This is a very fact intensive situation. Assuming your friend and husband reside in Pierce County, many judges and commissioners do not like a party fleeing without any notice to the other parent or at least a goodby phone call from the child. They preder that rather than just flee and hide out, that a party should take advantage of getting an order for protection (restraining order) to keep the other party away, pending a hearing. There is a Court Facilitator to assist with paperwork,
Many more facts are needed regarding the situation, and your friend needs to contact a family law attorney ASAP.
This post is not intended to be specific Legal advice, but merely a post on general family law. Independent counsel should be sought with respect to the specifics of this case.Ask a similar question
If she hasn't already contacted an attorney or sought an Order for Protection, she may also want to try to contact area domestic violence shelters. A good place to start in Pierce County is the Crystal Judson Family Justice Center, (253) 798-4166 or (800) 764-2420.Ask a similar question