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Parenting seminarsRules.

Any court rules adopted for the implementation of parenting seminars shall include the following provisions:
(1) In no case shall opposing parties be required to attend seminars together;
(2) Upon a showing of domestic violence or abuse which would not require mutual decision making pursuant to RCW 26.09.191, or that a parent's attendance at the seminar is not in the children's best interests, the court shall either:
(a) Waive the requirement of completion of the seminar; or
(b) Provide an alternative, voluntary parenting seminar for battered spouses or battered domestic partners; and
(3) The court may waive the seminar for good cause.
(4) Cases filed as a minor guardianship under chapter 11.130 RCW are exempt from requirements of parenting seminar attendance.


Part headings not lawSeverability2008 c 6: See RCW 26.60.900 and 26.60.901.
Effective date1994 c 267: See note following RCW 26.09.191.
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