Family Law Blog

A little knowledge can go a long way to protect your assets and family relationships. Planning can save headaches and money, and can provide peace of mind. The articles and tips in this section of the McKinley Irvin website are intended to help you understand and prepare for some of the more common issues you’ll encounter in a divorce, child custody, or other family law matter.

Please be advised that family cases can be very complex. The information provided here should not be construed as legal advice in your case.

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What is Considered Separate Property in a Divorce?

There are two general types of assets or properties in a divorce, communal assets and separate assets. In the state of Washington, everything acquired during the marriage is considered communal ...
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Summertime Co-Parenting Tips

While summer means fun and relaxation for most families, for divorced and separated parents, summer break can be quite complicated. Between day care arrangements while school is out, negotiating ...
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How to Survive Wedding Season When You Are Recently Divorced

Spring is just around the corner, and with it comes warmer weather, bright and fragrant flowers, blue skies, and, of course, weddings. Weddings can be stressful for anyone, but if you’ve ...
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Vicki Oslund Joins McKinley Irvin as Senior Attorney in Everett

McKinley Irvin is thrilled to welcome Senior Attorney Vicki L. Oslund to our Everett office. Vicki is a respected attorney in the family law community with more than 19 years of experience in ...
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What is Post-Secondary Child Support?

Post-secondary child support, also called post-secondary educational support, is the court-ordered payment for a child’s college expenses. Under Washington state law, the court can order a ...
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What Happens if You Lie About Your Finances in a Divorce?

At the beginning of a divorce, each party is asked to fill out a financial affidavit. This formal document is typically required in divorce litigation, because it provides the official information ...
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20 McKinley Irvin Family Law Attorneys Named 2017 Washington Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

Congratulations to the 20 attorneys from our Seattle, Bellevue, Everett, Tacoma, and Vancouver offices who have been recognized this year as Super Lawyers and Rising Stars. Only 5 percent of all ...
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What Are the Parental Rights of Unmarried Parents?

Child custody is often complicated, but when the parents are unmarried, establishing parental rights can make custody, visitation, and child support more problematic. When two people have a child out ...
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How Complex Assets Are Divided in a Divorce

Untangling finances during the divorce process can become complicated, especially if you have complex assets to be valued and divided, such as a business, professional practice, retirement assets, ...
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Attorney Amy Cross Joins McKinley Irvin in Portland

McKinley Irvin is delighted to welcome our newest attorney, Amy Cross, to our Portland office. Not only is she a skilled family law attorney, Amy also brings years of experience in estate planning and ...
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