§ 26.10.010 Intent
§ 26.10.015 Mandatory use of approved forms
§ 26.10.020 Civil practice to govern — Designation of proceedings — Decrees
§ 26.10.030 Child custody proceeding — Commencement — Notice — Intervention
§ 26.10.032 Child custody motion — Affidavit required — Notice — Denial of motion — Show cause hearing
§ 26.10.034 Petitions — Indian child statement — Application of federal Indian child welfare act
§ 26.10.040 Provisions for child support, custody, and visitation — Federal tax exemption — Continuing restraining orders — Domestic violence or antiharassment protection orders — Notice of modification or termination
§ 26.10.045 Child support schedule
§ 26.10.050 Child support by parents — Apportionment of expense
§ 26.10.060 Health insurance coverage — Conditions
§ 26.10.070 Minor or dependent child — Court appointed attorney to represent — Payment of costs, fees, and disbursements
§ 26.10.080 Payment of costs, attorney’s fees, etc
§ 26.10.090 Failure to comply with decree or temporary injunction — Obligation to make support payments or permit visitation not suspended — Motion
§ 26.10.100 Determination of custody — Child’s best interests
§ 26.10.110 Temporary custody order — Vacation of order
§ 26.10.115 Temporary orders — Support — Restraining orders — Domestic violence or antiharassment protection orders — Notice of modification or termination of restraining order — Preservation of support debt
§ 26.10.120 Interview with child by court — Advice of professional personnel
§ 26.10.130 Investigation and report
§ 26.10.135 Custody orders — Background information to be consulted
§ 26.10.140 Hearing — Record — Expenses of witnesses
§ 26.10.150 Access to child’s education and medical records
§ 26.10.160 Visitation rights — Limitations
§ 26.10.170 Powers and duties of custodian — Supervision by appropriate agency when necessary
§ 26.10.180 Remedies when a child is taken, enticed, or concealed
§ 26.10.190 Petitions for modification and proceedings concerning relocation of child — Assessment of attorneys’ fees
§ 26.10.200 Temporary custody order or modification of custody decree — Affidavits required
§ 26.10.210 Venue
§ 26.10.220 Restraining orders — Notice — Refusal to comply — Arrest — Penalty — Defense — Peace officers, immunity
§ 26.10.910 Short title — 1987 c 460

Terms Used In Washington Code > Chapter 26.10

  • 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.
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Appellate: About appeals; an appellate court has the power to review the judgement of another lower court or tribunal.
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Bail: Security given for the release of a criminal defendant or witness from legal custody (usually in the form of money) to secure his/her appearance on the day and time appointed.
  • Chambers: A judge's office.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • 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: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • 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.
  • Legislative session: That part of a chamber's daily session in which it considers legislative business (bills, resolutions, and actions related thereto).
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • 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
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Pleadings: Written statements of the parties in a civil case of their positions. In the federal courts, the principal pleadings are the complaint and the answer.
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Temporary restraining order: Prohibits a person from an action that is likely to cause irreparable harm. This differs from an injunction in that it may be granted immediately, without notice to the opposing party, and without a hearing. It is intended to last only until a hearing can be held.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.