§ 13.32A.010 Legislative findings and intent
§ 13.32A.015 At-risk youth services — Intent
§ 13.32A.020 Short title
§ 13.32A.030 Definitions — Regulating leave from semi-secure facility
§ 13.32A.040 Family reconciliation services
§ 13.32A.080 Unlawful harboring of a minor — Penalty — Defense — Prosecution of adult for involving child in commission of offense
§ 13.32A.082 Providing shelter to minor — Requirement to notify parent, law enforcement, or department
§ 13.32A.084 Providing shelter to minor — Immunity from liability
§ 13.32A.085 Unlicensed youth shelter or unlicensed runaway and homeless youth program — Private right of action or claim
§ 13.32A.086 Duty of law enforcement agencies to identify runaway children under RCW 43.43.510
§ 13.32A.100 Family reconciliation services for child in out-of-home placement
§ 13.32A.110 Interstate compact to apply, when
§ 13.32A.120 Out-of-home placement — Agreement, continuation — Petition to approve or continue
§ 13.32A.125 Temporary out-of-home placement in semi-secure crisis residential center
§ 13.32A.128 Child admitted to secure facility — Limitations
§ 13.32A.140 Out-of-home placement — Child in need of services petition by department — Procedure
§ 13.32A.150 Out-of-home placement — Child in need of services petition by child or parent
§ 13.32A.152 Child in need of services petition — Service on parents — Notice to department — Petitions regarding Indian children
§ 13.32A.160 Out-of-home placement — Court action upon filing of child in need of services petition — Child placement
§ 13.32A.170 Out-of-home placement — Fact-finding hearing
§ 13.32A.175 Out-of-home placement — Contribution to child’s support — Enforcement of order
§ 13.32A.177 Out-of-home placement — Determination of support payments
§ 13.32A.178 Out-of-home placement — Child support — Exceptions
§ 13.32A.179 Out-of-home placement — Disposition hearing — Court order — Dispositional plan — Child subject to contempt proceedings — Dismissal of order at request of department or parent
§ 13.32A.180 Out-of-home placement — Court order — No placement in secure residence
§ 13.32A.190 Out-of-home placement dispositional order — Review hearings — Time limitation on out-of-home placement — Termination of placement at request of parent
§ 13.32A.191 At-risk youth — Petition by parent
§ 13.32A.192 At-risk youth petition — Prehearing procedures
§ 13.32A.194 At-risk youth petition — Court procedures
§ 13.32A.196 At-risk youth petition — Dispositional hearing
§ 13.32A.197 Disposition hearing — Additional orders for specialized treatment — Review hearings — Limitation — Use of state funds
§ 13.32A.198 At-risk youth — Review by court
§ 13.32A.200 Hearings under chapter — Time or place — Public excluded
§ 13.32A.205 Acceptance of petitions by court — Damages
§ 13.32A.210 Foster home placement — Parental preferences
§ 13.32A.250 Failure to comply with order as civil contempt — Motion — Penalties
§ 13.32A.270 Youth who have been diverted — Alleged prostitution or prostitution loitering offenses — Services and treatment
§ 13.32A.300 No entitlement to services created by chapter

Terms Used In Washington Code > Chapter 13.32A

  • Abuse or neglect: means the injury, sexual abuse, sexual exploitation, negligent treatment, or maltreatment of a child by any person under circumstances that indicate the child's health, welfare, and safety is harmed, excluding conduct permitted under RCW 9A. See Washington Code 13.32A.030
  • Administrator: means the individual who has the daily administrative responsibility of a crisis residential center, or his or her designee. See Washington Code 13.32A.030
  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • At-risk youth: means a juvenile:
Washington Code 13.32A.030
  • Child in need of services: means a juvenile:
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  • Child in need of services petition: means a petition filed in juvenile court by a parent, child, or the department seeking adjudication of placement of the child. See Washington Code 13.32A.030
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Crisis residential center: means a secure or semi-secure facility established pursuant to chapter 74. See Washington Code 13.32A.030
  • Custodian: means the person or entity that has the legal right to custody of the child. See Washington Code 13.32A.030
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Department: means the department of children, youth, and families. See Washington Code 13.32A.030
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • Entitlement: A Federal program or provision of law that requires payments to any person or unit of government that meets the eligibility criteria established by law. Entitlements constitute a binding obligation on the part of the Federal Government, and eligible recipients have legal recourse if the obligation is not fulfilled. Social Security and veterans' compensation and pensions are examples of entitlement programs.
  • Equitable: Pertaining to civil suits in "equity" rather than in "law." In English legal history, the courts of "law" could order the payment of damages and could afford no other remedy. See damages. A separate court of "equity" could order someone to do something or to cease to do something. See, e.g., injunction. In American jurisprudence, the federal courts have both legal and equitable power, but the distinction is still an important one. For example, a trial by jury is normally available in "law" cases but not in "equity" cases. Source: U.S. Courts
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Guardian: means the person or agency that (a) has been appointed as the guardian of a child in a legal proceeding other than a proceeding under chapter 13. See Washington Code 13.32A.030
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Multidisciplinary team: means a group formed to provide assistance and support to a child who is an at-risk youth or a child in need of services and his or her parent. See Washington Code 13.32A.030
  • Out-of-home placement: means a placement in a foster family home or group care facility licensed pursuant to chapter 74. See Washington Code 13.32A.030
  • Parent: includes custodian or guardian. See Washington Code 13.32A.030
  • person: may be construed to include the United States, this state, or any state or territory, or any public or private corporation or limited liability company, as well as an individual. See Washington Code 1.16.080
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • Probation officers: Screen applicants for pretrial release and monitor convicted offenders released under court supervision.
  • Recourse: An arrangement in which a bank retains, in form or in substance, any credit risk directly or indirectly associated with an asset it has sold (in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles) that exceeds a pro rata share of the bank's claim on the asset. If a bank has no claim on an asset it has sold, then the retention of any credit risk is recourse. Source: FDIC
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • Secure facility: means a crisis residential center, or portion thereof, that has locking doors, locking windows, or a secured perimeter, designed and operated to prevent a child from leaving without permission of the facility staff. See Washington Code 13.32A.030
  • Semi-secure facility: means any facility, including but not limited to crisis residential centers or specialized foster family homes, operated in a manner to reasonably assure that youth placed there will not run away. See Washington Code 13.32A.030
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • Temporary out-of-home placement: means an out-of-home placement of not more than fourteen days ordered by the court at a fact-finding hearing on a child in need of services petition. See Washington Code 13.32A.030
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.