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4 Ways To Celebrate Men’s Health Month

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Did you know June is Men’s Health Month? As you might imagine, the goal is to raise awareness about common health issues men face and to spread knowledge about how to prevent, treat, and detect these problems. It’s important to take care of yourself and look after your health and …

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Dana Carvey On Gray Divorce [Divorce Meme]

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We’ve all heard, “It’s funny because it’s true,” or some variation of the saying. And that certainly goes for what comedian, actor, Saturday Night Live veteran, and overall comic treasure Dana Carvey has to say about the rise of gray divorce. It’s hilarious for sure, but also insightful and all …

The Craziest Divorce Story

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Divorce often turn crazy and twisted, but hopefully yours doesn’t get this nuts. In Port Orchard, Washington, a man recently plead guilty perjury and forgery in one of the most bizarre divorce stories we’ve heard in a while. And it just keeps getting more and more insane as it develops. …

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Can Long Commutes Cause Divorce?

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No two divorces are ever the same. What ruins one relationship doesn’t necessarily cause the same havoc in another. And it’s crazy to see what unexpected factors increase risks of divorce. For example, did you know a long daily commute intensifies your chances of splitting up? While it may sound …

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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 …

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 …

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Meet Divorce Attorney Amanda N. Gamble

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Goldberg Jones is excited to welcome the newest addition to our Seattle family: Amanda N. Gamble. Skilled and versatile, she brings a keen legal eye to our team of family law attorneys. Amanda will provide another major resource to the husbands and fathers of the Puget Sound region in divorce and custody …

Emerald City Comic Con

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While it’s certainly not as massive as its pop-culture-behemoth sibling in San Diego, Seattle’s Emerald City Comic Con has come into its own in recent years. The 2018 installment is almost here, running March 1-4 at the Washington State Convention Center. It’s a fun, nerdy time, and also a great …

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 …

8 Seattle Family Holiday Events

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It sneaks up on us every year! But with Thanksgiving in the rearview, now it’s time to turn our attention to the upcoming holidays. We have to wait and see if it’ll be a White Christmas, but there’s still plenty of Holiday Spirit to go around in Seattle. And we …

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Surviving Thanksgiving

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Thanksgiving is upon us. Though it’s traditionally full of family, friends, and other loved ones, this time of year is often tough for newly divorced dads. You may feel alone, especially if you don’t have your kids for the holiday. But there are ways to cope and survive what can …

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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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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 …

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Joel Odimba Jr. Joins Goldberg Jones

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Goldberg Jones would like to take this opportunity to welcome the newest member of our Seattle team: Joel C. Odimba Jr. An effective, efficient, and dedicated family law practitioner, Joel is a strong advocate for his clients and a valuable new part of the Goldberg Jones team. He will be …

Back to School Tips

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We’re nearing the end of summer, and you know what that means: it’s almost time for the kids to go back to school. Some districts have already started, but most still have at least a few weeks left. This time of year often gets hectic and stressful for children as …

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Child Custody Hearings

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Child custody battles tend to become heated and contentious. Emotions run high, parents often drag each other through the mud, and it’s generally a harrowing experience. This all makes sense: we love our kids and want them to be part of our lives. But what do you need to know …

5 Seattle Family Adventures

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How did we get here? Summer’s almost over. Stores have started advertising back to school sales. It all snuck up so fast! But don’t worry if it feels like summer slipped through your fingers, you’re not alone. It happens to everyone. There’s no need to worry, though. There’s still plenty …

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No Fault Divorce in WA State

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Divorce often represents a time of great difficulty. You have emotional turmoil to contend with, practical and logistical concerns, and with forms, attorneys, and appearances, the process gets incredibly complex. Any number of factors can further complicate matters. One such snag is when you want to end your marriage, but the …

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6 Best Ways To Celebrate Divorce

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Not every divorce turns into a knock-down-drag-out brawl between spouses. Still, even in the best cases, they’re often tense, stressful, emotional times. Afterward, you may need to blow off some steam or just take a deep breath and relax. People love an excuse to party, whether it’s a promotion at …

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Welcome Attorney Jayde Logan

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Goldberg Jones would like to take this opportunity to welcome the newest member of our Seattle team: Jayde Logan. Jayde is a wonderful addition to the firm and will be a valuable resource for husbands and fathers in the Puget Sound area. A motivated, passionate family law practitioner, Jayde Logan …

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One of Washington’s Best

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We are pleased to announce that Seattle Business magazine has named Goldberg Jones one of Washington’s 100 Best Companies to Work For. Not only did we make the top 100, we cracked the top 25, coming in at number 24 on the countdown. “We are fortunate to have an incredibly skilled, …

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10 Great Movie Dads

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Father’s Day is upon us once again, the holiday where we celebrate dads and everything they do for us. There are countless ways to mark the occasion. It’s almost officially summer, the weather’s getting better day-to-day, and barbecues and baseball games are classic ways to spend a sunny afternoon. But …