Chapter 26.26A RCW



HTMLPDF 26.26A.005Short title2018 c 6.
HTMLPDF 26.26A.010Definitions.
HTMLPDF 26.26A.020Scope.
HTMLPDF 26.26A.030Authorized courts.
HTMLPDF 26.26A.040Choice of law.
HTMLPDF 26.26A.050Data privacy.
HTMLPDF 26.26A.060Provisions applicable to father-child relationship also applicable to mother-child relationship and vice versa.
HTMLPDF 26.26A.070Mandatory use of approved forms and format rules.
HTMLPDF 26.26A.100Establishment of parent-child relationship.
HTMLPDF 26.26A.105No discrimination based on marital status of parent.
HTMLPDF 26.26A.110Consequences of establishing parentage.
HTMLPDF 26.26A.115Presumption of parentage.
HTMLPDF 26.26A.120Rule-making authorityRCW 26.26A.115.
HTMLPDF 26.26A.125Filing feeAssertion of parentage.
HTMLPDF 26.26A.200Acknowledgment of parentage.
HTMLPDF 26.26A.205Execution of acknowledgment of parentage.
HTMLPDF 26.26A.210Denial of parentage.
HTMLPDF 26.26A.215Acknowledgment or denial of parentageRequirements.
HTMLPDF 26.26A.220Effect of acknowledgment or denial of parentage.
HTMLPDF 26.26A.225Filing feeAcknowledgment or denial of parentage.
HTMLPDF 26.26A.230Ratification of an unchallenged acknowledgment of parentage barred.
HTMLPDF 26.26A.235Procedure for rescission of an acknowledgment or denial of parentage.
HTMLPDF 26.26A.240Challenge after expiration of period for rescission.
HTMLPDF 26.26A.245Procedure for challenge of an acknowledgment or denial of parentage by signatory.
HTMLPDF 26.26A.250Full faith and credit.
HTMLPDF 26.26A.255Forms for acknowledgment or denial of parentage.
HTMLPDF 26.26A.260Release of information relating to an acknowledgment or denial of parentage.
HTMLPDF 26.26A.265Rule-making authorityRCW 26.26A.200 through 26.26A.265.
HTMLPDF 26.26A.300DefinitionsGenetic testingRCW 26.26A.300 through 26.26A.355.
HTMLPDF 26.26A.305ScopeLimitation on use of genetic testing.
HTMLPDF 26.26A.310Authority to order or deny genetic testing.
HTMLPDF 26.26A.315Requirements for genetic testing.
HTMLPDF 26.26A.320Report of genetic testing.
HTMLPDF 26.26A.325Genetic testing resultsChallenge to results.
HTMLPDF 26.26A.330Cost of genetic testing.
HTMLPDF 26.26A.335Additional genetic testing.
HTMLPDF 26.26A.340Genetic testing when specimen not available.
HTMLPDF 26.26A.345Genetic testingDeceased individual.
HTMLPDF 26.26A.350Genetic testingIdentical siblings.
HTMLPDF 26.26A.355Confidentiality of genetic testingPenalty.
Nature of Proceeding
HTMLPDF 26.26A.400Proceeding to adjudicate parentageAuthorization.
HTMLPDF 26.26A.405Standing to maintain proceeding to adjudicate parentage.
HTMLPDF 26.26A.410Notice of proceeding to adjudicate parentage.
HTMLPDF 26.26A.415Proceeding to adjudicate parentagePersonal jurisdiction.
HTMLPDF 26.26A.420Proceeding to adjudicate parentageVenue.
Special Rules for Proceeding to Adjudicate Parentage
HTMLPDF 26.26A.425Proceeding to adjudicate parentageAdmissibility of results of genetic testing.
HTMLPDF 26.26A.430Adjudicating parentage of child with alleged genetic parent.
HTMLPDF 26.26A.435Adjudicating parentage of child with presumed parent.
HTMLPDF 26.26A.440Adjudicating claim of de facto parentage of child.
HTMLPDF 26.26A.445Adjudicating parentage of child with acknowledged parent.
HTMLPDF 26.26A.450Adjudicating parentage of child with adjudicated parent.
HTMLPDF 26.26A.455Adjudicating parentage of child of assisted reproduction.
HTMLPDF 26.26A.460Adjudicating competing claims of parentage.
HTMLPDF 26.26A.465Precluding establishment of parentage by perpetrator of sexual assault.
