Washington Revised Code Title 11. Probate and Trust Law § 11.84.010. Definitions

As used in this chapter:

(1) “Abuser” means any person who participates, either as a principal or an accessory before the fact, in the willful and unlawful financial exploitation of a vulnerable adult.

(2) “Decedent” means:

(a) Any person whose life is taken by a slayer;  or

(b) Any deceased person who, at any time during life in which he or she was a vulnerable adult, was the victim of financial exploitation by an abuser.

(3) “Financial exploitation” has the same meaning as provided in RCW 74.34.020 , as enacted or hereafter amended.

(4) “Property” includes any real and personal property and any right or interest therein.

(5) “Slayer” means any person who participates, either as a principal or an accessory before the fact, in the willful and unlawful killing of any other person as determined under RCW 11.84.140 .

(6) “Vulnerable adult” has the same meaning as provided in RCW 74.34.020 .


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