COMPLEX/HIGH-ASSET DIVORCE

Each divorce comes with its own set of emotional struggles and financial risks and you should never try to tackle them alone. No matter what your financial situation, is essential that you work with an experienced family law attorney who will advise you assertively and effectively and ensure all aspects of the process are addressed …

CHOOSING LEGAL SEPARATION OR DIVORCE IN WASHINGTON STATE

What is the difference between legal separation and divorce? With both legal separation and divorce, there is a division of assets and debts and an agreements put in place for child support obligations and parenting plans. Procedurally, pursuing divorce and pursuing legal separation in Washington State are very similar. The primary difference is that with …

NEW YEAR, NEW START: WHY JANUARY IS “DIVORCE MONTH”

Trends in recent years have given January the less-than-endearing nickname “Divorce Month”, with January seeing more divorce inquiries than at any other time in the year. Others refer to January as the beginning of “Divorce Season”, as people are beginning to consider their options and divorce rates remain higher beginning in January and through March. Either …

TIPS FOR HOLIDAY SURVIVAL DURING AND AFTER DIVORCE

The holidays can be a stressful time for even the happiest of families, with increased togetherness and financial strain accompanying the yuletide joy. For those who are in the process of divorce or separation or who have recently divorced, it can be a whole other level of painful emotion and stress. Those who are newly …

MANAGING HIGH CONFLICT DIVORCE

The experience of a divorce is unique to each individual. Even within a couple, each spouse’s experience is separate and distinct. In general, divorce is an emotional and painful process with stress and conflict often prevalent. Even in the best of circumstances, divorce is hard. In the best case scenario of divorce, a couple will …

DATING AFTER DIVORCE AND FAMILY LAW IMPLICATIONS

The Washington Post recently published an article about dating after divorce and discussing the question of whether it is better to be divorced or never married when dating as a 40-something. It is all a matter of perspective and opinion, but the article brings up some interesting points. Those who have been married before are not …

BACK TO SCHOOL! POSTSECONDARY EDUCATIONAL SUPPORT COSTS FOR DIVORCED PARENTS

It’s that time of year again. Summer is over and school is back in session. It’s a mixed bag of emotions for parents, with excitement and hope about their children’s growth and transitions. Alongside all of the positive feelings, many parents also struggle with financial stress around school expenses. For divorced parents, it’s that much …