Chapter 26.40 RCW



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