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Legal Statutes: Washington

UPDATED August 10, 2017

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Chapter 7.90. Sexual Assault Protection Order Act

back to top7.90.030. Petition--Who may file

(1) A petition for a sexual assault protection order may be filed by a person:

(a) Who does not qualify for a protection order under chapter 26.50 RCW and who is a victim of nonconsensual sexual conduct or nonconsensual sexual penetration, including a single incident of nonconsensual sexual conduct or nonconsensual sexual penetration; or

(b) On behalf of any of the following persons who is a victim of nonconsensual sexual conduct or nonconsensual sexual penetration and who does not qualify for a protection order under chapter 26.50 RCW:

(i) A minor child;

(ii) A vulnerable adult as defined in RCW 74.34.020 or 74.34.021; or

(iii) Any other adult who, because of age, disability, health, or inaccessibility, cannot file the petition.
[2007 c 212 § 2, eff. July 22, 2007; 2006 c 138 § 3, eff. June 7, 2006.]