Chapter 13.34 RCW



HTMLPDF 13.34.010Short title.
HTMLPDF 13.34.020Legislative declaration of family unit as resource to be nurturedRights of child.
HTMLPDF 13.34.025Child dependency casesCoordination of servicesRemedial services.
HTMLPDF 13.34.030Definitions.
HTMLPDF 13.34.035Standard court formsRulesAdministrative office of the courts to develop and establishFailure to use or followDistribution.
HTMLPDF 13.34.040Petition to court to deal with dependent childApplication of federal Indian child welfare act.
HTMLPDF 13.34.045Educational liaisonIdentification.
HTMLPDF 13.34.046Educational liaisonResponsibilitiesBackground checks.
HTMLPDF 13.34.050Court order to take child into custody, whenHearing.
HTMLPDF 13.34.055Custody by law enforcement officerRelease from liability.
HTMLPDF 13.34.060Shelter carePlacementCustodyDuties of parties.
HTMLPDF 13.34.062Shelter careNotice of custody and rights.
HTMLPDF 13.34.065Shelter careHearingRecommendation as to further needRelease.
HTMLPDF 13.34.067Shelter careCase conferenceService agreement.
HTMLPDF 13.34.069Shelter careOrder and authorization of health care and education records.
HTMLPDF 13.34.070Summons when petition filedService procedureHearing, whenContempt upon failure to appearRequired notice regarding Indian children.
HTMLPDF 13.34.080Summons when petition filedPublication of notice.
HTMLPDF 13.34.090Rights under chapter proceedings.
HTMLPDF 13.34.092Rights under chapter proceedingsAppointment of counselNotice.
HTMLPDF 13.34.094Description of services provided to parents.
HTMLPDF 13.34.096Right to be heardNotice.
HTMLPDF 13.34.100Appointment of guardian ad litemBackground informationRightsNotification and inquiryReview and removal.
HTMLPDF 13.34.102Guardian ad litemTrainingRegistrySelectionSubstitutionException.
HTMLPDF 13.34.105Guardian ad litemDutiesImmunityAccess to information.
HTMLPDF 13.34.107Guardian ad litemEx parte communicationsRemoval.
HTMLPDF 13.34.108Guardian ad litemFees.
HTMLPDF 13.34.110HearingsFact-finding and dispositionTime and place, notice.
HTMLPDF 13.34.115HearingsPublic excluded when in the best interests of the childNotes and recordsVideo recordings.
HTMLPDF 13.34.120Social study and reports made available at disposition hearingContentsNotice to parents.
HTMLPDF 13.34.125Voluntary adoption planConsideration of preferences for proposed placement.
HTMLPDF 13.34.130Order of disposition for a dependent child, alternativesPetition seeking termination of parent-child relationshipPlacement with relatives, foster family home, group care facility, qualified residential treatment program, or other suitable personsPlacement of an Indian child in out-of-home careContact with siblings.
HTMLPDF 13.34.132Petition seeking termination of parent-child relationshipRequirements.
HTMLPDF 13.34.134Permanent placement of child.
HTMLPDF 13.34.136Permanency plan of care.
HTMLPDF 13.34.138Review hearingsFindingsDuties of parties involvedIn-home placement requirementsHousing assistance.
HTMLPDF 13.34.141Entry, order of dispositionParent, guardian, or custodian of child to engage in services and maintain contact with childNotice.
HTMLPDF 13.34.142Current placement episodeCalculation.
HTMLPDF 13.34.145Permanency planning hearingPurposeTime limitsGoalsReview hearingPetition for termination of parental rightsGuardianship petitionAgency responsibility to provide services to parentsDue process rights.
HTMLPDF 13.34.147Case review panelCreationDuties.
HTMLPDF 13.34.150Modification of orders.
HTMLPDF 13.34.155Concurrent jurisdiction over nonparental actions for child custodyEstablishment or modification of parenting plan.
HTMLPDF 13.34.160Order of support for dependent child.
HTMLPDF 13.34.161Order of support for dependent childNoncomplianceEnforcement of judgment.
HTMLPDF 13.34.165Civil contemptGroundsMotionPenaltyDetention review hearing.
HTMLPDF 13.34.174Order of alcohol or substance abuse diagnostic investigation and evaluationTreatment planBreach of planReports.
HTMLPDF 13.34.176Violation of alcohol or substance abuse treatment conditionsHearingNoticeModification of order.
HTMLPDF 13.34.180Order terminating parent and child relationshipPetitionFilingAllegations.
HTMLPDF 13.34.190Order terminating parent and child relationshipFindings.
HTMLPDF 13.34.200Order terminating parent and child relationshipRights of parties when granted.
