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RCW 26.16.180: Spouses or domestic partners may sue each other

Published: 2015

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RCWs > Title 26 > Chapter 26.16 > Section 26.16.180



RCW 26.16.180

Spouses or domestic partners may sue each other.

Should either spouse or either domestic partner obtain possession or control of property belonging to the other, either before or after marriage or before or after entering into a state registered domestic partnership, the owner of the property may maintain an action therefor, or for any right growing out of the same, in the same manner and to the same extent as if they were unmarried or were not in a state registered domestic partnership.
[2008 c 6 § 615; Code 1881 § 2401; 1879 p 80 § 28; 1873 p 452 § 8; RRS § 6903.]


Part headings not law—Severability—2008 c 6: See RCW 26.60.900 and 26.60.901.
Privileged communications: RCW 5.60.060.