§ 26.18.010 Legislative findings
§ 26.18.020 Definitions
§ 26.18.030 Application — Liberal construction
§ 26.18.035 Other civil and criminal remedies applicable
§ 26.18.040 Support or maintenance proceedings
§ 26.18.050 Failure to comply with support or maintenance order — Contempt action — Order to show cause — Bench warrant — Continuing jurisdiction
§ 26.18.055 Child support liens
§ 26.18.070 Mandatory wage assignment — Petition or motion
§ 26.18.080 Wage assignment order — Issuance — Information transmitted to state support registry
§ 26.18.090 Wage assignment order — Contents — Amounts — Apportionment of disbursements
§ 26.18.100 Wage assignment order — Form
§ 26.18.110 Wage assignment order — Employer’s answer, duties, and liability — Priorities
§ 26.18.120 Wage assignment order — Employer’s answer — Form
§ 26.18.130 Wage assignment order — Service
§ 26.18.140 Hearing to quash, modify, or terminate wage assignment order — Grounds — Alternate payment plan
§ 26.18.150 Bond or other security
§ 26.18.160 Costs
§ 26.18.170 Medical support — Enforcement — Rules
§ 26.18.180 Liability of employer or union — Penalties
§ 26.18.190 Compensation paid by agency, self-insurer, social security administration, or veterans’ administration on behalf of child
§ 26.18.210 Child support data report
§ 26.18.220 Standard court forms — Mandatory use
§ 26.18.230 Residential time summary report form
§ 26.18.240 Extension of rights and responsibilities — Domestic partnerships
§ 26.18.901 Construction — Chapter applicable to state registered domestic partnerships — 2009 c 521

Terms Used In Washington Code > Chapter 26.18

  • 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.
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • 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.
  • Garnishment: Generally, garnishment is a court proceeding in which a creditor asks a court to order a third party who owes money to the debtor or otherwise holds assets belonging to the debtor to turn over to the creditor any of the debtor
  • 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.
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • 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
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • 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.
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.