HTMLPDF 13.34.210Order terminating parent and child relationshipCustody where no one has parental rights.
HTMLPDF 13.34.212Court-appointed attorney for a child in a dependency proceeding.
HTMLPDF 13.34.215Petition reinstating terminated parental rightsNoticeAchievement of permanency planEffect of granting the petitionHearingChild support liabilityRetroactive applicationLimitation on liability.
HTMLPDF 13.34.232Guardianship for dependent childOrder, contentsRights and duties of dependency guardian.
HTMLPDF 13.34.233Guardianship for dependent childModification or termination of orderHearingTermination of guardianship.
HTMLPDF 13.34.234Guardianship for dependent childDependency guardianship subsidies.
HTMLPDF 13.34.235Guardianship for dependent childReview hearing requirements not applicableException.
HTMLPDF 13.34.237Guardianship for dependent childSubject to dependency and termination of parent-child relationship provisionsExceptionsRequest to convert dependency guardianship to guardianshipDismissal of dependency.
HTMLPDF 13.34.240Acts, records, and proceedings of Indian tribe or band given full faith and credit.
HTMLPDF 13.34.245Voluntary consent to foster care placement for Indian childValidationWithdrawal of consentTermination.
HTMLPDF 13.34.260Foster home placementParental preferencesFoster parent contact with birth parents encouraged.
HTMLPDF 13.34.265Foster home placementConsiderations.
HTMLPDF 13.34.267Extended foster care servicesMaintenance of dependency proceedingPlacement, care of youthAppointment of counselCase plan.
HTMLPDF 13.34.268Extended foster care servicesVoluntary placement agreementDeclinePetition for dependency.
HTMLPDF 13.34.270Child with developmental disabilityOut-of-home placementPermanency planning hearing.
HTMLPDF 13.34.300Relevance of failure to cause juvenile to attend school to neglect petition.
HTMLPDF 13.34.315Health careEvaluation and treatment.
HTMLPDF 13.34.320Inpatient mental health treatmentWhen parental consent requiredHearing.
HTMLPDF 13.34.330Inpatient mental health treatmentPlacement.
HTMLPDF 13.34.340Release of recordsDisclosure to treating physician.
HTMLPDF 13.34.350Dependent childrenInformation sharingGuidelines.
HTMLPDF 13.34.360Transfer of newborn to qualified personCriminal liabilityNotification to child protective servicesDefinitions.
HTMLPDF 13.34.370Evaluation of partiesSelection of evaluators.
HTMLPDF 13.34.380Visitation policies and protocolsDevelopmentElements.
HTMLPDF 13.34.385Petition for visitationRelatives of dependent childrenNoticeModification of orderEffect of granting the petitionRetroactive application.
HTMLPDF 13.34.390Comprehensive services for drug-affected and alcohol-affected mothers and infants.
HTMLPDF 13.34.400Child welfare proceedingsPlacementDocumentation.
HTMLPDF 13.34.410Psychosexual evaluation.
HTMLPDF 13.34.420Qualified residential treatment programRequirements.
HTMLPDF 13.34.425Qualified residential treatment programPlacementHearing.
HTMLPDF 13.34.430Social studyRequired information.
HTMLPDF 13.34.435Washington state center for court researchAttorney-client privilege.
HTMLPDF 13.34.440Federal waivers.
HTMLPDF 13.34.800Drug-affected and alcohol-affected infantsModel project.
HTMLPDF 13.34.801RulesDefinition of "drug-affected infant."
HTMLPDF 13.34.802RulesDefinition of "alcohol-affected infant."
HTMLPDF 13.34.820Permanency for dependent childrenAnnual report.
HTMLPDF 13.34.830Child protection and child welfareRacial disproportionalityEvaluationReport.
HTMLPDF 13.34.900ConstructionChapter applicable to state registered domestic partnerships2009 c 521.
HTMLPDF 13.34.901ConstructionPrevention services.


Family preservation services: Chapter 74.14C RCW.
Foster placement prevention: Chapter 74.14C RCW.
Implementation of chapters 13.32A and 13.34 RCW: RCW 74.13.036.
Information about rights: RCW 26.44.100 through 26.44.120.
Juvenile may be both dependent and an offender: RCW 13.04.300.
Out-of-home careSocial study required: RCW 74.13.065.
Out-of-home placement: RCW 13.32A.140 through 13.32A.190.
Procedures for families in conflict, interstate compact to apply, when: RCW 13.32A.110.
Therapeutic family home program for youth in custody under chapter 13.34 RCW: RCW 74.13.170.
Transitional living programs for youth in the process of being emancipated: RCW 74.13.037.