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Self-Care Tips for Divorcing Clients

Posted On November 20, 2020 Divorce

Going through a divorce can be one of the most difficult situations you ever have to face, especially when children are involved. It’s important to find ways to cope as you transition, and acknowledging your feelings and those of your

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Child Support Arrears in Washington State

Posted On November 12, 2020 Children, Family Law

The family law term for when a parent fails to make mandated payments and child support becomes past due is “child support arrears.” Most often, this does not occur intentionally. However, parents cannot escape paying court mandated child support, even

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What is a QDRO and Does Your Divorce Need One?

Posted On October 14, 2020 Divorce

A QDRO (pronounced “kwadro”), is a Qualified Domestic Relations Order that creates an alternate spouse’s right to receive all or a portion of the benefits payable under a retirement or pension plan. Since any of your marital assets can be

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Could Divorce Mediation Work for You?

Posted On October 7, 2020 Divorce

Divorce mediation can be an effective way to resolve conflicts and end a marriage amicably. However, unlike a judge, a mediator will only serve as a facilitator and will not make any decisions for you. That means you, and your

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Considerations for Same-Sex Divorce

Posted On September 30, 2020 Divorce

Since same-sex marriages are still very new in receiving legal recognition, there are unique challenges that a divorcing couple may face when utilizing the court system. The process is generally the same as it is for heterosexual couples. However, resolving

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