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Legal Statutes: Washington

UPDATED August 10, 2017

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Chapter 26.09. Dissolution of Marriage - Legal Separation

back to top26.09.165. Court orders -- Required language

All court orders containing parenting plan provisions or orders of contempt, entered pursuant to RCW 26.09.160, shall include the following language:
 
 WARNING: VIOLATION OF THE RESIDENTIAL PROVISIONS OF THIS ORDER WITH ACTUAL KNOWLEDGE OF ITS TERMS IS PUNISHABLE BY CONTEMPT OF COURT, AND MAY BE A CRIMINAL OFFENSE UNDER RCW 9A.40.060(2) or 9A.40.070(2). VIOLATION OF THIS ORDER MAY SUBJECT A VIOLATOR TO ARREST.
1994 c 162 § 2; 1989 c 318 § 4.