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RCW 71.34.620

Minor may petition court for release from facility.

Following the review conducted under RCW 71.34.610, a minor child may petition the superior court for his or her release from the facility. The petition may be filed not sooner than five days following the review. The court shall release the minor unless it finds, upon a preponderance of the evidence, that it is a medical necessity for the minor to remain at the facility.
[ 1998 c 296 § 19. Formerly RCW 71.34.162.]
NOTES:
FindingsIntentPart headings not lawShort title1998 c 296: See notes following RCW 74.13.025.
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