26.50.021  <<  26.50.025 >>   26.50.030

Orders under this chapter and chapter 26.09, 26.10, or 26.26 RCWEnforcementConsolidation.

(1) Any order available under this chapter may be issued in actions under chapter 26.09, 26.10, or * 26.26 RCW. If an order for protection is issued in an action under chapter 26.09, 26.10, or * 26.26 RCW, the order shall be issued on the forms mandated by RCW 26.50.035(1). An order issued in accordance with this subsection is fully enforceable and shall be enforced under the provisions of this chapter.
(2) If a party files an action under chapter 26.09, 26.10, or * 26.26 RCW, an order issued previously under this chapter between the same parties may be consolidated by the court under that action and cause number. Any order issued under this chapter after consolidation shall contain the original cause number and the cause number of the action under chapter 26.09, 26.10, or * 26.26 RCW. Relief under this chapter shall not be denied or delayed on the grounds that the relief is available in another action.

NOTES:

*Reviser's note: Chapter 26.26 RCW was repealed by 2018 c 6 § 907, effective January 1, 2019, with the exception of RCW 26.26.065, 26.26.130 through 26.26.190, and 26.26.270, which were recodified as RCW 26.26B.010 through 26.26B.120, effective January 1, 2019. For later enactment of the uniform parentage act, see chapter 26.26A RCW.
Severability1995 c 246: See note following RCW 26.50.010.
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