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  • 5 Ways an Attorney Can Make the Adoption Process Easier
    Making the decision to adopt a child is an exciting time for your family, but the adoption process can be tricky without the guidance of an experienced attorney. It is important to retain qualified ...
  • The Stepparent's Guide to Adoption
    Families pursue stepparent adoption for many reasons. Blending families is never easy, but stepparent adoption has many advantages and formalizes the relationship between a child and his/her ...
  • The Best Countries for International Adoption
    Adoption is a big decision, and international adoptions come with even more choices. If you're considering an international adoption, the first question you need to answer is, "Where should I ...
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  • Can Divorced Families be Healthy Families? [Infographic]
    For more information on how to prioritize healthy family relationships during and after divorce: Telling Your Children About Divorce How to Successfully Co-Parent after a Divorce When Divorce Makes ...
  • When Divorce Makes you a Better Parent
    A “ divorce selfie ” went viral last week – new divorcee Shannon Neuman posted a selfie of herself and her now ex-husband Chris Neuman outside the courthouse where they finalized ...
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  • Initiating Divorce During the Holidays
    It’s not uncommon for a person or couple to decide to divorce around the holidays. Many do choose to wait until after the new year to file, which is why there are typically a lot more divorce ...
  • How Blended Families Survive the Holidays
    Holidays should be a time of great family memories and warmth. When families become blended following divorce or remarriage, however, the holiday season can cause many to suffer from unwanted anxiety ...
  • Can Divorced Families be Healthy Families? [Infographic]
    For more information on how to prioritize healthy family relationships during and after divorce: Telling Your Children About Divorce How to Successfully Co-Parent after a Divorce When Divorce Makes ...
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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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Am I Entitled To My Spouse's Inheritance?
    People contemplating or going through divorce frequently wonder which assets are subject to property division and which are not. For example, many individuals often question if an inheritance is ...
  • Will Divorce Ruin My Life?
    When spouses grow apart physically, mentally, and emotionally, some choose to work through issues and difficulties, while others find their situations unbearable or beyond repair. For individuals in ...
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  • The Legal Rights of Unmarried Couples
    Unmarried couples have different rights than married couples. But, if you're living together as an unmarried couple and your relationship is ending, there are steps you can take to protect ...
  • 10 Topics Couples Can't Avoid Before Marriage
    Marriage is a big step for any couple. Before taking the big leap, make sure you’ve discussed these ten topics. Compatibility Make sure there is a sufficient courtship period so you are as ...
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  • Can Divorced Families be Healthy Families? [Infographic]
    For more information on how to prioritize healthy family relationships during and after divorce: Telling Your Children About Divorce How to Successfully Co-Parent after a Divorce When Divorce Makes ...
  • 2016 Seattle Family Law Speaker Series CLEs
    These lunchtime CLEs hosted by McKinley Irvin are free and offer 1.0 live CLE credit. There are a limited number of seats. To reserve yours, email CLE@mckinleyirvin.com or call 206-625-9600. Please ...
  • 32 Shocking Divorce Statistics
    The U.S. Census Bureau found that divorce rates for most age groups have been dropping since 1996. Looking at specific divorce statistics for age and region — as well as gay and celebrity ...
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  • Am I Liable for My Ex-Spouse's Debts?
    Property division can be one of the most confusing and challenging parts of a divorce, especially when there are significant assets or debts involved. While most people are aware that items of value ...
  • How Much Child Support Will I Get in Washington State?
    Child support in Washington State is calculated using the Washington State Child Support Schedule (WSCSS) to determine how much child support must be paid to a custodial parent each month. This ...
  • The 5 Most Financially Dangerous Divorce Mistakes
    From determining what will happen to the family home to how much is owed in spousal support, divorcing couples have several short and long-term decisions to make that will have a significant impact on ...
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Unmarried Couples - Click here to view all posts
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  • The Legal Rights of Unmarried Couples
    Unmarried couples have different rights than married couples. But, if you're living together as an unmarried couple and your relationship is ending, there are steps you can take to protect ...
  • Unmarried couples living together: What are your legal rights?
    In place of common law marriage, Washington recognizes committed intimate relationships (also known as meretricious relationships). These are relationships that mimic a marriage and give you legal ...
  • Your Rights When a Domestic Partner Dies
    In the United States, cohabitating partners (couples who live together) have many of the same property rights as they would if they were legally married. However, most of these laws apply to couples ...
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  • Best Seattle Divorce Lawyer