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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 top26.09.197. Issuance of temporary parenting plan -- Criteria

After considering the affidavit required by RCW 26.09.194(1) and other relevant evidence presented, the court shall make a temporary parenting plan that is in the best interest of the child. In making this determination, the court shall give particular consideration to:

(1) The relative strength, nature, and stability of the child's relationship with each parent; and

(2) Which parenting arrangements will cause the least disruption to the child's emotional stability while the action is pending.

The court shall also consider the factors used to determine residential provisions in the permanent parenting plan.
2007 c 496 § 604; 1987 c 460 § 14.