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Domestic Violence


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Child Abuse (3)
Elder Abuse (1)
Spousal/Partner Abuse (3)

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Reporting Abuse of Children or Vulnerable Adults
Source: Washington State Department of Social and Health Services

General information about reporting the abuse of children and vulnerable adults. Contains telephone numbers for DSHS's Endharm hotline.
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Court Forms: Antiharassment
Source: Washington Courts

Information about Antiharassment orders, including forms and links to related laws.
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Protection from Elder Abuse
Source: Northwest Justice Project

Information about elder abuse or abuse of vulnerable adults and how to get protection from abuse.
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Workfirst and the Family Violence Amendment
Source: Northwest Justice Project

Describes the Family Violence Amendment and its impact on the Workfirst program.
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RCW 26.44-Abuse of Children
Source: Washington State Legislature

Links to Washington statutes regarding the abuse of children, including laws on legal protections for abused children, reporting duties, the appointment of a guardian ad litem, temporary restraining orders, children taken into custody under court order, alleged perpetrators, and treatment for abusive persons removed from the home.
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