USA Statutes : washington
Title : Domestic relations
Chapter : Family abandonment or nonsupport
RCW 26.20.080Proof of wilfulness Application of penalty provisions.Proof of the nonsupport of a spouse or of a child or children, or the omission to furnish necessary food, clothing, shelter, or medical attendance for a spouse, or for a child or children, is prima facie evidence that the nonsupport or omission to furnish food, clothing, shelter, or medical attendance is wilful. The provisions of RCW 26.20.030 and 26.20.035 are applicable regardless of the marital status of the person who has a child dependent upon him or her, and regardless of the nonexistence of any decree requiring payment of support or maintenance.[1984 c 260 § 28; 1973 1st ex.s. c 154 § 36; 1913 c 28 § 3; RRS § 6910. Formerly RCW 26.20.080 and 26.20.090.]Notes:Severability -- 1984 c 260: See RCW 26.18.900.Severability -- 1973 1st ex.s. c 154: See note following RCW 2.12.030.