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How to Become a Legal Parent in Washington

Authored By: Legal Voice

Washington law provides several ways for people raising children together to become legal parents. This publication covers: 1. Legal parentage; 2. Becoming a legal parent; 3. Other options for people who are not legal parents; 4. Parenting after divorce/separation; and 5. Resources

Last Review and Update: Oct 26, 2018