§ 26.60.010 Finding
§ 26.60.015 Intent
§ 26.60.020 Definitions
§ 26.60.025 Definition–Domestic partnership
§ 26.60.030 Requirements
§ 26.60.040 Registration–Records–Fees
§ 26.60.060 Domestic partnerships created by subdivisions of the state
§ 26.60.070 Patient visitation
§ 26.60.080 Community property rights–Date of application
§ 26.60.090 Reciprocity
§ 26.60.100 Application for marriage–Dissolution of partnership by marriage–Automatic merger of partnership into marriage–Legal date of marriage
§ 26.60.900 Part headings not law–2008 c 6
§ 26.60.901 Severability–2008 c 6

Terms Used In Washington Code > Chapter 26.60 - State registered domestic partnerships

  • Common law: The legal system that originated in England and is now in use in the United States. It is based on judicial decisions rather than legislative action.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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.