Chapter 26.40 RCW



26.40.010Declaration of purpose.
26.40.020Removal, denial of parental responsibilityCommitment not an admission requirement to any school.
26.40.030Petition by parent for order of commitmentGrounds.
26.40.040Petition by parent for order of commitmentContentsWho may be co-custodiansEffective date.
26.40.050Petition by parent for order of commitmentHearingWritten consent of co-custodians required.
26.40.060Notice, copies, filing of order of commitment.
26.40.070Petition by parent for rescission, change in co-custodians, determination of parental responsibility.
26.40.080Health and welfare of committed childState and co-custodian responsibilities.
26.40.090Petition by co-custodians for rescission of commitmentHearing.
26.40.100Chapter does not affect commitments under other laws.


Child welfare agencies: Chapter 74.15 RCW.
Council for children and families: Chapter 43.121 RCW.
Juvenile courts and offenders: Title 13 RCW.
Mental illness: Chapter 71.05 RCW.
Special education: Chapter 28A.155 RCW.
State institutions: Title 72 RCW.
Temporary assistance for needy familiesChild welfare servicesServices to children with disabilities: Chapter 74.12 RCW.