Chapter 11.90 RCW

UNIFORM ADULT GUARDIANSHIP AND PROTECTIVE PROCEEDINGS JURISDICTION ACT

Sections
GENERAL PROVISIONS
Short title.
Definitions.
Foreign country treatment.
Communications with out-of-state courts.
Requests between in-state and out-of-state courts.
Testimony and documentary evidence from another state.
JURISDICTION
Definitions.
Exclusive jurisdictional basis.
Appointing a guardian or issuing a protective order.
Special jurisdiction.
Exclusive jurisdiction for court appointing a guardian or issuing a protective order.
In-state court declining jurisdiction.
Jurisdiction required by unjustifiable conduct.
Notice of petition requirements when not respondent's home state on filing date.
Rules when guardian appointment or protective order petition is filed in Washington and another state.
TRANSFER OF GUARDIANSHIP
Procedure for transfer of guardianship to an out-of-state court.
Procedures for transfer of guardianship or conservatorship to Washington.
Registering out-of-state guardianship.
Registering an out-of-state protective order.
Enforcement of guardianship or protective order from another state.
MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS
Uniformity.
Application of the federal electronic signatures in global and national commerce act.
Application.
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