are financially responsible for any and all costs associated with the support,
treatment, and confinement of their children.
Detention and electronic monitoring costs will be assessed.
affidavits are available in the Juvenile Administration office.
Completion of financial affidavits will assist the court in proper
assessment of costs.
to Revised Code of Washington (RCW) 13.16.085, and 13.40.220, the
Juvenile Court and Detention Facility has the authority, after a hearing, to
assess the costs associated with the legal process and detention of offenders
to the parents, custodians, or legal guardians of those offenders. It is
the responsibility of the parents to contribute to the support of their
children whether they are at home or in a local facility. It is the
responsibility of the Juvenile Court to make reasonable efforts to collect
funds to reimburse the general fund for reasonable care and custody costs
associated with the confinement of offenders.
Collections will be made in
keeping with the following:
- Parents will be assessed
costs based upon their ability to pay, utilizing a sliding scale.
- Current monthly salary
verification (pay stubs) will be required along with two prior months. Most
recent two years tax returns may also be required to verify income and
deductions. This affidavit will be used for assessment of costs associated
with detention and electronic home monitoring. Salary verification includes total
household income from all sources. Those who do not provide income
verification will be assessed at the highest rate.
- The cost of Detention is
$62.00 per day or $62.00 per stay, with a lifetime maximum of $1,000.00 per family. The sliding fee scale will be utilized if appropriate.
- The cost of Electronic Home
Monitoring (EHM) is $7.50 per day.
for Determination of Indigency Report Form
Determination of Indigency Report
For further information about the Parent Pay Program, please contact:
- Please note, the Adobe
Acrobat Reader software is required to view and/or print the Determination of Indigency
Report form. The Acrobat Reader software can be downloaded free from Adobe's
- Veronica D'Abreau
- Krystal Salmeri (360) 709-3163