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Legal Statutes: Washington

UPDATED August 10, 2017

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Chapter 10.14. Harassment

back to top10.14.120. Disobedience of order - Penalties

Any willful disobedience by a respondent age eighteen years or over of any temporary antiharassment protection order or civil antiharassment protection order issued under this chapter subjects the respondent to criminal penalties under this chapter. Any respondent age eighteen years or over who willfully disobeys the terms of any order issued under this chapter may also, in the court's discretion, be found in contempt of court and subject to penalties under chapter 7.21 RCW. Any respondent under the age of eighteen years who willfully disobeys the terms of an order issued under this chapter may, in the court's discretion, be found in contempt of court and subject to the sanction specified in RCW 7.21.030(4).

History: [2001 c 260 § 4; 1989 c 373 § 14; 1987 c 280 § 12.]