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Washington Laws on Domestic Violence Prevention -- RCW 26.50
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
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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Lesbian and Gay Couples
Source: Nolo

Links to articles about laws important to lesbian and gay couples. Includes information on some of the key issues affecting same-sex couples, including marriage and domestic partnership laws, moving in together, parenting and property rights.
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Adult Name Change at Marriage and Divorce
Source: Northwest Justice Project

Information regarding name changes when married or when divorced.
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Dissolution of Marriage (Divorce)
Source: Washington State Bar Association

Includes information about ending a marriage, annulment and separation. Covers the following topics: Residency Requirements, Legal Procedures, Waiting Period, Name Change, Parenting Plan, Child Support, Spousal Support, Division of Property, Division of Bills and Debts, Court Orders, Tax Consequences, Service of an Attorney, and Costs and Payments.
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