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How Do Washington Courts Determine Spousal Support?

Posted On July 23, 2022 Child Support,Divorce,Property Division

Washington courts do not follow a specific formula from the state when it comes to awarding spousal support. Instead, various factors are taken into consideration when determining whether one spouse must make support payments to the other.

Length of Marriage

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Child Support Enforcement in Washington

Posted On April 11, 2022 Child Support,Children,Family Law

A child support order is a legal obligation in Washington, which means failing to pay can result in penalties. In addition, the state offers multiple enforcement methods for a custodial parent to utilize for collecting missed or late payments. 

The

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Remarriage and Child Support in Washington

Posted On April 4, 2022 Child Support,Children,Divorce,Family Law

After a divorce, one or both spouses will inevitably go on to have new relationships, and you may be wondering if remarriage will impact child support payments. In Washington, remarriage in and of itself is not a factor for modifying

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How Does the Court Determine Child Support?

Posted On March 14, 2022 Child Support,Children,Custody,Family Law,Parenting Plans

One or both parents may be legally obligated to pay child support in Washington. However, the noncustodial parent is typically who has to pay child support, which is the parent who spends less than 50 percent of the time

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How To Modify Child Support Payments

Posted On March 14, 2022 Child Support,Children,Family Law,Parenting Plans

Once the court has issued a child support order, it can only be changed through a “modification.” This involves filing a petition to modify and appearing at a hearing. However, there are stipulations on when and why a change

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