Domestic Violence Family Law

Family law cases can unfortunately often involve domestic violence. Are you a victim of domestic violence (“DV”) or being accused of perpetrating it, maybe even falsely? These are not uncommon issues in family law matters, whether a divorce, parenting plan modifications, or protection orders with and without children involved. You need to take action and …

Divorce

Divorce is daunting. Whether you want it to happen or not, it is overwhelming. You need to get the right information to take steps early in your case to set you up for success. No matter what your friends or family members may tell you about what happened in their divorces, please know that no …

Family Law

Your story matters to us. We want to hear what you are going through and provide a roadmap to help you get where you need to be no matter the obstacles. Maybe you have been thinking about seeking a divorce and now is the time to act. Perhaps you were recently served with divorce or …

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 …

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 …

Divorce for IT/Tech Professionals

Dissolving a marriage is complex in a way that comes with lasting financial and emotional impacts. Tech professionals have additional distinct challenges and considerations when facing divorce that others do not. If you are a tech professional and in the early stages of considering divorce, it is critical to work closely with a family law attorney familiar with the compensation …

Committed Intimate Relationships

“We have been together forever! We aren’t married, but don’t I have any rights?” Unmarried couples in Washington State do not have what some states call, “common law marriage,” but Washington courts do recognize “committed intimate relationships.” These relationships exist when an unmarried couple lives together for a significant period of time and live in …

Spousal Maintenance

It is often stated that money is the leading cause of stress in relationships. Couples may engage in power struggles around money, communication about money, or financial imbalances within the relationship. For these reasons and more, finances are also a common contributor to separation and divorce. It doesn’t end there. Finances are commonly the most …

Legal Separation

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 …

LGBTQ Family Law

Dellino Law Group ardently supports marriage and relationship equality. Regardless of sexual or gender orientation, we believe in each family’s right to exceptional legal representation. LGBTQ family law continues to change rapidly, both federally and in Washington State. We are dedicated to remaining up-to-date and knowledgeable with the evolving nature of the law, and we …

Protection Orders

What is a protection order? Is a protection order the same thing as a restraining order? Hey, what about a no contact order? How do I know if I can get a protection order and which one? What do I do if someone serves me with a protection order? Protection orders are the source of …

Mediation / Dispute Resolution Services

Mediation is a form of Alternative Dispute Resolution that can help you resolve your family law matter without litigation. In addition to representing our clients in mediations on a regular basis, Dellino Law Group also provides mediation and arbitration services to help you settle your family law matter. We have attorneys trained as mediators who …