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26.50.021  <<  26.50.025 >>   26.50.030

RCW 26.50.025

Orders under this chapter and chapter 26.09, 26.10, or 26.26 RCW — Enforcement — Consolidation.

(1) Any order available under this chapter may be issued in actions under chapter 26.09, 26.10, or 26.26 RCW. If an order for protection is issued in an action under chapter 26.09, 26.10, or 26.26 RCW, the order shall be issued on the forms mandated by RCW 26.50.035(1). An order issued in accordance with this subsection is fully enforceable and shall be enforced under the provisions of this chapter.

     (2) If a party files an action under chapter 26.09, 26.10, or 26.26 RCW, an order issued previously under this chapter between the same parties may be consolidated by the court under that action and cause number. Any order issued under this chapter after consolidation shall contain the original cause number and the cause number of the action under chapter 26.09, 26.10, or 26.26 RCW. Relief under this chapter shall not be denied or delayed on the grounds that the relief is available in another action.

[1995 c 246 § 2.]

Notes:

     Severability -- 1995 c 246: See note following RCW 26.50.010.