18.39.220  <<  18.39.231 >>   18.39.240

Prohibited advice and transactionsExceptionsRulesPenalty.

(1) A licensee shall not, in conjunction with any professional services performed for compensation under this chapter, provide financial or investment advice to any person other than a family member, represent any person in a real estate transaction, or act as an agent under a power of attorney for any person. However, this section shall not be deemed to prohibit a funeral establishment from entering into prearrangement funeral service contracts in accordance with this chapter or to prohibit a funeral director from providing advice about government or insurance benefits.
(2) A violation of this section is a gross misdemeanor and is grounds for disciplinary action.
(3) The board shall adopt rules as the board deems necessary to prevent unethical financial dealings between licensees and their clients.


IntentEffective date2003 c 53: See notes following RCW 2.48.180.
Severability1986 c 259: See note following RCW 18.130.010.
Effective dates1982 c 66: See note following RCW 18.39.240.
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