Chapter 13.34 RCW



13.34.010Short title.
13.34.020Legislative declaration of family unit as resource to be nurturedRights of child.
13.34.025Child dependency casesCoordination of servicesRemedial services.
13.34.035Standard court formsRulesAdministrative office of the courts to develop and establishFailure to use or followDistribution.
13.34.040Petition to court to deal with dependent childApplication of federal Indian child welfare act.
13.34.045Educational liaisonIdentification.
13.34.046Educational liaisonResponsibilitiesBackground checks.
13.34.050Court order to take child into custody, whenHearing.
13.34.055Custody by law enforcement officerRelease from liability.
13.34.060Shelter carePlacementCustodyDuties of parties.
13.34.062Shelter careNotice of custody and rights.
13.34.065Shelter careHearingRecommendation as to further needRelease.
13.34.067Shelter careCase conferenceService agreement.
13.34.069Shelter careOrder and authorization of health care and education records.
13.34.070Summons when petition filedService procedureHearing, whenContempt upon failure to appearRequired notice regarding Indian children.
13.34.080Summons when petition filedPublication of notice.
13.34.090Rights under chapter proceedings.
13.34.092Rights under chapter proceedingsAppointment of counselNotice.
13.34.094Description of services provided to parents.
13.34.096Right to be heardNotice.
13.34.100Appointment of guardian ad litemBackground informationRightsNotification and inquiryReview and removal.
13.34.102Guardian ad litemTrainingRegistrySelectionSubstitutionException.
13.34.105Guardian ad litemDutiesImmunityAccess to information.
13.34.107Guardian ad litemEx parte communicationsRemoval.
13.34.108Guardian ad litemFees.
13.34.110HearingsFact-finding and dispositionTime and place, notice.
13.34.115HearingsPublic excluded when in the best interests of the childNotes and recordsVideo recordings.
13.34.120Social study and reports made available at disposition hearingContentsNotice to parents.
13.34.125Voluntary adoption planConsideration of preferences for proposed placement.
13.34.130Order of disposition for a dependent child, alternativesPetition seeking termination of parent-child relationshipPlacement with relatives, foster family home, group care facility, qualified residential treatment program, or other suitable personsPlacement of an Indian child in out-of-home careContact with siblings.
13.34.132Petition seeking termination of parent-child relationshipRequirements.
13.34.134Permanent placement of child.
13.34.136Permanency plan of care.
13.34.138Review hearingsFindingsDuties of parties involvedIn-home placement requirementsHousing assistance.
13.34.141Entry, order of dispositionParent, guardian, or custodian of child to engage in services and maintain contact with childNotice.
13.34.142Current placement episodeCalculation.
13.34.145Permanency planning hearingPurposeTime limitsGoalsReview hearingPetition for termination of parental rightsGuardianship petitionAgency responsibility to provide services to parentsDue process rights.
13.34.147Case review panelCreationDuties.
13.34.150Modification of orders.
13.34.155Concurrent jurisdiction over nonparental actions for child custodyEstablishment or modification of parenting plan.
13.34.160Order of support for dependent child.
13.34.161Order of support for dependent childNoncomplianceEnforcement of judgment.
13.34.165Civil contemptGroundsMotionPenaltyDetention review hearing.
13.34.174Order of alcohol or substance abuse diagnostic investigation and evaluationTreatment planBreach of planReports.
13.34.176Violation of alcohol or substance abuse treatment conditionsHearingNoticeModification of order.
13.34.180Order terminating parent and child relationshipPetitionFilingAllegations.
13.34.190Order terminating parent and child relationshipFindings.
13.34.200Order terminating parent and child relationshipRights of parties when granted.
13.34.210Order terminating parent and child relationshipCustody where no one has parental rights.
13.34.212Court-appointed attorney for a child in a dependency proceeding.
13.34.215Petition reinstating terminated parental rightsNoticeAchievement of permanency planEffect of granting the petitionHearingChild support liabilityRetroactive applicationLimitation on liability.
13.34.232Guardianship for dependent childOrder, contentsRights and duties of dependency guardian.
13.34.233Guardianship for dependent childModification or termination of orderHearingTermination of guardianship.
13.34.234Guardianship for dependent childDependency guardianship subsidies.
13.34.235Guardianship for dependent childReview hearing requirements not applicableException.
13.34.237Guardianship for dependent childSubject to dependency and termination of parent-child relationship provisionsExceptionsRequest to convert dependency guardianship to guardianshipDismissal of dependency.
13.34.240Acts, records, and proceedings of Indian tribe or band given full faith and credit.
13.34.245Voluntary consent to foster care placement for Indian childValidationWithdrawal of consentTermination.
13.34.260Foster home placementParental preferencesFoster parent contact with birth parents encouraged.
13.34.265Foster home placementConsiderations.
13.34.267Extended foster care servicesMaintenance of dependency proceedingPlacement, care of youthAppointment of counselCase plan.
13.34.268Extended foster care servicesVoluntary placement agreementDeclinePetition for dependency.
13.34.270Child with developmental disabilityOut-of-home placementPermanency planning hearing.
13.34.300Relevance of failure to cause juvenile to attend school to neglect petition.
13.34.315Health careEvaluation and treatment.
13.34.320Inpatient mental health treatmentWhen parental consent requiredHearing.
13.34.330Inpatient mental health treatmentPlacement.
13.34.340Release of recordsDisclosure to treating physician.
13.34.350Dependent childrenInformation sharingGuidelines.
13.34.360Transfer of newborn to qualified personCriminal liabilityNotification to child protective servicesDefinitions.
13.34.370Evaluation of partiesSelection of evaluators.
13.34.380Visitation policies and protocolsDevelopmentElements.
13.34.385Petition for visitationRelatives of dependent childrenNoticeModification of orderEffect of granting the petitionRetroactive application.
13.34.390Comprehensive services for drug-affected and alcohol-affected mothers and infants.
13.34.400Child welfare proceedingsPlacementDocumentation.
13.34.410Psychosexual evaluation.
13.34.420Qualified residential treatment programRequirements.
13.34.425Qualified residential treatment programPlacementHearing.
13.34.430Social studyRequired information.
13.34.435Washington state center for court researchAttorney-client privilege.
13.34.440Federal waivers.
13.34.800Drug-affected and alcohol-affected infantsModel project.
13.34.801RulesDefinition of "drug-affected infant."
13.34.802RulesDefinition of "alcohol-affected infant."
13.34.820Permanency for dependent childrenAnnual report.
13.34.830Child protection and child welfareRacial disproportionalityEvaluationReport.
13.34.900ConstructionChapter applicable to state registered domestic partnerships2009 c 521.
13.34.901ConstructionPrevention services.


Family preservation services: Chapter 74.14C RCW.
Foster placement prevention: Chapter 74.14C RCW.
Implementation of chapters 13.32A and 13.34 RCW: RCW 74.13.036.
Information about rights: RCW 26.44.100 through 26.44.120.
Juvenile may be both dependent and an offender: RCW 13.04.300.
Out-of-home careSocial study required: RCW 74.13.065.
Out-of-home placement: RCW 13.32A.140 through 13.32A.190.
Procedures for families in conflict, interstate compact to apply, when: RCW 13.32A.110.
Therapeutic family home program for youth in custody under chapter 13.34 RCW: RCW 74.13.170.
Transitional living programs for youth in the process of being emancipated: RCW 74.13.037.