They agreed to conceive a child with the intention of forming a family, and the petitioner gave birth.B., Reimen and Frazier chose to have children and form a family.637, 645, 626 P.2d 16 (1981) (discussing former RCW (1973)).RCW , like former RCW , specified that “[t]he court shall determine custody in accordance with the best interests of the child.” Following enactment of this new chapter, the Court of Appeals recognized the legislature's intent to continue the prior law in In re Custody of Stell, 56 Wash.B., Reimen's and Frazier's status as legal parents was established at the outset.The legislature has created and refined a statutory scheme by which a stepparent may obtain custody of a stepchild.We are the nation’s leading civil liberties advocate in the Supreme Court.With over 200 staff attorneys and an extensive network of cooperating attorneys, we handle thousands of cases each year on behalf of clients whose rights have been violated.
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was six years old, the petitioner terminated Carvin's contact with L.
In In re Marriage of Allen, the Court of Appeals reasoned that the “best interests of the child” standard, according to which custody was to be determined under the former Washington custody statute, applied only to actions between parents.
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The parties shared parenting responsibilities for the child and held themselves out to the public as a family.