Washington Marriage Laws

RCW 26.60.030 - Requirements

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Revised Code of Washington - Title 26: Domestic Relations - Chapter 60: State registered domestic partnerships


To enter into a state registered domestic partnership the two persons involved must meet the following requirements: (1) Both persons share a common residence; (2) Both persons are at least eighteen years of age; (3) Neither person is married to someone other than the party to the domestic partnership and neither person is in a state registered domestic partnership with another person; (4) Both persons are capable of consenting to the domestic partnership; (5) Both of the following are true: (a) The persons are not nearer of kin to each other than second cousins, whether of the whole or half blood computing by the rules of the civil law; and (b) Neither person is a sibling, child, grandchild, aunt, uncle, niece, or nephew to the other person; and (6) Either (a) both persons are members of the same sex; or (b) at least one of the persons is sixty-two years of age or older.

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[2007 c 156 § 4.]

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