RCW 26.09.197, Issuance of Temporary Parenting Plan – Criteria.
After considering the affidavit required by RCW 26.09.194(1) and other relevant evidence presented, the court shall make a temporary parenting plan that is in the best interest of the child. In making this determination, the court shall give particular consideration to:
(1) Which parent has taken greater responsibility during the last twelve months for performing parenting functions relating to the daily needs of the child; and
(2) Which parenting arrangements will cause the least disruption to the child’s emotional stability while the action is pending.
The court shall also consider the factors used to determine residential provisions in the permanent parenting plan.