INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT
SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES
Division of Child Support (DCS)
Subject: Establish support order based on existence of a registered domestic partnership.
Effective Date: April 23, 2010.
Document Description: This PCM explains that DCS may establish administrative child support orders against male or female registered domestic partners based on their legal status as a presumed parent, even if there is no biological relationship to the child.
To receive a copy of the interpretive or policy statements, contact Janet Hazelton, Division of Child Support, P.O. Box 11520, Tacoma, WA 98411-5520, phone (360) 664-5236, TDD/TTY (360) 753-9122, fax (360) 586-3274, e-mail JHazelto@dshs.wa.gov, web site http://www.dshs.wa.gov/dcs/.