Chapter 10.99 RCW.
Nonparental actions for child custody: Chapter 26.10 RCW.
Shelters for victims of domestic violence: Chapter 70.123 RCW.
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