71A.10.020  <<  71A.10.030 >>   71A.10.040

Civil and parental rights not affected.

(1) The existence of developmental disabilities does not affect the civil rights of the person with the developmental disability except as otherwise provided by law.
(2) The secretary's determination under RCW 71A.16.040 that a person is eligible for services under this title shall not deprive the person of any civil rights or privileges. The secretary's determination alone shall not constitute cause to declare the person to be legally incompetent.
(3) This title shall not be construed to deprive the parent or parents of any parental rights with relation to a child residing in a residential habilitation center, except as provided in this title for the orderly operation of such residential habilitation centers.
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