(1) Except as provided in subsection (2) of this section, after hearings pursuant
to RCW 13.34.110 or 13.34.130, the court may enter an order terminating all parental rights to a child only if
the court finds that:
(a)(i) The allegations contained in the petition as provided in RCW 13.34.180(1) are established by clear, cogent, and convincing evidence; or
(iii) The allegation under *RCW 13.34.180(2) is established beyond a reasonable doubt. In determining whether RCW 13.34.180(1) (e) and (f) are established beyond a reasonable doubt, the court shall consider whether one or
more of the aggravated circumstances listed in RCW 13.34.132 exist; or
(iv) The allegation under *RCW 13.34.180(3) is established beyond a reasonable doubt; and
(b) Such an order is in the best interests of the child.
(2) The provisions of chapter 13.38 RCW must be followed in any proceeding under this
chapter for termination of the parent-child relationship of an Indian child as defined
in RCW 13.38.040.
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