Hearing and Adjudication
HTMLPDF 26.26A.470Proceeding to adjudicate parentageTemporary child support orders, restraining orders, preliminary injunctions, domestic violence protection orders, antiharassment protection orders, and other court ordersPreservation of support debt.
HTMLPDF 26.26A.475Combining a proceeding to adjudicate parentage with other proceedings.
HTMLPDF 26.26A.480Proceeding to adjudicate parentageBefore birth of child.
HTMLPDF 26.26A.485Proceeding to adjudicate parentageChild as partyRepresentation.
HTMLPDF 26.26A.490Proceeding to adjudicate parentageWithout jury.
HTMLPDF 26.26A.500Proceeding to adjudicate parentageHearingInspection of records.
HTMLPDF 26.26A.505Proceeding to adjudicate parentageDismissal for want of prosecutionWithout prejudice.
HTMLPDF 26.26A.510Order adjudicating parentage.
HTMLPDF 26.26A.515Binding effect of determination of parentage.
HTMLPDF 26.26A.600ScopeAssisted reproductionRCW 26.26A.600 through 26.26A.635.
HTMLPDF 26.26A.605Assisted reproductionParental status of donor.
HTMLPDF 26.26A.610Parentage of child of assisted reproduction.
HTMLPDF 26.26A.615Consent to assisted reproduction.
HTMLPDF 26.26A.620Assisted reproductionLimitation on spouse's dispute of parentage.
HTMLPDF 26.26A.625Assisted reproductionEffect of certain legal proceedings regarding marriage or domestic partnership.
HTMLPDF 26.26A.630Assisted reproductionWithdrawal of consent.
HTMLPDF 26.26A.635Assisted reproductionParental status of deceased individual.
General Requirements
HTMLPDF 26.26A.700DefinitionsSurrogacy agreementRCW 26.26A.700 through 26.26A.785.
HTMLPDF 26.26A.705Eligibility to enter gestational or genetic surrogacy agreement.
HTMLPDF 26.26A.710Requirements of gestational or genetic surrogacy agreementProcess.
HTMLPDF 26.26A.715Requirements of gestational or genetic surrogacy agreementContent.
HTMLPDF 26.26A.720Surrogacy agreementEffect of subsequent change of marital status.
HTMLPDF 26.26A.725Surrogacy agreementInspection of documents.
HTMLPDF 26.26A.730Surrogacy agreementVenueExclusive, continuing jurisdiction.
Special Rules for Gestational Surrogacy Agreement
HTMLPDF 26.26A.735Gestational surrogacy agreementTermination.
HTMLPDF 26.26A.740Gestational surrogacy agreementParentage.
HTMLPDF 26.26A.745Gestational surrogacy agreementParentage of deceased intended parent.
HTMLPDF 26.26A.750Gestational surrogacy agreementOrder of parentage.
HTMLPDF 26.26A.755Gestational surrogacy agreementEffect.
Special Rules for Genetic Surrogacy Agreement
HTMLPDF 26.26A.760Genetic surrogacy agreementRequirements for validation.
HTMLPDF 26.26A.765Genetic surrogacy agreementTermination.
HTMLPDF 26.26A.770Validated genetic surrogacy agreementParentage.
HTMLPDF 26.26A.775Nonvalidated genetic surrogacy agreementEffect.
HTMLPDF 26.26A.780Genetic surrogacy agreementParentage of deceased intended parent.
HTMLPDF 26.26A.785Genetic surrogacy agreementBreach.
HTMLPDF 26.26A.800DefinitionsInformation about donorRCW 26.26A.800 through 26.26A.825.
HTMLPDF 26.26A.805ApplicabilityRCW 26.26A.800 through 26.26A.825.
HTMLPDF 26.26A.810Collection of information about donor.
HTMLPDF 26.26A.815Information about donorDeclaration regarding identity disclosure to child conceived by assisted reproduction.
HTMLPDF 26.26A.820Information about donorDisclosure of identifying information and medical history on request of a child conceived by assisted reproductionAccess to nonidentifying medical history.
HTMLPDF 26.26A.825Information about donorRecordkeeping duty of gamete bank or fertility clinic.
HTMLPDF 26.26A.900Uniformity of application and construction2018 c 6.
HTMLPDF 26.26A.901Relation to electronic signatures in global and national commerce act.
HTMLPDF 26.26A.902Transitional provisionApplicability to pending proceedings.
HTMLPDF 26.26A.903Effective date2018 c 6.


Arrest without warrant in domestic violence cases: RCW 10.31.100.
Child support enforcement: Chapter 26.18 RCW.
Child support registry: Chapter 26.23 RCW.