LMPSR 1.1 PARENTING SEMINARS A. The parents, petitioners, and respondents shall complete a parenting seminar approved by the Court in all cases filed under RCW Chapters 26.09, 26.10, and 26.26, which require a parenting or residential plan or custody order for minor children, including marital dissolutions, legal separations, paternity residential plans, non-parent custody actions, any action where one or both of the parties is under the age of eighteen (18) years, and any action in which the Court makes a discretionary finding that a parenting seminar would be in the best interest of the children. The Court may also order additional persons involved in the parenting of the minor children to attend the parenting seminar. B. Major Modifications of Parenting/Residential Plans or Custody Orders: All parents, petitioners, and respondents involved in a major modification of a parenting or residential plan or custody order need to have attended the parenting seminar at least once since the original case was filed before the court will enter modified parenting or residential plans or custody orders. A copy of the attendance certificate shall be filed with the Clerk of the Court. [Adopted effective September 1, 1995; Amended effective September 1, 2007]
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