Child Custody issues are difficult to settle no matter what the situation in the household is, but it is somewhat more straightforward if the parents were married. If the parents weren’t married, it becomes a more difficult scenario. Determining parentage plays a large role in how custody orders are handled when the parents are unmarried.
Have you been ordered to participate in mandatory arbitration in Washington State? If so, you may wonder what arbitration is, how it works, and who will pay for the costs of the process. You might also wonder if you need to have a lawyer when you are involved in the arbitration process.
Getting divorced isn’t an easy decision in Washington, especially when you have children. Who will get Child Custody in Washington? Where will the children go to school? Who gets to make important decisions like health care?
When setting up your child custody agreement, you should always consider the best needs of your child. However, when you are doing this, you might find that your child will be unable to guide you through desires well enough for you to come up with your custody plan, so you will have to come up […]
Are you currently in a situation that is harmful or threatening to you or your children? If you are in a situation that makes you fearful for your safety, you might consider applying for a restraining order. If you’ve considered obtaining an order of protection, you should understand how restraining orders work in Washington State.
Within the past half-century, the practice of divorcing without assigning blame to either party has spread throughout all fifty states. Divorcing partners who opt for no-fault divorce can end their marriage without revealing the private and sensitive reasons why their union could not be saved. It is common practice to base a no-fault divorce on irreconcilable differences; […]