Also see: Washington Criminal Stalking Law
Wa. Rev. Code Ann. § 9A.36.083. Malicious harassment--Civil action. (1993)
In addition to the criminal penalty provided in RCW 9A.36.080 for committing a crime of malicious harassment, the victim may bring a civil cause of action for malicious harassment against the harasser. A person may be liable to the victim of malicious harassment for actual damages, punitive damages of up to ten thousand dollars, and reasonable attorneys' fees and costs incurred in bringing the action.