Goldberg Jones

Divorce Lawyers For Men

Washington State family law, as written, does not discriminate against men during divorce and family law cases, but many men feel that is the practical result. Our team of Seattle divorce lawyers for men can help you navigate through the legal process and protect what’s most valuable to you.
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(206) 448-1010 Or 1-800-DIVORCE
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Goldberg Jones

Divorce Lawyers For Men

Washington State family law, as written, does not discriminate against men during divorce and family law cases, but many men feel that is the practical result. Our team of Seattle divorce lawyers for men can help you navigate through the legal process and protect what’s most valuable to you.
Free Case Review

(206) 448-1010 Or 1-800-DIVORCE
Phone questions are answered at no charge!

Seattle Divorce Lawyers

As Seattle’s premier family law firm for men, the divorce attorneys at Goldberg Jones are dedicated to representing Western Washington’s husbands and fathers in divorce, child custody, child support, and other family law cases.
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how do you file for divorce

Divorce For Men

Filing For Divorce In Washington State

Divorce is much more than filing paperwork. It can become complicated. This disrupts your life and the lives of the people you care about. Mistakes can cause lasting damage. If you’re going to end your marriage, you need to protect yourself and what matters most to you.
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Child custody

How Is Child Custody Decided?

Married or unmarried, child custody is one of the most important issues fathers face. Parenting plans, custody, and visitation arrangements put in place here establish all future contact with your kids and many factors impact this.
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Child Support

How Is Child Support Calculated?

Child support is one of the biggest expenses after divorce and custody cases. Payments cover the cost of food, shelter, clothing, and other expenses. Depending on circumstances, you may be entitled to receive or obligated to make payments.
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Fathers' Rights

What Are A Father's Rights?

There is a common perception that a mother has the upper hand in child custody cases. However, the laws in Washington State don’t favor one parent over the other. It can be disorienting trying to make sense of complex family law issues, and it's important to understand your rights as a husband or father under Washington divorce laws.
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Goldberg Jones

How We're Different

When you call many other law firms, the first person you speak to is often a middleman, salesperson, or not even a lawyer at all.

At Goldberg Jones, our managing attorney, Ken Alan, talks directly to each and every person who contacts us. Even before an in-person consultation, Ken takes your phone questions at no charge, giving you the information you need right now.

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Information You Need

Family law is all we do. As leaders in the field, we provide concrete answers and a clear view of your options.

Divorce for men can seem a bit murky; we help you navigate legal waters and help protect what’s most valuable to you.

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Assessment and Guidance

No two cases play out the same. Our managing attorney examines the details of your case, assesses your situation, and provides guidance on how best to move forward.

Our attorneys take strong, active measures to protect you and your interests in divorce, custody, and other family law matters. We’re dedicated to defending your rights as a husband and dad.
how are assets divided in divorce

Property Division

How Is Property Divided In Washington?

Washington is one of a handful of states that still practice community property statutes. Only nine of the 50 states—and Alaska by agreement—in the union adhere to this model. The rest abide by equitable distribution.
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Property Division

How Do Courts Divide Debt In Divorce?

Washington State views all assets, and debts, accrued during the marriage as equally belonging to both spouses. That doesn’t mean courts split everything down the middle in divorce though.
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advantages of filing first

Divorce Process

What Are The Advantages Of Filing For Divorce First?

While the spouse who files for divorce first does get the ball rolling, that doesn’t always give you the lead. There are advantages and disadvantages of filing first depending on your situation.
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how do you get a modification

Child Support

Can You Get A Child Support Modification?

To change a child support order in Washington State, there are two different ways to proceed. One is to file a Motion for Adjustment of Child Support and the other is to submit a Petition to Modify Child Support.
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child custody and marijuana

Child Custody

Can Marijuana Affect Child Custody?

Despite its legal status and the fact that you can buy it at one of the many stores that popped up in Washington like springtime mushrooms, it can often have an impact on child custody cases.
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Divorce Process

What to Do When Your Ex Violates A Court Order

Once it’s handed down by the proper authorities, your divorce agreement is an official court order. By choosing not to abide by the agreement, your ex risks possible legal problems, including contempt charges.
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Divorce Process

Divorce Jurisdiction: Where You File Matters

States often have differences regarding custody, child support, property division, spousal support, and more. In some states, laws even vary by county.
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how is alimony calculated

Finances

How Is Spousal Support Calculated?

Spousal support most often comes into play when there’s a significant gap in earning potential between spouses or in cases of substantial financial need.
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does washington have common law marriage

Property Division

Does Washington Have Common Law Marriage?

Common-law marriage is essentially marriage by default, but how it works varies. Washington State doesn't allow it but will recognize them from other states.
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pet custody during divorce

Divorce Process

Does Washington State Have Pet Custody Laws?

In Washington State, pets are considered personal property. But, emotional attachments are common, so courts may be mindful of the unique circumstances.
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how is a business divided in divorce

Property Division

A Business Is A Divisible Asset; Can You Protect It?

Whether it’s a construction company, dog walking service, or million-dollar software concern, the court may view it as community property and treat it as such.
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millenials versus boomer versus gen x divorce rate

Divorce Statistics

Breaking Down Divorce Rates By Generation

Millennials, Gen-X, and Boomers all have drastically different traits. One key difference between generations is how people view marriage, divorce, and family.
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how much does divorce cost in washington state

Divorce

Cost Of Divorce In Washington State

Simple divorces can be inexpensive, but the more complicated it is, the faster fees pile up. Here are some costs, obvious and otherwise, you should be aware of.
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Divorce

Divorce Strategies To Know Before Filing

Ending a marriage can be a long, complicated endeavor, one with a ton of moving parts. This makes it important to have divorce strategies in place.
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