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A dependency petition shall contain:
    (a), (b), (d) – (g) (Reserved)
     (c) Indian Children.  If the petitioner knows or has reason to know that the juvenile is or may be an Indian child as defined in RCW 13.38, the petition shall so state and shall state the name of the Indian Tribe, or if not known, the basis of the child's Indian heritage.
     (h) Verification.  If the petition is prepared by a Juvenile Court Liaison worker on behalf of the petitioning DSHS social worker, or the private agency coordinator on behalf of an individual or private agency, it shall contain a verified statement by the Liaison worker or private agency coordinator that the information contained therein was provided by the petitioning social worker and that the finalized petition accurately reflects said information.

[Effective January 2, 1994; amended effective September 1, 2005; September 2, 2013.]