That process is similar to a dissolution of marriage process.
Legal marriages in other states and countries are recognized as valid in Washington.
Some examples of various types of family violence are intimate partner violence, child abuse and neglect, elder abuse, violence based on so-called "honour" and forced marriage. A person can be the victim of one or more forms of violence or abuse including: Physical abuse, including assault, is the intentional use of force against a person without that person's consent.
It can cause physical pain or injury that may last a long time.
You have to be legally married for the court to enter a Decree of Dissolution.
Washington State does recognize domestic partnerships, and if two people are registered as domestic partners with the state, then they must dissolve their domestic partnership through the courts.
On the contrary, employees have won cases where their employers told them they could only be fired for good cause.
There are many forms of violence, including physical, sexual, emotional and financial abuse.
The different forms of abuse can also occur in a range of relationships and contexts.
HISTORY: 1962 Code Section 20-106; 1952 Code Section 20-106; 1949 (46) 216; 1951 (47) 539; 1985 Act No. In lieu of publication of summons as provided in Sections 15-9-710 to 15-9-740 the plaintiff may cause such process to be served personally upon any nonresident and the service so made shall be sufficient.
HISTORY: 1962 Code Section 20-107; 1952 Code Section 20-107; 1949 (46) 216.
HISTORY: 1962 Code Section 20-103; 1952 Code Section 20-103; 1949 (46) 216; 1951 (47) 539; 1975 (59) 310; 1987 Act No. HISTORY: 1962 Code Section 20-104; 1952 Code Section 20-104; 1949 (46) 216. Actions for divorce from the bonds of matrimony shall, except as otherwise provided, be only in the equity jurisdiction of the court of common pleas.