Blog Posts in 2017

What Should I Ask for in a Divorce Settlement?

The division of property is a difficult aspect of the divorce process. It includes the family home, any other shared real estate, vehicles, funds in bank accounts or trusts, investments, stock ...
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Dating During a Divorce: Is It a Risk?

Once you and your spouse make the decision to divorce, you might think it is an acceptable time to embark on a new chapter and start dating. However, dating while in the midst of divorce could ...
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Getting Divorced While Pregnant: The Legal Issues

When a couple is in the midst of divorce, pregnancy can be incredibly stressful. While some couples may choose to postpone the divorce until after the child is born, others may feel waiting ...
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Can Household Chores Cause Divorce?

A recent report from Pew Research Center’s Religious Landscape Study found that more than half of married individuals feel that sharing household chores is an important key to a successful ...
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Do I Have To Pay Child Support If I Have No Income?

If you are going through a divorce and have children, you and your spouse will need to work out a child support arrangement, including who has to pay and how much the monthly obligation will be. ...
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What Kind of Divorce Do You Want?

When seeking to end a marriage, it is important to know that there is more than one path to reach this goal. Determining which option is best for you will depend entirely on your own circumstances, ...
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Dads & Divorce: Tips for Fathers

Fathers play a critically important role in the lives of their children and Washington state law recognizes this by providing fathers with rights and tools that allow them to establish and maintain ...
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What Happens in the Middle of the Divorce Process?

When considering divorce, people typically have questions and concerns about how to get started and how to obtain the resolutions they want. These are important issues. However, understanding what ...
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Gray Divorce: Ending Marriage Later in Life

The idea of divorce often conjures up images of young couples deciding to call it quits after discovering they don’t get along after all. While this is certainly true in some cases, statistics ...
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Changing Beneficiary Designations After Divorce

When experiencing the challenges of a divorce, it can be difficult to focus on many practical implications you will need to consider. One important issue that is often forgotten is the updating of key ...
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Top Seattle Family Law Attorney Janet A. George Joins McKinley Irvin

On January 30, 2017, Janet A. George, widely recognized as one of the top family law attorneys in Washington State, merged her prestigious family law practice with McKinley Irvin. “After decades ...
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Can a Bad Vacation Lead to Divorce?

Research and statistics on divorce have shown us there can be seasonality when it comes to spouses deciding to end their marriage. Most notably, studies have shown that upticks in divorce filings are ...
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What are the Benefits of Legal Separation?

Divorce has a heaviness to it that can be intimidating to some people who are unhappy with the condition of their marriage. To completely and permanently end a marriage (and any benefits the marriage ...
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When Billionaires Divorce: Unique Issues for High Net Worth Couples

The world’s fascination with the wealthy elite can be especially intense when a divorce occurs. When a significant amount of wealth is at stake, a high net worth divorce can be extremely ...
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