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Dividing Property in Washington Divorce

Posted On August 6, 2022 Divorce,Family Law,Property Division

Washington is a community property state, which means any property acquired throughout a marriage is divided equally in divorce. Our Bellevue divorce lawyers are here to explain asset division for a Washington divorce.

Asset Division in Washington

The court must …

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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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Prenuptial Agreements in Washington

Posted On July 12, 2022 Family Law,Property Division

A prenuptial agreement in Washington is a contract a couple enters into prior to their wedding. Having a prenuptial agreement does not mean that you and your future spouse anticipate a divorce. Instead, it allows each party to take an …

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Does Everything Become Community Property After Marriage in Washington?

Posted On June 15, 2021 Property Division

Community property is generally considered everything that a couple earns or acquires during their marriage – unless you have agreed upon and stated differently in a prenuptial or postnuptial agreement. However, a spouse can have separate property that does not

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Is Washington a 50/50 State for Divorce?

Posted On June 1, 2021 Divorce,Property Division

Washington is a 50/50 divorce state. This means that almost all property, assets, and debts acquired during a marriage are subject to division in a divorce—regardless of who secured them. However, it does not mean that everything will be divided

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