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Legal Statutes: Washington

UPDATED August 10, 2017

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Chapter 7.92. Jennifer Paulson Stalking Protection Order Act

back to top7.92.040. Petition--Who may file

A petition for a stalking protection order may be filed by a person:

(1) Who does not qualify for a protection order under chapter 26.50 RCW and who is a victim of stalking conduct; or

(2) On behalf of any of the following persons who is a victim of stalking conduct and who does not qualify for a protection order under chapter 26.50 RCW:

(a) A minor child, where the petitioner is a parent, a legal custodian, or, where the respondent is not a parent, an adult with whom the child is currently residing; or

(b) A vulnerable adult as defined in RCW 74.34.020 and where the petitioner is an interested person as defined in *RCW 74.34.020(10).

[2013 c 84 § 4, eff. July 28, 2013.]