§ 26.21A.005 Short title
§ 26.21A.010 Definitions
§ 26.21A.015 State tribunal and support enforcement agency
§ 26.21A.020 Remedies cumulative
§ 26.21A.025 Application of chapter to resident of foreign country and foreign support proceeding
§ 26.21A.100 Bases for jurisdiction over nonresident
§ 26.21A.106 Duration of personal jurisdiction
§ 26.21A.110 Initiating and responding tribunal of this state
§ 26.21A.115 Simultaneous proceedings
§ 26.21A.120 Continuing, exclusive jurisdiction to modify child support order
§ 26.21A.125 Continuing jurisdiction to enforce child support order
§ 26.21A.130 Determination of controlling child support order
§ 26.21A.135 Child support orders for two or more obligees
§ 26.21A.140 Credit for payments
§ 26.21A.146 Application of chapter to nonresident subject to personal jurisdiction
§ 26.21A.150 Continuing, exclusive jurisdiction to modify spousal support order
§ 26.21A.200 Proceedings under this chapter
§ 26.21A.205 Proceeding by minor parent
§ 26.21A.210 Application of law of this state
§ 26.21A.215 Duties of initiating tribunal
§ 26.21A.220 Duties and powers of responding tribunal
§ 26.21A.225 Inappropriate tribunal
§ 26.21A.230 Duties of support enforcement agency
§ 26.21A.235 Duty of state official or agency
§ 26.21A.240 Private counsel
§ 26.21A.245 Duties of state information agency
§ 26.21A.250 Pleadings and accompanying documents
§ 26.21A.255 Nondisclosure of information in exceptional circumstances
§ 26.21A.260 Costs and fees
§ 26.21A.265 Limited immunity of petitioner
§ 26.21A.270 Nonparentage as defense
§ 26.21A.275 Special rules of evidence and procedure
§ 26.21A.280 Communications between tribunals
§ 26.21A.285 Assistance with discovery
§ 26.21A.290 Receipt and disbursement of payments
§ 26.21A.350 Establishment of support order
§ 26.21A.355 Proceeding to determine parentage
§ 26.21A.400 Employer’s receipt of income-withholding order of another state
§ 26.21A.405 Employer’s compliance with income-withholding order of another state
§ 26.21A.410 Employer’s compliance with two or more income-withholding orders
§ 26.21A.415 Immunity from civil liability
§ 26.21A.420 Penalties for noncompliance
§ 26.21A.425 Contest by obligor
§ 26.21A.430 Administrative enforcement of orders
§ 26.21A.500 Registration of order for enforcement
§ 26.21A.505 Procedure to register order for enforcement
§ 26.21A.510 Effect of registration for enforcement
§ 26.21A.515 Choice of law
§ 26.21A.520 Notice of registration of order
§ 26.21A.525 Procedure to contest validity or enforcement of registered support order
§ 26.21A.530 Contest of registration or enforcement
§ 26.21A.535 Confirmed order
§ 26.21A.540 Procedure to register child support order of another state for modification
§ 26.21A.545 Effect of registration for modification
§ 26.21A.550 Modification of child support order of another state
§ 26.21A.555 Recognition of order modified in another state
§ 26.21A.560 Jurisdiction to modify child support order of another state when individual parties reside in this state
§ 26.21A.565 Notice to issuing tribunal of modification
§ 26.21A.570 Jurisdiction to modify child support order of foreign country
§ 26.21A.575 Procedure to register child support order of foreign country for modification
§ 26.21A.601 Definitions
§ 26.21A.603 Applicability
§ 26.21A.605 Relationship of department of social and health services to United States central authority
§ 26.21A.607 Initiation by department of social and health services of support proceeding under convention
§ 26.21A.610 Direct request
§ 26.21A.613 Registration of convention support order
§ 26.21A.615 Contest of registered convention support order
§ 26.21A.617 Recognition and enforcement of registered convention support order
§ 26.21A.620 Partial enforcement
§ 26.21A.623 Foreign support agreement
§ 26.21A.625 Modification of convention child support order
§ 26.21A.627 Personal information — Limit on use
§ 26.21A.630 Record in original language — English translation
§ 26.21A.650 Grounds for rendition
§ 26.21A.655 Conditions of rendition
§ 26.21A.900 Effective date — 2002 c 198
§ 26.21A.905 Uniformity of application and construction
§ 26.21A.907 Transitional provision
§ 26.21A.915 Captions, part headings, and articles not part of law — 2002 c 198

Terms Used In Washington Code > Chapter 26.21A

  • 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.
  • Allegation: something that someone says happened.
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • 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.
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Beneficiary: A person who is entitled to receive the benefits or proceeds of a will, trust, insurance policy, retirement plan, annuity, or other contract. Source: OCC
  • 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.
  • Decedent: A deceased person.
  • Deposition: An oral statement made before an officer authorized by law to administer oaths. Such statements are often taken to examine potential witnesses, to obtain discovery, or to be used later in trial.
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • 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.
  • Extradition: The formal process of delivering an accused or convicted person from authorities in one state to authorities in another state.
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • 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.
  • Hearsay: Statements by a witness who did not see or hear the incident in question but heard about it from someone else. Hearsay is usually not admissible as evidence in court.
  • 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.
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • Oath: A promise to tell the truth.
  • 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
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • 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.