These documents are currently being revised to incorporate the changes made during the 2024 Legislative Session. Please consult the Sections Affected Table for changes made during the 2024 Legislative Session.

9.94A.7708  <<  9.94A.7709 >>   9.94A.772

Legal financial obligationsWage assignmentsRecovery of costs, attorneys' fees.

In any action to enforce legal financial obligations under this chapter, the prevailing party is entitled to a recovery of costs, including an award for reasonable attorneys' fees. An obligor may not be considered a prevailing party under this section unless the obligee has acted in bad faith in connection with the proceeding in question.
[ 1989 c 252 § 17. Formerly RCW 9.94A.2009.]


PurposeProspective applicationEffective datesSeverability1989 c 252: See notes following RCW 9.94A.030.
Site Contents
Selected content listed in alphabetical order under each group