Discretionary appointment of counsel

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Legislation, Custody Disputes - Children

In private custody proceedings connected to divorce/separation, the court has the power to appoint counsel for a minor in matters related to the development of the parenting plan, or generally for any matter related to custody, support, or visitation.

Cite: Wash. Rev. Code § 26.09.110, Wash. Rev. Code § 26.10.070

Appointment of Counsel: discretionary Qualified: no