2011 Washington Code
Title 26 Domestic relations
26.10 Nonparental actions for child custody.
26.10.135 Custody orders -- Background information to be consulted.
(1) Before granting any order regarding the custody of a child under this chapter, the court shall consult the judicial information system, if available, to determine the existence of any information and proceedings that are relevant to the placement of the child.
(2) Before entering a final order, the court shall:
(a) Direct the department of social and health services to release information as provided under RCW 13.50.100; and
(b) Require the petitioner to provide the results of an examination of state and national criminal identification data provided by the Washington state patrol criminal identification system as described in chapter 43.43 RCW for the petitioner and adult members of the petitioner's household.
[2003 c 105 § 1.]
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