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Domestic Violence

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General Information (8)
Child Abuse (2)
Elder Abuse (1)
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Marriage and Living Together
http://family.findlaw.com/marriage/
Source: Findlaw

Links to legal information about marriage and living together. Includes links to information on marriage in general, pre-marital agreements, domestic partnerships, joint property -- financial aspects, other agreements, common law marriage, gay and lesbian issues, domestic violence, state specific and jurisdictional resources and international issues.
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Protect Our Vulnerable Adults
http://www.aasa.dshs.wa.gov/topics/abuse/
Source: Washington State Department of Social and Health Services

General information about preventing and identifying abuse of vulnerable adults and resources for reporting abuse.
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Washington Laws on Abuse of Children -- RCW 26.44
http://www.leg.wa.gov/RCW/index.cfm?fuseaction=cha
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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Washington Laws on Domestic Violence Prevention -- RCW 26.50
http://www.leg.wa.gov/RCW/index.cfm?fuseaction=cha
Source: Washington State Legislature

Links to Washington statutes regarding domestic violence prevention including laws regarding actions on behalf of vulnerable adults, petitions for orders of protection, court costs and procedures for protection actions, domestic violence perpetrator programs, titles to real estate and parenting plans.
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Domestic Violence
http://www.courts.wa.gov/forms/?fa=forms.contribut
Source: Washington Courts

Resource containing links related to domestic violence prevention. Includes links to Interactive Domestic Violence Protection Orders, Domestic Violence Forms and Instructions, Foreign Language translations of Domestic Violence Forms and Instructions, the laws pertaining to domestic violence in Washington State, and other self-help resources.
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Revised Code of Washington Reimbursement -- Restitution to Victim -- Notice -- Fees -- Order to Withhold and Deliver -- Limitation
http://www.leg.wa.gov/RCW/index.cfm?fuseaction=sec
Source: Washington State Legislature

Link to RCW 7.68.120 relating to restitution to crime victims
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Understanding Child Neglect-Resources for Reporters and Citizens
http://www.dshs.wa.gov/geninfo/undnegl.html
Source: Washington State Department of Social and Health Services

General information about child neglect in Washington and how you can prevent it.
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Domestic Violence: How the Legal System can Help Protect You
http://www.lawhelp.org/documents/1475913700.pdf?st
Source: Northwest Justice Project

General information about domestic violence and how the legal system can address it.
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Guidelines for Domestic Violence Protection and Anti-harassment Orders
http://www.courts.wa.gov/dv/index.cfm?fa=dv.guide
Source: Washington Courts

Basic guidelines for domestic violence protection and anti-harassment orders. Includes guidelines for civil protection orders, oral instructions to accompany the entry of protection orders, criminal no-contact orders, anti-harassment orders, minors as parties in DV or anti-harassment cases, perpetrator treatment, modification or termination requests, and foreign protection orders.
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Domestic Violence Programs in Washington State
http://www.wscadv.org/help/index.htm
Source: Washington State Coalition against Domestic Violence

List containing contact information for domestic violence service providers in Washington State organized by county.
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Domestic Violence Protection Order Process
http://www.courts.wa.gov/dv/?fa=dv_order.home
Source: Washington Courts

Information explaining the domestic violence protection order process. Includes information on the types of protection order available, how to obtain a protection order, the jurisdiction of the courts, the service of protection orders, commonly asked questions and forms and instructions related to protection orders.
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Domestic Violence: Questions and Answers for Immigrant and Refugee Women
http://www.lawhelp.org/WA/showdocument.cfm/County/
Source: Northwest Justice Project

Questions and answers regarding the options and rights of immigrant and refugee women and their children who are victims of domestic violence.
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