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You would have to file a third party custody action and have both biological parents agree to enter an order specifying the same. Absent that agreement, you would have to prove in court that both biological parents are unfit -- a very difficult, and expensive task. In Wa. state, biological parents have an absolute right to determine who sees their children and when, if at all. Any agreement that is not approved by the court is unenforceable, so you may not write up your own contract.
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