Life insurance policies can be one of the more delicate knots to untie in divorce and oftentimes get overlooked when ending a marriage.
If you and your ex have kids, you’re going to run into them at games, plays, and other events. It’s important to keep yourself in check in these cases.
As a rule, the longer the marriage, the more complex the divorce. The other side of that coin is in shorter marriages, divorce can be relatively simple.
Sometimes referred to as shared custody, the courts award parental rights and responsibilities to both parents. This means they share the duties of raising their child.
Divorce throws a child’s world into upheaval, but what about cases of split custody? Will the court really separate siblings?
Sports are important to a lot of kids, but can your ex step in and stop your child from playing sports or participating in other activities?
Deciding to end a marriage is a huge choice, and knowing whether or not to hire a divorce lawyer can have a massive impact on the outcome.
When it comes to ending a marriage, timing is everything. Here’s what to consider when determining the best time to divorce.
A great deal of information changes hands during the divorce process. Discovery is the tool through which this happens. Here’s how it works.
Jobs and employment status often play a big part in divorce. But what jobs have the highest divorce rates? And which jobs have the lowest divorce rates?
Because social media has such an impact, it makes sense that it plays a role in our marriages. And often times that also means it plays a role in divorce.
The minimum amount of time a divorce takes is 90 days, but many factors can make it take much longer.
Your ex planning to take the kids out of the country can be a scary proposition. Knowing your rights and legal options will help put your mind at ease.
Your ex may be tempted to hide assets during the divorce. Here are some signs this may be going on. These don’t automatically mean that’s the case, but if you see one or more of these, it might be worth closer examination.
The process of divorce sounds complex and scary, but it doesn’t have to be. Here’s how to file for divorce in Washington state.
What does a parenting plan include? After a divorce, this document lays out all of the custody, residential time, and visitation regarding your children.
Ending a marriage usually evokes images of court, but there are other options. Divorce mediation is a common, effective option.
Many of us consider pets part of the family, but how does the law view them in divorce?
You’ve tried everything you can to fix your broken marriage, but nothing works. It’s time. But there’s one looming question: how do I ask for divorce?
Different generations have different traits. Obviously. But how each age group views marriage and divorce tells us a lot about them.
The division of property plays a big role when it comes to ending a marriage, but it’s also important to know how courts treat shared debt in divorce.
In divorce and custody suits, a guardian ad litem may come in to look after the best interest of any children involved. Here’s what you need to be aware of.
If you’re going through a divorce, you may want to hold off making major purchases until the process is over. Here’s why.
What makes a good lawyer? What personality traits make up a good divorce attorney? We take a look at the good and the bad.
Keeping track of your money is important all the time, but taking steps to rebuild finances after divorce is especially vital moving forward.
The most harrowing part of many divorces is the fight for child custody and visitation. Here are some dos and don’ts to strengthen your case.
On a practical level, a divorce decree grants the dissolution of marriage and lays out the basic information regarding the separation.
Divorce is expensive, that’s not a surprise, but how much should you expect to pay?
While every couple has their own unique reasons to break up, themes do emerge and there are many common reasons for divorce.
Child custody hearings are hugely important, but what should you expect? What questions will you be asked? How do you need to prepare?
Ending a marriage is delicate and complex, and a business only complicates matters. Here’s how to protect your business in divorce.
You can choose to represent yourself in divorce proceedings, but is that the smart choice? Here are some benefits and drawbacks of pro se divorce.
Ending a marriage can be a long, tricky process. Here are some divorce strategies to prepare and make the road as smooth as possible.
In the last few weeks there have already been significant changes that affect the Divorce and Family Law process. With temporary court closures, it means our efforts now focus on alternative methods of dispute resolution such as Mediation, or binding Arbitration.
What options do you have if you want to divorce but you can’t find your spouse and don’t know where they live?
Following divorce, parents face a number of new issues, one of which is child support. But how does the state calculate child support?
If you don’t shield your inheritance properly, you stand to lose a substantial amount when it comes to divorce and the division of property.
Moving out of a shared home can have a negative impact on your divorce in a number of ways. It’s important to know the impact this decision can have.
If you have kids, custody exchanges after divorce are going to be a fact of life. They’re not always easy, but here are some ways to keep things civil.
We all know that parents have a huge impact on a child’s life, but why is it important for kids to have fathers present and accounted for?This isn’t to say a child is raised without a father can’t be happy and successful, it’s about increasing the odds.
Child custody disputes can be heated, contentious affairs. But what if you’re not a biological parent? Do you even have a chance to win guardianship?
In Washington, protection orders serve to guard against abuse, stalking, and harassment. Here’s what you need to know about them.
Mudslinging and conflict are common occurrences in divorce, but when abuse allegations come into play, that changes things dramatically.
Father’s Day may look a little bit different this year, thanks to COVID-19, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t ways to celebrate dad!
Criminal charges often have a major impact on custody cases. The legal mire of new Seattle Seahawk Quinton Dunbar may show us how.
“You might not expect this from a divorce attorney, but I would say tough it out. Understand that you’re stretched. Everyone is. So be kind to each other.”
Stepfathers often spend decades providing love, support, and guidance to children. In divorce, it feels like your work, dedication, and sacrifice disappear.
Rebuilding your network of friends after a divorce can be intimidating. But fear not, friendships are attainable with a little elbow grease and patience.
In part two of “dating after divorce,” Torr Lindberg shares some tactics to help you comfortably segue back into the dating scene.
The Washington Division of Child Support is key to enforcing support orders. Here’s how it works.