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Cigarettes And Divorce [Infographic]

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By now we’re all aware that cigarette smoking carries certain potential health hazards. That’s not news to anyone. You can’t even watch prime time TV without constant reminders. But it may also carry one unexpected danger, it may lead you down the road to divorce. As it turns out, quitting …

Washington State Divorce Rates Per County

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What are the divorce rates in WA State? Thousands of marriages come to an end every day. That’s not shocking when you consider roughly 50% of all marriages end in divorce. Washington is no exception to this. Divorce is a common occurrence across the Evergreen State. Digging into the statistics …

Goldberg Jones Bracket Challenge

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year. No, we’re not talking about Christmas or New Year’s. We’re talking about March Madness. Once again, the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament is HERE! And once again, Goldberg Jones is running our annual March Madness Bracket Challenge. This year, the champ walks away …

Divorce Capital Of Washington

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Washington plays host to a variety of capitals. Of course, there’s Olympia, the state capital. But we also have many of the less official, often self-appointed types as well. No surprise, Seattle is the “Coffee Capital of the World.” Forks is the “Logging Capital of the World.” (Also the “Sparkly …

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How To Divorce ASAP

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By the time you get to the point where you’re ready to file for divorce, you’re probably done with it. Odds are, you just want to get it over as quickly as possible. That’s an understandable feeling. But in many cases, perhaps most, taking the fastest route isn’t necessarily the …

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How Do I Ask For Divorce?

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It’s time. You’ve tried everything, counselors, retreats, every trick, tool, or suggestion you can get your hands on. But nothing works. Nothing can possibly fix your marriage. You need to move on, for you, for your kids, your friends, your peace of mind, and probably even your spouse. But one …

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Divorce Causes Big Families?

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Divorce changes family dynamics, relationships, living situations, and more. It’s also apparently leading to significantly larger families. With the holidays all too fresh in your mind, you may still be recovering from trying to schedule festivities with new in-laws, stepchildren, kids who live with their other parent, and more. It’s …

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Welcome Seattle Attorney Tonya Meehan

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Goldberg Jones would like to take this opportunity to welcome Tonya Meehan to our Seattle team! An experienced, knowledgeable family law practitioner, Tonya Meehan is a strong advocate for her clients and a valuable new addition to the Goldberg Jones family. With more than 15 years of experience, Tonya will …

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Legal Separation When Divorce Isn’t An Option

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Despite the “’til death do us part” portion of most wedding vows, not all unions stand the test of time. It’s not always the happily ever after fairy tale like in the movies. Marriages end every day and divorce has become commonplace for people young and old. But divorce isn’t …

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How Education Impacts Divorce

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Education forms a big part or most people’s lives in the United States. We go through a decade-plus of compulsory schooling, then a substantial majority opt for college. According to statistics from the U.S. Department of Labor, in 2016, 69.7% of high school graduates enrolled in colleges or universities. And …