(1) A relative may bring civil action against any
other relative if, with intent to deny access to a child by that
relative of the child who has a right to physical custody of or
visitation with the child or a parent with whom the child resides
pursuant to a parenting plan order, the relative takes, entices,
or conceals the child from that relative. The plaintiff may be
awarded, in addition to any damages awarded by the court, the
reasonable expenses incurred by the plaintiff in locating the
child, including, but not limited to, investigative services and
reasonable attorneys' fees.
(2) "Relative" means an ancestor, descendant, or sibling including a relative of the same degree through marriage, domestic partnership, or adoption, or a spouse or domestic partner.
[2008 c 6 § 1019; 1987 c 460 § 22; 1984 c 95 § 6.]
Part headings not law -- Severability -- 2008 c 6: See RCW 26.60.900 and 26.60.901.
Severability -- 1984 c 95: See note following RCW 9A.40.060.