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December 3, 2020

26.50.135. Residential placement or custody of a child -- Prerequisite

(1) Before granting an order under this chapter directing residential placement of a child or restraining or limiting a party’s contact with a child, the court shall consult the judicial information system, if available, to determine the pendency of other proceedings involving the residential placement of any child of the parties for whom residential placement has been requested.

(2) Jurisdictional issues regarding out-of-state proceedings involving the custody or residential placement of any child of the parties shall be governed by the uniform child custody jurisdiction act, chapter 26.27 RCW.